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Lovely setting in Korean countryside

We got bus no. 1 from Suncheon which took us on a lovely (and cheap at 1350 won, each way... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Self-Reflective Temple Stay Experience

I stayed here for a one-day Temple Stay in September. It was a beautiful experience, which may be... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Boise, Idaho
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802, SanJukhak-ri, Seungju-eup, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 540-802, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We got bus no. 1 from Suncheon which took us on a lovely (and cheap at 1350 won, each way) , journey to Seonamsa temple. Took about 1 hour. There's a lovely 1.3km walk slightly uphill from the car park and bus stop to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank R7197HCsarahs
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I stayed here for a one-day Temple Stay in September. It was a beautiful experience, which may be considered self-insightful, but which at times was definitely difficult for us in a modern world to learn to quiet our minds. For the temple stay, my group...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KelleCrown
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

It takes about 30min by foot from parking to the temple. The map at parking lot indicates 45km's distance, which is wrong. The trail to the temple is well shaded and along a stream. A quite pleasant walk. We made lunch reservation in the morning...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BillShileiC
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I went herr on a slightly rainy day. The fog made it mysterious. The workers were very friendly, and there were many temples to pop my head in and explore inside. Bring the good camera because there are lots of pictures to take.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Doctor Ryan M
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I have visited many temples over the years in Korea. This is a very nice temple that is not overrun with a large crowd and it allows you to enjoy the serenity of the location

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank u114193
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Really it is a very exciting chance to travel on time when you visit Seonamsa Temple, to get profit from Visits to this kind of Ancient Places, it in neccesary to have the attitude to enjoy the visit, an open mind for imagination, it is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Xesus L
Reviewed 16 October 2015

you can have meal on 11:30-12:00pm with among the monk .dinner ,same too, but i forgot to ask what is dinner time there. Make a call on reservation first, pay 4000won at temple office, then go to canteen for your meal, they will guide you...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank chew17
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is an old temple which is famous for red maehwa (apricot tree) blossoms. It is very good to shoot the blossom with the background of the temple. There is also an old stone bridge on the way to the temple. You can see a...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank PanbongHa
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

It is beautiful temple. Generally speaking, buddhist temples are located in beautiful mountain in Korea. Therefore every temple is beautiful in everywhere. This is one of them. Viewpoints are: - stone bridge - old toilet . Toilet means remove your difficulties in a temple. -...More

Reviewed 18 May 2014

I totally loved this place. One of the nicest parts of my trip to Korea. The bus ride from Suncheon was amazing, winding up through the hills and farms to the temple. The temple itself is stunning, set in mountains with streams and woods. it...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank purplevonny
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