The temple grounds contain several large and smaller structures, including the main Buddha Hall, the Grdhrakuta Hall, the Sutra Hall and famously, the Hall of Selecting Buddha, Unhadang Hall and Bowudang Hall. It also contains a traditional tea house and historic and traditional stupas. In front of the Maitreya Hall stands the tallest stone statue of Maitreya Buddha in the country, at 74.5 feet (23 meters), and if you happen to be there during a holiday, the area is often used for outdoor ceremonies and traditional performances.
Tours & Tickets
This cultural tour lets you experience the highlights of Seoul’s popular Gangnam District. Gangnam – you may have heard the song – is known for its upper-class ... Read more
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)