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27 Jun 2019
“Very Strange Place”
7 Dec 2017
“Special style temple with stone pagoda.”
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8, Dongchon-ri, Maryeong-myeon, Jinan-gun, Jeollabuk-do 567-872, South Korea
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Reviewed 28 June 2019

The temple is a bizarre collage of, . . . rocks. Then, there are the pagodas. One wonders "why?" Crazy old Yi Gap Yong, who wasn't even a monk, they say. But, a nice excursion off the usual tourist trail. There are a multitude of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Parsifal-1886
Reviewed 7 December 2017

CY ( 17.12.04 ) I and my wife visited this temple along mountain path. The temple was impressive because there was different with another temple. The stone pagoda was very unique, and the path to this temple was good and spent proper time about 30...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CanisHan
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Its a nice walk with interesting stone temple at the end. There was direct bus from the Jeonju train station to the south parking lot. Bus takes around 40 minutes. Walk is about 20 minutes but you could move on to the next temple.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Volf
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Just visited With a group of 17 which consists of mostly 80% over 65 y old. Due to a rigorous terrain with a distant of ca 5 km very heavy hiking challenge with a different of more than 150 m elevation , so just 8...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Bufejapmecom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

From Jeonju, our family of 8 decided to book a 9 seaters MPV to cover 3 places of visits at Jeollabuk area, which turn out to be more economical, ease of travelling & relaxing. Our nice Hanok resident caretaker kindly help us to book the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Foonglin
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

If you like walking this is absolutely the place you must visit becouse its very long road that you have to go through, you have to walk for abaut one and half hours for 5 km, not much to see on the way, you only...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Rinaap
Reviewed 29 April 2015

It was amazing to reveal ,that such huge amount of pagodas few dozens,constructed from stones by one Buddhist hermit within 30 years.There were many Korean people ,they preyed on these pagodas . There is 1.5 km way from parking lot,to pagodas, on all this way...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Michael L
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Beautiful sunny day to join the hike up and over the horse ear mountains to temple.Lots of interest along the way as well as interesting people.Park entrance fee is 3000 won .go have a look

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Nick W
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Most temples in Korea look very similar. This one is really different and cool. Highly recommended (and try the pork ribs on the way up the mountain). We took a bus to Jinan and then planned on taking a bus from there to the Tapsa,...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank Aryun
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We visited this temple on our way from Boryeong to Geoje. We have to struggle a bit to reach there as no place name Tapsa temple is present on GPS, only Mt Maisan. After a short hike you will reach there. A lake on the...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank manishsharma64
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