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Takes your breath away, literally!

Very easy,to locate and ample parking for a modest 3,000 Korean Won. There is a huge building in... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2016
Andrew H
South Korea
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beautiful temple

I spend nice time in the temple, the are is big. It is worth to see. Got there with the bus. I... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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132-1 Baekja-ri, Yeongchun-myeon, Danyang-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Very easy,to locate and ample parking for a modest 3,000 Korean Won. There is a huge building in the car park, but the nest is yet to come. Be prepared for a hard climb, the Korean pensioners can do it, then so can you!!! 800m...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

I spend nice time in the temple, the are is big. It is worth to see. Got there with the bus. I brought with me lots of amazing photos, probably spring is good time to go there...

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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

구인사 or Guinsa temple is a very unique experience for you who wants to discover the way of living side by side with Mother Nature. The temple are is huge and have many different temples to visit. I was lucky to have a tempelstay for...More

2  Thank Naja E
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We got to Guinsa Temple on our way from Seoul to Busan. No problems to find it if you have good Navigator (we took one from car rental office). The parking spot (3000 KRW) is 1,4km from the gates to Temple. The staff at parking...More

3  Thank Евгения Ф
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We spent a good half day at this temple complex, which is huge (huge!) and tranquil at the same time. The location is amazing, in a narrow valley in Sobaek Mountains. We took a bus in Danyang (for 3.300 Won) that took us to the...More

1  Thank KarinSl
Reviewed 12 October 2014

N37°02.060' E128°28.918' Wedged into a tranquil valley northeast of Danyang with steep, forested slopes on either side, Guinsa is one of Korea's more remarkable temple complexes. The gold-roofed buildings are as elaborate and hard to find anywhere else, replacing the usual elegant restraint by a...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Nice temple, not very special (the buildings are nice, but you're only allowed to visit a few) free entrance and lunch (you have to finish your meal). Maby it's more fun if you're able to do a temple stay but that's only twich a month.

Thank Annawes091
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I came here with a friend of mine and we were both amazed of the size and the environment at the temple complex. We still regret we didn't have enough time to do a temple stay. But, we will definitely return and do it one...More

1  Thank Seoung K
Reviewed 16 August 2014

It is a must see place. It is a huge building complex with a very spiritual ambience. You have to walk if you miss the bus going up to the mountain. It is not an easy task but it worths the effort. Buildings are beautifully...More

1  Thank begumb2016
Reviewed 9 November 2013 via mobile

So we stayed here for one night as part of the temple stay programme. You actually follow a similar schedule to the monks which includes getting up at 3am for the morning ceremony. It was an incredibly worthwhile experience. The monks that accompanied us where...More

2  Thank SFayers
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