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  • BONGEUNSA TEMPLE

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    Founded in 794, Bongeunsa Temple is a great place to find some peace and quiet in bustling Seoul. Located in prosperous Gangnam, the temple is just a short walk from the Coex exhibition and a shopping center and benefits from convenient access of the subway station. Well known for its thousands of lanterns, visitors who wish to spend more time staying and relaxing here, there is a temple stay program where visitors can meditate to Buddhist teachings and take a few days off from their busy lives. From June 27th to August 24th this year, the temple has been holding a lotus flower festival with these beautiful plants arranged along the path to the temple.

    Accessible from:
    Samseong Station, Line 2. Exit 6
    Bongeunsa Station, Line 9. Exit 1.