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  • Bongeunsa Buddhist temple in Gangnam (강남구 봉은사)

  • Vera Lee 627
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    Come walk around Bongeunsa, a Buddhist temple in the heart of Seoul’s Gangnam district! Marie and I spent a wonderful spring afternoon walking around the famous Bong-eun-sa temple located in the middle of Gangnam district, right across the street from the famous COEX Mall. This temple was founded in 794 A.D., and has experienced a history of attacks and fires. Most recently, it was almost completely burned down in 1939 and the Korean War, with only 1 building surviving the major fires. Since then, the majority of the complex has been rebuilt and is even undergoing construction projects to this day. In the middle of busy Gangnam district, one should take a step back into the past by visiting this temple. It’s definitely worth it! This temple also offers a Temple Stay program for visitors. For information: 82-2-3218-4895 (in English) 82-2-3218-4826 (in Korean) Email: bongeunsa@templestay.com By Subway: Line 2 – Samseong Station (Exit 6) Line 7 – Cheongdam Station (Exit 2) By Bus: ASEM Tower Bus Stop Blue Bus: 351 Green Bus: 3411, 3412 KEPCO Bus Stop Blue Bus: 143, 146, 301, 342, 362, 401 Green Bus: 2225, 3217, 3218, 3414, 3417, 4411, 4418, 4419, 01, 06 Red Bus: 9407, 9413 Thanks for watching!!! Please support me and my videos by Liking, Subscribing, and leaving Comments, Questions, and Suggestions! ^^