[Guinsa] [2019]Let it be! Let it go!(Relaxation Stay + walking meditation)

Free-style Templestay, Chungcheongbuk-do

Price List(Won)

(The amount in parentheses is the amount per night.)
Night(s) Adult(20+) Student(up to 19) Pre-schooler
1 60,000KRW 60,000KRW 60,000KRW

Program Information

[2019]Let it be! Let it go!(Relaxation Stay + walking meditation)

*This stay is: USD $60.00( But $50 by paypal when you pay in advance)
($60: cash on arrival) for person

Come and relax and Find who you are!
Feel Free while you stay here! Then you'll see who you are!

After you make a reservation, please be here by 2:00~2:30pm to the first building (Accommodation Building) on your left as you enter the temple, and call us to T.425 (with the telephone there.)
Then come up to the templestay center by 3:00PM.

Note: Walking Meditation is available.
(* Except for an unusual case.)

Please do not go outside the temple without our program while you are here..

This Program is available for one night and two days .
*May 22~23, 23~24.
*June 4~5, 5~6, 11~12, 18~19, 19~20
*July 3~4, 23~24, 25~26, 30~31.
*Aug.3~4, 20~21, 21~22, 22~23, 27~28, 29~30
*Sept. 4~5, 18~19,
*Oct. 8~9, 22~23
*Dec. 4~5, 5~6, 10~11, 17~18, 19~20.

We need your uniform size please. eg) S, M, L, XL, XXL

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

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

※ Preparations Check list
- Basic essentials such as soap, towels, toothbrush,etc.
- Comfortable hiking shoes. (It's quite steep here).
- An umbrella for your convenience.
- One empty plastic bottle. (so, you'll be able to fill drinkable water here.
▶short pants, , sandals or sleepers are not allowed in the temple.
▶ Morning and Evening is quite cold bring warm jacket and (comfortable pants.)

This program's fee is (60,000KRW)for person
You can pay via PayPal or in cash on arrival as well. Both are OK.
But if you pay through Paypal you could pay less.

Bank Account
ACCOUNT NO. : 043 420 7397
Or 136 029329 01 143
Receiver: 대한불교천태종

* Ceremony Time
Summer Season
Early Morning03:30~04:30

Winter Season
Early Morning03:30~04:30

* Meal Time
-Summer Season

11:30 ~ 13:30

18:30 ~ 20:30

-Winter Season
06:30 ~ 07:30

11:30 ~ 13:30

17:30 ~ 20:30

*You would share the accommodation with other participants.
* No Mobile Service Only Wifi is available.
* This area is quit steep.

*Every Monday is off day.

**Very Special Group templestay is available
welcome for Sept. 27~28, Sept. 28~29.
up to 10 to 100 group of international templestayers.
For one person the fee is only 20,000won.Please contact us.
guinsatemple@daum.net +82434207397



Time Title
14:00~14:30 Arrive & Check in (TS Accommodation Building)
15:00~16:00 OT & DIY Prayer Beads Making(Templestay Center)
16:00~17:00 Free Time
17:10~18:00 Speechless Temple Tour
18:00~18:30 Evening Ceremony(Main Buddha Hall)
18:30~20:00 Bibimbab with Temple Formal Meal Ceremony & wash and tidy up together(upstairs of templestay center)
20:00~21:00 Free time & Rest


Time Title
03:30~04:30 Morning Ceremony (choice of liberty):Main Buddha Hall
06:00~07:00 Breakfast(Public Meal: Public dining hall)
08:30~10:00 Walking Meditation(the 1st or the 2nd Generation Nirvana Palace)
10:30~11:00 Survey & Check out (templestay center ~)

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.

    4. You must leave the room key at the desk(or to Mr.Kim) when you leave.

    *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)
  • kim chang hyun 043-420-7425,7397 guinsatemple@daum.net

Check-in & Check-out

  • Choose your date
    Please refer to the schedule below and select a period
    between 2019-07-23 ~ 2019-12-20.

Choose Guests

Choose Guests
(including me)


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