We actually found it completely by mistake. We were driving to a beautiful riverside area in Wondong just outside of Yangsan. On our way we had to go up a mountain pass and coming down we saw the entrance to the temple. We quickly found a spot along the road to park. Even the outside of this temple is beautiful. There were beautiful Spring flowers blooming all around and a small stream running near the temple. There was also a small building next to it with some hens clucking around freely.
We walked under the entrance way and up a small hill to get to the main temple area. It was very quiet with only a handful of people there. There was also an eerie voice playing on a speakerphone with some traditional music (I’m guessing it was explaining the history of the temple).
From the main area there was a stairway build in to the surrounding rocks. We climbed up and about halfway up we managed to get an incredible view of a giant Buddha carved in to the mountain across from us. It was absolutely beautiful and we were both pleasantly surprised by it.
Unfortunately you need a car to get here. It is between the towns of Samnangjin and Wondong. and about 20 minutes outside of Yangsan city.
The actual address is: Yongdang-ri, Wondong-myeon, Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do.