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Jikjisa Temple

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Wonderful experience! Very informative and peaceful. The staff was extremely kind and generous... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
via mobile
Such a pleasant surprise

This temple is not really high in the mountain or in some remote location so I'm guessing it's... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Stanimir C
Toronto, Canada
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Feb 11, 2019
“Templestay visit”
Apr 29, 2018
“Such a pleasant surprise”
Jikjisa is located in the peacefrul foothills of Mt. Hwangak, It is said that the temple was founded by Master Ado in 418 (Shilla Dynasty). It has a rich and colorful history. Seon (Zen in Japanese) Buddhism teaches 'Bullipmunja Jikjiinsim...more
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216 Unsu-ri, Daehang-myun, Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
+82 10-6356-6084
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful experience! Very informative and peaceful. The staff was extremely kind and generous. Beautiful temple!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nehan914
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This temple is not really high in the mountain or in some remote location so I'm guessing it's fairly easy to go there(went there by car but I wasn't driving). There's an entrance fee for locals but for some reason its free for foreigners(there's a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stanimir C
Reviewed October 4, 2017

The visit to the temple was good and the temple complex is pretty , but there are so many temples in korea, that it is just another temple. The real treat to this location is the walking park with beautiful imaginative fountains and sculptures ,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Pedroofluquillo
Reviewed June 8, 2017

We went to this temple with our Family and had a nice walk through the park and then up to the temple. The temple is beautiful and it is a really peaceful space. A monk realised we were from the UK and he wanted to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Nicberry
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Went to this temple after reading in LP what a pretty temple it is. LP forgot to mention that after the bus ride, it's another 15 minute uphill hike up to the temple. The entrance fee was 2,500 won but apart from viewing the building...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank WendyT722
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Jikjisa is a great place to go to if you want to experience some local culture. Is has a lovely sculpture park and the temple is amazing!! Also, they have traditional restaurants to eat at, a must try!!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Renondrea
Reviewed August 11, 2015

C1 ( 2015.08.07 ) This temple was bigger than I think. As like as another excellent temple, this temple had good atmosphere and air. There was good for walking though temple with fresh air, wind sound, and beautiful view. Always in the tempe, I felt...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank CanisHan
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Gorgeous temple and grounds in the hills of Gimcheon. The abundant cherry blossoms were blooming, not only pretty, but smelled soooo good. Some limited English spoken here. It is so peaceful and beautiful. My 16 year old and I stayed one night, could easily have...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed October 21, 2014

It was interesting experience to stay at the temple as part of temple stay program was proposed to us. There are a few temples around to visit too.

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank Devdutt L
Reviewed May 5, 2011

The participants will experience the monks daily life during 1night 2day templestay program. The day of temple starts on 3:30 am and close 9:00 pm. The templestay program will be served like "Attending Morning/Evening Chanting Ceremony", "Buddhist Meal-Balwoo Meal", "108 times Bowing", "Seon Meditation", etc.

Date of experience: April 2011
4  Thank Jikjisa_Templestay
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