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4 weeks ago
“One night two day Templestay”
30 Jun 2016
“Incredible temple stay experience”
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31, Jong-ro 63ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03112, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Learned a lot from the Sunim who is very accommodating and even funny. She has a way of keeping everybody engaged and interested in learning. Food was delicious! If you have back problems, I would do one day experience instead. Overall, great cultural experience.

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I regret not doing a longer temple stay! I went for an afternoon and had an amazing time. The program was really great at introducing someone like myself, with little knowledge of buddhism, to the fundamentals of buddhism and meditation practice. Our Zen master was...More

Thank Karina M
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We visited the temple and had an amazing experience. We learned about its history and about the tradition in Korea. We did Zen meditation, prostrations, and built our own necklace souvenirs. We also had the rare opportunity of having tea with the master, where he...More

1  Thank ignacioavellino
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Right in the heart of Seoul you have the opportunity to do this Temple stay. It gives you a great insight into Buddhism. On arriving you are given your uniform (shirt is complimentary to take with you). Your program consists of pray bead making, mediation...More

1  Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We spent an afternoon, a temple visit, participating in their program. We performed the ceremonies, had tea and a very enlightening discussion with the Zen Master and finished the program with a temple (vegetarian) dinner. A good way to learn about one of Korea's major...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 10 August 2014

In the heart of Seoul, Myogaksa is Korean Buddhist temple offering a short stay (two days and one night), with a special program for visitors, mostly foreigners, wanting to discover Korean buddhist rituals, which fill a day in the life of a monk. It was...More

Thank polarisMontreal
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I wanted to try a templestay program to learn more about the Buddhist culture and history in Korea. I chose this place because it was in Seoul and close to a subway station so it would be easy to get to without a car. I...More

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