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Hwagyesa Temple

487 Suyu 1-dong, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-902-2663
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Place of peace and tranquility

I decided to venture there on my own, o used 152 bus that took around 45 min, short walk from the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Anna F
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serenity

This historical temple is kind of large with lots of buildings and structures. As it is located in... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Heritago
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13 Mar 2018
“Place of peace and tranquility ”
18 Oct 2017
“serenity”
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487 Suyu 1-dong, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I decided to venture there on my own, o used 152 bus that took around 45 min, short walk from the final stop and it was absolutely amazing, peaceful and joyful. No tourist, no crowds.. The surrounding was magical

2  Thank Anna F
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

This historical temple is kind of large with lots of buildings and structures. As it is located in Jiri Mountain, the air is very clean, and there are good walkways for light-walking. Coffee served in the front shop was of poor quality (kind of instant...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

The location is about 20-30min walk from Suyu Metro Station. We took a cab instead. The place is serene, away from the crowd. When we arrived, there was chanting session. So there was quite a bit of movement in the carpark. Much smaller than I...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

Neat place worth visiting if you will be spending a while in Seoul. I walked there from Suyu Station which takes about 20 minutes from Exit 4. There are no pedestrian signs pointing the way, but look above the road and follow the signs for...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2014

A real gem of a community temple in northern Seoul. Founded in 1300s it is quite old, and had I not been on foot, would probably have not found it. Small store on site, and some walking trails, as well as a beautiful bell tower....More

1  Thank Gary M
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Reviewed 4 February 2008

Having lived near HwaGyeSa, i visited several times. It's a good 25 minute walk up a mild slope to actually reach the temple, but a very peaceful walk with some nice statues and architecture to admire along the way. The temple is very photogenic, so...More

12  Thank uncoeuraweigh
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