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Buddhist Ceremony to Soothe the Dead - SPECTACULAR!

The Ceremony to Soothe the Dead was the most amazing cultural experience I have attended! I will... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Amy M
Seoul, South Korea
Buddhist music listening

Here is in the city center to be able to reach easily. Very beautiful temple with a garden... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
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12 Jun 2018
“Buddhist Ceremony to Soothe the Dead - SPECTACULAR!”
27 Sep 2016
“Buddhist music listening”
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San 1 Bongwon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-392-3007
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

The Ceremony to Soothe the Dead was the most amazing cultural experience I have attended! I will definitely mark my calendar for June 6th, Korean Memorial Day, to attend next year. Even if you missed it, a visit to the Bongwon Buddhist Temple is a...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Here is in the city center to be able to reach easily. Very beautiful temple with a garden waterlilies on pot and chance to hear people who practise buddhist songs, because also a place to teach buddhist music.

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a nice quiet temple up on the hill. It is not on the tourist map and is mostly overlooked. When I inquired about this at the Tourist Information center in Insadong, the receptionist didn't even know about this temple and had to Google...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2015

A beautiful temple, especially in Summer when the lotuses are out. A great idea to pack a picnic basket and wander into the mountain. No information in English though.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Bongwonsa Temple was not in my original Seoul itinerary but I am very happy I made the visit. Sitting on a hill on the outskirts of the capital, Bongwonsa is not yet a tourist stop but that is okay. Eminently peaceful with just a few...More

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