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Gilsangsa Shrine

68, Seonjam-ro 5-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02839, South Korea
+82 2-3672-5945
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Fascinating history

It's certainly very new as far as temples go, but I wanted to see it due to its unique history. It... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2016
clyk12
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New York City, New York
Quiet, beautiful temple

This temple is nestled in a very quiet, wealthy neighbourhood in Seongbuk-ro. It is a little bit of... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
lilmizsara
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Singapore, Singapore
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10 May 2016
“Fascinating history”
18 Apr 2016
“Quiet, beautiful temple”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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68, Seonjam-ro 5-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02839, South Korea
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

It's certainly very new as far as temples go, but I wanted to see it due to its unique history. It seems the website describes the property as a former restaurant, which it technically was, but in reality it was a famed gisaeng house where...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2016

This temple is nestled in a very quiet, wealthy neighbourhood in Seongbuk-ro. It is a little bit of a walk from the main street, although there is a shuttle service bus from one of the bus stops along the street. We went a little late...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Well worth walking by and checking out this impressive temple. Very well restored and maintained. Nicely perched in Seongbuk. While it is lovely - I would not make this a dedicated special trip - but incorporate it into your tour and walks around the area

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Reviewed 20 February 2013

This temple is located in a strikingly quiet neighbourhood of Seoul and it seems to get very few visitors, at least in winter, so visiting it was a very relaxing experience. The compound includes at least as many modern buildings as traditional ones, which did...More

Thank Steven G
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