[Guinsa] Buddha's BDayFestival

One night two day program, Chungcheongbuk-do

Price List(Won)

Days Adult(20+) Student(up to 19) Pre-schooler
One night two day program 50,000 KRW 50,000 KRW 0 KRW

Program Information

Buddha's Birthday Festival

Buddha's Birthday Festival is held as a global festival nowadays (with an exhibition of many different lanterns around the temple).
This is a great opportunity for you to attend.

Geographically, this beautiful temple of Guinsa is located in Yeonhwaji, or Lotus Blossom Area.
Its name comes from the appearance of the surrounding peaks.

For any inquiries and reservation, please email us (We will reply ASAP):

Tel : +82-43-420-7425 (calls from outside Korea, 9:00am~5:30pm Korean Time)



Time Title
13:00~15:00 Check in
15:30~18:00 Orientation & temple tour
18:00~18:30 Evening Ceremony
18:30~19:30 Dinner
20:00~21:30 Making lotus lantern & meditation
21:30~00:00 Free time


Time Title
03:30~04:30 Early Morning Ceremony(Voluntary Participation)
04:30~06:30 Free time
06:00~06:30 Breakfast
09:00~10:30 Tea time with a monk
11:00~11:30 Joining Baby Buddha washing ceremony
11:30~12:00 Check out

Temple stay Preparations Check list

Toiletries, towels, socks, comfortable shoes for hiking such as sneakers (sandals/flip-flops NOT allowed), umbrella, jacket (gets chilly at night), casual T-shirts/pants to wear underneath the temple stay uniform. ▶ Short Pants / Sleeveless Shirts are Not Suitable for a Temple. ※ Temple uniform will be provided.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • Refund policy:
    3 days prior to arrival cancellation: 100% refund
    2 days prior to arrival cancellation: 50% refund
    1 day prior to arrival cancellation: 10% refund
    Day of arrival cancellation : NO refund
    Note: 100% refund in case of cancellation due to severe weather or natural disaster

    For any inquiry or reservation,
    Please email guinsatemple@daum.net (We will reply ASAP)

    Tel : +82-43-420-7425 (Call from outside korea, 9:00am~5:30pm by Korean Time)


  • Desirable Behavior

    1. Please be careful not to speak loudly, shout, run, sing, or play music.

    2. Men and women should avoid intimate physical contact.

    3. Drinking and smoking are banned in all parts of the temple.
    When you get caught, you will be fined less than 100,000 KRW.

    *You would share the accommodation with other temple stayers as part of the practice in the temple.

    Please take note of this message and understand it.

    Thank you for your great interest on Guinsa Templestay!

Way to Temple

How to access from Seoul:

How to access from Seoul:
There is a specific bus that you could take from Seoul.
*Taking a subway train (to get to Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal):
The name of the station for Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal is Subway Green Line (Line 2) at Gangbyeon (강변) Station; in other words, “Dong-Seoul bus terminal station.”

There are bus lines from Dong-Seoul to Guinsa (temple) almost every hour.

Departure time
(Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal
to Guinsa Terminal)
takes three hours but for weekends it takes longer

8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12am... But if you take the 11am bus you'll arrive at 2pm at Guinsa (takes about three hours).

At Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal, the ticket window for Guinsa is on the ground. (In American English, the 1st floor.)

When you buy tickets, say it clearly: “Gu-In-Sa.”

When you get off the bus at the bottom of Guinsa Temple, please come up to Templestay Information Center.
Hope to see you there.

Contact Info

  • Everyday 09:00am~17:30pm (Monday is off day)
  • Younghee,KIM 043-420-7425,7397 guinsatemple@daum.net

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