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Address: 567, Unam-ri, Sagok-myeon, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 314-872, South Korea
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Relaxation with beads assembling.

There are temple with ,temple stay facilities where may stay people want experience meditation under monk's, guidance ,we were there with group and had experiences of relaxation... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2015
Michael L
Holon, Israel
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Seoul, South Korea
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

I did a temple stay at Beopjusa temple two years ago and really enjoyed it – I was the only person doing the temple stay and the Monks and the volunteers were all incredibly friendly and accommodating, but then when I decided to do another temple stay at Magoksa temple in Gongju this January I had a terrible experience –... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

to reach the main temple we had to walk about 25 minutes on easy terrain shadowed by the trees and along the sound of water coming from riverside of the track. we supposed to be served with the tea ceremony by the budhist monks, but for any reason the monks had to cancel it. it is very interesting to see... More 

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Holon, Israel
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297 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

There are temple with ,temple stay facilities where may stay people want experience meditation under monk's, guidance ,we were there with group and had experiences of relaxation by assembling bunch of beads,and testing lotus tea.

Thank Michael L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

It's a nice place to come if you're around. The area is big and you can spend the whole day there for hiking. The temple is a little smaller than I imagined but it was nice. The best time for you to come here is in the autumn when all the leaves change their colors. You can take city bus... More 

1 Thank Clover L
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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63 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2014

It's one of the best temple I've seen in Korea. Authentic and old with a stream around it. I went there in winter but the best time to go there is in April-May or October. The bells are ringing and that makes the atmosphere really special. Entrance fee : 2000won Go there by car or take a bus from Gongju... More 

1 Thank vityaz11
Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

This is a great place! I did the temple stay and really enjoyed everything. The hiking was incredible including amazing wildlife and plant life. The river was sparkling and beautiful. The temple itself was peaceful, authentic, and diverse. I would highly recommend this place for everyone.

2 Thank halleybopp
Jeonju, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2012

There are several hiking paths near the temple so it is possible to combine hiking with a temple visit. It is also a nice place to do a temple stay. It is easy accesible by bus from the old intercity bus terminal and there are signs there with photos of key tourist sites and a timetable of when the buses... More 

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