Naksansa Temple, Yangyang-gun

One of the eight greatest scenic areas in the east of Korea, Naksansa Temple has served for centuries as a place of prayer and meditation in pristine natural surroundings. Situated on top of the mountain of the same name, it was built thanks to a Buddhist monk who, after a several days’ meditation, claimed he had seen a goddess who told him to erect a temple there. The spot where he used to meditate now houses a pavilion. Take a walk around the temple and enjoy the view of the sea and the coastline. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Naksansa Temple by using our Yangyang-gun online road trip planner .
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  • Nice temple well renovated and preserved. We were able to attend the monks' prayers and visit the whole site. They also welcome tourists for one or more nights, which we didn't do, but we were able to chat over a cup of tea that she offered us with the person in charge of relations with tourists who told us a little about life in the temple. Very nice visit.
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  • The hotel is located in the heart of the city. It was a great place to visit.
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  • Very beautiful temple with a long history. Highly recommend to visit there once in a life. If you can go there in a lunch time, korean traditional noodle is free.
  • **** Awesome Biddhist temple!! **** The best place to visit in YangYang.
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