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Jajaeam Temple

Soyo Mt. San1 Sangbongam-dong, Dongducheon, Gyeonggi-do 483-100, South Korea
+82 31-865-4045
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Peaceful

I hiked to the four major points, some spots more scenic then others. The first point was the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
x0caroline0x
via mobile
Quiet escape

This is a great place to just get away. I hiked the entire mountain in about 4 hours going pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2016
jon s
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Austin, Texas
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
5 Sep 2016
“Peaceful ”
3 Jan 2016
“Quiet escape”
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Soyo Mt. San1 Sangbongam-dong, Dongducheon, Gyeonggi-do 483-100, South Korea
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+82 31-865-4045
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I hiked to the four major points, some spots more scenic then others. The first point was the hardest to hike up, many stairs and hard to maneuver areas. Please be careful, I would not recommend children go with you. Some areas up top the...More

Thank x0caroline0x
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to just get away. I hiked the entire mountain in about 4 hours going pretty quick. Bring plenty of water and some snacks. Wear layers since u will warm up quickly hiking nearly straight up.

Thank jon s
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This most serene spirited site is one that I will always keep coming back to that will last a life-time for me. My favorite time to visit is early fall when you get to see and view the beautiful different colorful scenery of Soyo Mountain...More

Thank egz39
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Koreans love to hike/walk. So this place is popular with locals. There were monks there when I went and the people along the trail are surprised to see tourists. The trail is well maintained and steep in many places. ADA is not a Korean thing....More

2  Thank Jason A
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Must do if staying in or near the Dongducheon/Camp Casey area. A nice walk, very approachable for anyone even moderately physically fit. Getting there: I followed liljazz01's instructions to the letter and had no trouble finding the place. Seeing it: to be honest it was...More

4  Thank stewartb40
Reviewed 7 September 2014

If your stationed in Korea, have a day to kill and want to get a good leg workout i recommend this place. Lots of photo opportunities. Tips/Info: 1. Cost 1000W to get in. 2. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Hiking boots or combat boots recommended...More

5  Thank Travlin_Fam71
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Someone already mentioned how to get to Soyosan via vehicle, but it's just as easy to take the bus or train. The 39 bus will take you all the way there, or alternately, you can take Line 1 (dark blue line) to the last stop,...More

4  Thank liljazz01
Reviewed 26 October 2013

A buddy and I went to hike up Mt. Soyosan one weekend and I got the opportunity to check out Chajaeam Temple while I was there. If you get dropped off by taxi it is a bit of a walk until you get to the...More

3  Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Soyosan is an amazing mountain hiking experience and Jajaem Temple is one of the first things you get to from where you start at the bottom. It's an ancient Buddhist temple, hundreds of years old although it was of course rebuilt several times, most recently...More

3  Thank kakos_theo
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