Spring at Bongeunsa Temple, Seoul

For a fine spring day, after those countless freezing days of winter, the only thing I love to do is to wander around and take a glimpse of those budding flowers.

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Yes, there are flowers blooming this time already. Though cherry blossoms were forecasted to bloom a little late yet, forsythia, cornus, azalea, magnolia and even apricot started to show off.

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And so, Seoul is now bathed in yellow and pink ambiance.

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I headed to Bongeunsa Temple, since it’s close to my house and I’ve never been there before.

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Jinyeomun Gate, the main entrance of the temple.

Bongeunsa temple is seated in the center of Seoul just right beside COEX. A millennial Buddhist temple with a long and rich history. A major tourist attraction and popular for visitors who wanted to experience templestay.

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Jongru, Bell Pavilion

The temple has several halls that houses different functions for their diversified programs open for tourists and locals.

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This picturesque temple provides two programs: the Templestay and Templelife.

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Mireuk Daebul (The Great Statue of Maitreya Buddha)

Giving opportunities to experience Buddhist tradition of monastic daily life and purify your body and mind. Allowing a chance to experience traditional culture of Korean Buddhism in a short period.

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Nevertheless, since I’m opt for a walk the scenery and weather were perfect. The flowers around the temple were such a great landscape.

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If you want to visit this attraction, Bongeunsa temple is just a 150meters walk from Bongeunsa Station of Line 9, exit 1.

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