Busan Area Temples
Busan is home to a number of Buddhist temples which are scattered throughout the city. Our list is woefully incomplete. Help us to build a decent list. Click the Contact Us at the top of the page.
Beomosa is Busan's most famous temple. To get there, take subway line 1 to the Beomosa stop. Walk east up the road to the Bus 90 stop (about 200 meters). This bus will take you up the mountain to the temple.
Pusanweb's old guide to Beomosa
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
This temple is unique in that while most temples in Korea are built on mountains, Haedong Yonggungsa is built by the sea. Well worth checking out at least once.
How to get there:
- Take city bus No. 139, 140, or 2003 / city express bus No. 239 or 302-1 and get off at Songjeong Beach. Take a taxi or city bus No. 181.
-Take Busan Subway Line 1 and get off at Dongnae station. Across from there, transfer to city bus No. 100 or 100-1 and get off at Songjeong Beach. Take a taxi or bus No. 181.