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A wonderful place to visit

Seonunsa Temple and the park it is situated in, Seonunsan mountain, is rally worth going. The... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Dieter S
Commercial but worth it

Set in a beautiful location in the hills the temple sits at the end of a boulevard of hawkers and... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Paul S
Alice Springs, Australia
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250 Seonunsa-ro, Asan-myeon, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do 56452, South Korea
+82 63-561-1422
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Seonunsa Temple and the park it is situated in, Seonunsan mountain, is rally worth going. The temple offers a calm spiritual atmosphere. Go there in the morning when less visitors are around and the monks sind their morning prayers. Some of the buildings are quite...More

Thank Dieter S
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Set in a beautiful location in the hills the temple sits at the end of a boulevard of hawkers and shops. Spend a few minutes looking at the temple, but aim to do some hiking here, it is really pretty and there are a lot...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Seonunsa Temple is pretty, don't get me wrong. It's just hard to call it serene when there are tourists everywhere and, more than that, lots of stalls out front trying to sell you things. I wouldn't be very bothered by this if it weren't for...More

1  Thank Katie J
Reviewed November 15, 2015

This is the head temple of 24th parish in the Korean Jogye order of Buddhism. The name means "the place where an ascetic devotee is practicing zen meditation with the evening cloud which dwells in the blazing red ofthe setting sun." We talked to a...More

1  Thank Ingrid70
Reviewed November 10, 2015

This is a relatively flat and not a big area for a half-day visit for general picnicking, hiking or outdoor photography. As a location for maple leaf photography, I will say it is not attractive enough despite the presence of reflection of coloured trees on...More

Thank Teruce
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Best place to visit if you can't move out from the village. For spending a wonderful day time with family, visiting the attached museum will give some background about old korean culture. Something also I saw there, Detention tortures for how? No English information panel...More

Thank mfd250
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Me and my best friend did the temple stay this is her fourth and my first. I really didn't know what to expect. I found the few days I spent there to be full of reflection and quiet. We hiked the mountain to see the...More

Thank a s
Reviewed August 10, 2015

C1 ( 2015.08.05 ) This temple was famous for calm and good, but I was a little disappointed. This temple was apart from parking area, and worker was not kind, I think. The temple was not bad, but in here and there I felt this...More

Thank CanisHan
Reviewed August 4, 2015

I had the opportunity to stay at the temple and it was an interesting and very memorable experience. It was hot, humid and the clothes they had for overnight visitors were definitely not "American" size! Despite the heat and the tight clothing it was the...More

1  Thank Smiley1Bash
Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Nice and meaningful experience. The guesthouse is cosy and well equipped. The temple manager was helpful and response. It's a one in a lifetime experience.

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