Tourist Guide Information

Beomeosa Temple (범어사)

Beomeosa Temple (범어사)

  • Zip Code : 46200
  • Phone number : +82-51-508-3122
  • Homepage (Korean, English)
  • Address : 250, Beomeosa-ro, Geumjeong-gu, Busan
  • Driving directions : [Subway + Bus]
    Beomeosa Station (Busan Subway Line No.1), Exit 5 or 7.
    - Walk along the main road for about 5-min to arrive at Samsin Transportation Bus Stop.
    - Take Bus No. 90 and get off at Beomeosa Ticket Office Bus Stop.

    Approx. 5 min from Beomeosa Station

Beomeosa Temple is located at the eastern edge of Geumjeongsan Mountain, a famous mountain in Busan. It was constructed by monk Ui Sang in the 678, the 18th year of King Munmu (r. 661-681) of the Silla Kingdom. It is one of the three most famous temples in the Yeongnam region, along with Haeinsa Temple and Tongdosa Temple.

Most of the original Beomeosa Temple site was lost during the Imjin War (1592-1598) but was restored in 1613 and has remained until now. Daeungjeon Hall is one of the most delicate and luxurious architectures of the Joseon Dynasty. Other important sites of the temple include Iljumun Gate, a three-story pagoda with four pillars built in the 9th century; pavilions, gates, and eleven hermitages. Designated as a natural monument, the wisteria woods and valleys around the temple are most beautiful in May. Beomeosa Temple also operates a templestay program for visitors to learn more about the Buddhist culture and discover oneself.

Tourist site
  • Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-51-508-3122
  • Day off : N/A (Open all year round)
  • Experience guide : [Templestay]
    Experience type / retreat type
    Reservations & Inquiries: / +82-51-508-5726
  • Parking facilities : Available
  • Hiking Course
    Beomeosa Temple parking lot - Naewonam Hermitage - Godangbong Peak - Bukmun (North) Gate - Jeongsuam Hermitage - Sanseong Village (9km, 2hr40min)
  • Admission Fees
  • Restrooms
  • Interpretation Services Offered
    English (Advanced inquiry required)