In the heart of Nampo, one of Busan’s busiest shopping districts,
rests a quiet and unassuming temple.
It lies, almost hidden, tucked between coffee shops and clothing stores.
If you blink, you might miss the entrance.
Once you pass under the lanterns, climb the stairs,
pay your respects to the giant Buddha statue,
walk past the temple bell,
and enter the dim, dusty room, it’s like you’re in another world.
Giant paper flower lanterns swirl gently in the breeze
from creaky old fans.
the floor is covered in straw mats, and a sense of quiet and serenity fills the air.
It is a great opportunity to take a breath and reflect amid the bali-bali of daily life.
Would you like to visit? Take Busan subway line 1 to the Nampo subway stop and go out at Exit #1.
Photos by Rheedan
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