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The grounds are very nice and the temple is interesting. You can stay there as a retreat. Behind the main temple is a long hike up to the top of the mountain behind. Take care on the stones going up and down.
I did an overnight templestay at Beomeosa Temple (you can make a reservation on their website). It was a good mini break from the city life with no-meat food, 108 prostrations, early morning hike etc.. A lot of older people come here to go on hikes early in the morning. The…
Located up in the mountains. The building have been destroyed and rebuilt many times since they were founded en 678
Conveniently located with options of walking from Beomosa subway station or taking bus 90 to the temple at Won1300 per adult. The peaceful and calm atmosphere at entrance was soothing with lots of vegetation. Well maintained park and a nice walk along the main path passing…
Went end of October but trees are still mostly green. Interesting 600 year old fertile female Gingko trees with lots of Gingko fruits. Nice walk uphill.