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Haeinsa Temple

122, Haeinsa-gil, Gaya-myeon, Hapcheon-Gun, Gyeongsangnam-do 50200, South Korea
+82 55-934-3000
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The depository of Tripitaka Koreana, the famous collection of Buddhist texts on woodblocks.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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122, Haeinsa-gil, Gaya-myeon, Hapcheon-Gun, Gyeongsangnam-do 50200, South Korea
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We reached the Haeinsa temple by bus from Daegu (Seobu bus terminal, 1-1.5h). The bus stops at the bottom of a small hill from which the temple is sign posted. We found it easily. To get back, the bus stops across the street and hours...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a place. Tranquilizing, peaceful place to rest your soul. We joined the free and easy package. Reach there at 430pm with a rented car. Its a bit hard to find but we bum into a local that needed a ride and direct us there....More

1  Thank noobby
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The temple, with its 80 thousand woodcut plates is a unique temple. Set in a pretty wood on a step climb, the temple complex takes forty to fifty minutes to view completely. Two issues: Don't expect to see the plates, they are not accessible. Access...More

1  Thank Adrian Y
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

If you drive dont miss 농산정 the stunning waterfall and rock If you drive to Haeinsa Temple, dont miss this beautiful waterfall and historical stone carvings calligraphy near at the ticket counter. You can park your car no the right ride and walk opposite and...More

1  Thank Chin H
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Amazing hike to the temple on the mountainside. I saw flowing rivers, wild boars, beautiful trees, and green, green everywhere as far as you can see. Then I got to the temple itself. It was amazing and although they closed off the main attraction, the...More

Thank wallasian87
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The Haeinsa temple is home to set of 80,000 wood blocks that are engraved with the Tripitaka Koreana. They were created in the 13th century and are the largest set of wood blocking cravings in the world.

1  Thank savemoneyandhavefun
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

It is a pleasant uphill walk (about 3/4 mile) from the bus stop to the Temple gate. There is a museum a short way up the walkway. You walk on a designated path, not on rough terrain. There are also bathrooms and a café on...More

Thank Vacati0nMania
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The temple is a bit of a walk up the hill and once there its a compact location Lots going on, gift shop, lanterns with good wishes for sale, coffee and book shop and a few places to snack. However, your main reason is not...More

Thank FOL-1003
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

It is one of SAM BO Temples. Great. It is Beob Bo Sa Chal(Temple of bible). Many people think it is far from daugu, but actually it is shorter that the time between Seoul and Namiseon. In other word it will take one hour from...More

1  Thank KEVINHWANG
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Ancient monastery and temple from the 9th century. A must visit in any trip to Korea. Located on a mountain in a national park with one main temple, but 8 or 9 smaller temples within 1 km distance. Highly recommended (!)

1  Thank Yaron M
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6 September 2016|
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Response from Chin H | Reviewed this property |
You can see the Tripitaka from distance. More than 5 meter. 2 sample of Tripitaka show in close distance. Don't expect to see thousand of Tripitaka. Personally, I don't think worth it to visit. You can see the replica of... More
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Anne B
23 February 2015|
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Response from Brockenhagen | Reviewed this property |
We've not yet done a temple stay, but my understanding is privacy and comfort shouldn't be expected. I've heard it can be an amazing experience, but as the parent of younger children, it's something we haven't yet... More
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