Top 25 Temples

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Listed below are the top 25 Korean Buddhist temples. These 25 temples have been judged by me to be the best Buddhist temples in Korea. The criteria for judging these 25 temples as the best are based on size, religious importance, most scenic, and artistic and architectural significance, as well.

I hope you enjoy these temples and that you’re able to get out there and explore the best of what Korean Buddhist temples have to offer the world. Here they are in no particular order. And if you want to learn more about these 25 temples, please click on the temples listed below. And without further ado, here are the top 25 Korean Buddhist temples:

1. Beomeosa Temple – 범어사 (Geumjeong-gu, Busan)

2. Doseonsa Temple – 도선사 (Mt. Samgaksan, Seoul)

3. Silleuksa Temple – 신륵사 (Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do)

4. Bulguksa Temple + Seokguram Hermitage (Gyeongju)

5. Tongdosa Temple – – 통도사 (Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do)

6. Haeinsa Temple – 해인사 (Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do)

7. Ssanggyesa Temple – 쌍계사 (Hadong, Gyeongsangnam-do)

8. Buseoksa Temple – 부석사 (Yeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

9. Jikjisa Temple – 직지사 (Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

10. Unmunsa Temple – 운문사 (Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

11. Bongjeongsa Temple – 봉정사 (Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

12. Hwaeomsa Temple – 화엄사 (Gurye, Jeollanam-do)

13. Songgwangsa Temple – 송광사 (Suncheon, Jeollanam-do)

14. Seonamsa Temple – 선암사 (Suncheon, Jeollanam-do)

15. Daeheungsa Temple – 대흥사 (Haenam, Jeollanam-do)

16. Muwisa Temple – 무위사 (Gangjin, Jeollanam-do)

17. Geumsansa Temple – 금산사 (Gimje, Jeollabuk-do)

18. Magoksa Temple – 마곡사 (Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do)

19. Sudeoksa Temple – 수덕사 (Yesan, Chungcheongnam-do)

20. Beopjusa Temple – 법주사 (Boeun-Gun, Chungcheongbuk-do)

21. Sinheungsa Temple – 신흥사 (Sokcho, Gangwon-do)

22. Woljeongsa Temple – 월정사 (Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do)

23. Naksansa Temple – 낙산사 (Yangyang, Gangwon-do)

24. Donghwasa Temple – 동화사 (Dong-gu, Daegu)

25. Gwaneumsa Temple – 관음사 (Jeju City, Jeju-do)