HaedonYonggungsa Temple – One of the most famous sites for watching the first sunrise of the New Year


Haedong Yonggungsa Temple

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. This superb find of a tourist spot and temple offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shore line.

Most temples in Korea are located in the mountains. The main sanctuary of the temple was reconstructed in 1970 with careful attention paid to the colors that were traditionally used in such structures.

HaedonYonggungsa Temple

HaedonYonggungsa Temple

On the right-hand side, inside the a cave, is a uniquely designed Buddhist sanctum, while situated just in front of the main sanctuary is a three-story pagoda with four lions.