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Address: 63 Dongsan-ri, Jinbu-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do 232-941, South Korea
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A Temple Stay would be perfect!

A korean friend of mine said she had experienced temple stay at Woljeongsa Temple before and it was an amazing place to be at. I would really love to experience that one day. Been... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
mxxxli
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the famous Wiljeongsa Temples set among the Fir trees forest by taxi from Alpensia ski fields. The bridges crossing a small stream to reach the temples has the best scenic views. Within the temples ground, perhaps it was the day we visited, there was little snow, the forests looked yellowish due to winter season. Temples are on smaller... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A korean friend of mine said she had experienced temple stay at Woljeongsa Temple before and it was an amazing place to be at. I would really love to experience that one day. Been there and loved the nature surrounds! It's like a disconnection from the busy city and you focus just on yourself within the nature.

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Thank mxxxli
Cincinnati
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very sacred place for the Buddhist. You can see monks praying, so be respectful and also take off shoes. The area is quite beautiful.

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Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We went to Woljeongsa in the summer time. The serenity and nature was stunning. An english-speaking guide walked us through the program and helped us setting up a tea ceremony with one of the monks. He also helped us understand the Korean Buddhist service (at 4:20am and in the afternoon). We were free to roam and to skip anything in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

I'll start off with the templestay experience and then talk about the temple itself. We had gone there in the middle of winter, January to be exact. There were 3 other foreigners including the 2 of us in the group. While there were aspects of it that were interesting, it was not what we really expected. The program included bead... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

We visited the temples while in Pyongyang for a break from the slopes and it was so beautiful! We had 2 adults and 3 kids including a teenager and it cost 13,000 won (<$13 US)- the booth attendant spoke some English. The buildings are so colorful and fascinating, pretty against a snowy backdrop, and the sound of someone chanting in... More 

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Thank shoresoftheworld
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

The temple is in the heart of the Odea-san National Park and a gem of a visit. I've lived in Korea three times over the past 15 years and can't find a better temple (besides Haein-sa) with amazing scener, a variety of hermitages, and great hiking. The restaurants on the outskirts of the park are amazing. Do yourself a favor,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

I went there for a temple stay. I am not buddhist but love to learn about other religions and cultures and this was perfect. It was relaxed (but take a book! There's a lot of down time), the food was beautiful and waking up at 4.20am (not compulsory) to pray with the monks of the temple was something I will... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

Not a bad place to visit, surrounding scenery was great but do not expect amazing temple buildings. Nonetheless, it's a calm place with beautiful surroundings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

Journey to Woljeongsa itself is breathtaking, surrounded by mountains and fresh air. Buddhism has lots of influence in the korean culture and one finds serenity and peace here. Am definitely coming back for a temple stay.

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