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Buddhist Monasteries in Korea

Buddhist Monasteries in Korea


Buddhism was introduced from China to Korea about 800 years after the demise of Buddha in 372. Korean Buddhism is distinguished from other forms of the religion and thus frequently being visited by global Buddhist Pilgrimages. Buddhism in Korea is an attempt to resolve what it sees as inconsistencies in Mahayana Buddhism. Buddhist tourists spend a great time while visiting and exploring the treasures of Buddhism in Korea. In South Korea, almost 25.3% of population follows Buddhism. A plethora of Temples and monasteries in Korea silently say a great deal about the past and present of the Buddhism of the country.

Famous Buddhist Temples and Monasteries in Korea :

  • Tongdosa Temple
  • Beopjusa Temple
  • Donghaksa Temple
  • Haeinsa Temple
  • Beomeosa Temple