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Half Day Geumsunsa Temple Weekday Program with Lunch from Seoul

In the temple

Head to Geumsunsa Temple and discover the world of Korean Buddhism. Enjoy a fun way to learn about temple life as you try your hand at Dancheong painting, making Buddhist rosaries and more.

  • In the temple
  • 108 Prostrations
  • Balwoogongyang (monastic meal)
  • Main Buddha hall
  • Buddha hall for program (inside)
  • Baru-Gongyang (monastic meal offering)
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  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking assistant / 3-hour temple retreat program / Return transfers
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 08:50 Check-in at The Plaza Hotel Lobby
  • 10:00 Orientation and Temple Tour
    Main Buddha hall Upon arrival at the temple, you will be greeted by friendly monks who will give you a brief introduction into life inside the monastery as well as relay important things to keep in mind during your stay.
  • 11:00 Traditional Korean Culture
    Buddhist rosary Get to know Buddhist culture and traditions as you experience how to make a Buddhist rosary, lotus lantern or paint traditional temple paintwork called Dancheong. A fun way to gain insights into the world of Korean Buddhism.
  • 12:00 Lunch
    Baru-Gongyang (monastic meal offering) Complete your monastic experience dining peacefully with the monks. Savor a hearty serving of vegetarian meals on the floor, eating in silence and sitting erect. Everything on the bowl is to be consumed completely; not one grain wasted. This is done in respect to all life and people.
  • 13:00 Tour Ends at The Plaza Hotel Lobby
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Smoking and drinking alcohol is not allowed inside the temple.
    • The meals provided on this tour are vegetarian only.
    • If less than 3 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 7 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • No halter tops
    • No sleeveless, collarless shirts or T-shirts
    • No short pants
    • No mini skirts
    • No clothing that exposes a large amount of skin
    • No see-through fabrics
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Because the monastery is a religious sanctuary, participants are advised to refrain from showing public displays of affection, singing, dancing and playing loud music.
Additional Note(s)
    • Please be at the check-in location 15 minutes prior to departure time. You will be met by the driver holding a "Templestay" sign.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather, traffic conditions and temple situations.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 5 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4.5 hour(s)
Availability Weekday
Meal Lunch
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