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Address: 10, Chiilri, Gaya-myeon | Haeinsa Seongbo Museum, Hapcheon-Gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Phone Number: +82 55-934-3150

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The small museum, empty on the day of our visit, costs W 20 000 pp (an extra charge above the cost of entering the area in general). It gives some explanation to the woodcut... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
Adrian Y
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The small museum, empty on the day of our visit, costs W 20 000 pp (an extra charge above the cost of entering the area in general). It gives some explanation to the woodcut plates, in English too, but I was left wanting more than the museum could offer.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Overall this place was beautiful especially in the fall, and late summer. HOWEVER, that is also when throngs of people descend onto this area, long lines of cars, a lack of decent accommodation that's reasonably priced is also an issue. Negatives: No dogs allowed(during peak seasons) its a headache trying to deal with the entrance people who say dogs are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Anything pertaining to Haeinsa and Tripitaka Koreana should be spectacular, exposed, explained and proudly displayed. The museum is lacking in many attention drawing features. It is also not advertised properly. The reality is that everything should be in English language besides Korean otherwise the international tourists have difficulties appreciating the information offered.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

N35°47.618' E128°05.678' Haeinsa temple is famous for its Tripitaka Koreana, on the UNESCO world heritage list, and the buildings storing it can be seen behind the last Haeinsa temple. Seeing because entering it is forbidden. From the outside, the wooden blocks are slightly visible through the vertical wooden rungs of the buildings. The Haeinsa Seongbo museum, the first big building... More 

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