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Jeondeungsa Temple

Onsu-ri, Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon 417-841, South Korea
032-937-0125
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Ranked #4 of 125 attractions in Incheon
Type: Religious Sites
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Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Booked a van on a Paju (near DMZ)---> Jeondeungsa Temple ---> Ganghwa-do tour.... Saw banners there on temple stays as well... Beautiful 15min walk uphill to reach the temple. No words can describe how i felt... See pictures attached... =D

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Big temple, quiet. Take the bus 2 from terminal bus of Ganghwa. Stop at the middle of the road ( you can say Jeongdeungsa to the bus driver) and enter by the south gate. Unfortunately, we missed the bus stop and we enter by the east gate: not so easy !! You have to climb the road. To return to... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This temple is close to the city of Incheon. It's quiet and pleasant and pretty. The food is delicious! A visit to Jeondeungsa is a great way to spend a weekend.

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Guri, South Korea
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468 reviews 468 reviews
261 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

C1 ( 2013.06.03 ) There was a old temple with beautiful landscape. This temple was not big, not small, and had history about 1,300 years old. The overall shape and appearance was not unusual, but main sanctum was unique. Modern form of internal facilities andmModern paintings on the wall was interesting. If you want to feel the atmosphere of a... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We took the $10 two hour tour of the nearby temple just to get out of the airport and see something of the country. It wasd a wonderful little trip. The van was clean and comfortable with a nice guide. The temple was colorful and quite interesting, especially with the explanations. Well worth the time and a bargain for the... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

This temple is located in a beautiful area that when you travel to the top of the grounds you can see over the temple buildings and hills across to the modern skyscrapers of Seoul. It is a beautiful contrast. The program is in the typical Korean rushed way in that you see and experience many parts of temple life but... More

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Incheon, South Korea
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Temple stay is also good for mental health i think there are 3 days or 5 days program for temple stay . once you experience this program i am sure you will endure all suffer time with hope

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Moscow, Russia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Templestay experience at Jeongdeungsa can become a perfect memory of any trip to Korea. Thjs temple is a gem hidden in the mountains very close to Seoul (around 60km from city center). Everything is well arranged for foreigners. If u do a templestay program you will be accompanied with a translator who helps with basic rules and orientation and even... More

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서울특별시, 대한민국
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136 reviews 136 reviews
88 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

you can see the sea and moutain. quiet place where you can feel the recent history of Korea, before open frontiers

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

One of the main attractions here and interesting but nothing special

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