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[Geumsunsa] Relaxational templestay(Mon~Fri)

Free-style Templestay, Seoul , +82-10-2685-9913

Price List(Won)     Only 1 to 3 nights can be booked.

Night(s) Adult(20+) Student(up to 19)
1 70,000KRW 50,000KRW
Night(s) Adult(20+) Student(up to 19)
1 70,000KRW 50,000KRW
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Program Information

Rest in the temple

It can be said that our "relaxation" program provides space and time for the authentic Relaxation for you, in the nature of Bukhansan Mountain National park.

Period, schedule( but meal time is fixed:) ), everything is up to you.
" The Relaxation Program" of Geumsunsa is run through 365 days a year (only experiential program in weekends)
This Program has no fixed schedule except three meal times a day.

* Operating days : Monday - Friday
* Usually 1night and 2day-stay, and longer stay would be possible depending on the temple situation.
* Room arrangement: A private room is provided, but men and women stay seperately.

However if you want to get some experiences at Geumsunsa, You can join "Yebool" (the buddihst chanting ceremony) in the morning or evening or both, experience meditation and enjoy trekking in the Bukhansan Mountain or have conversation over tea with "Sunim"(Monk or Nun in Korean).

When you get here, Please tell us what you would like to do. Then You can get experiences with the Sunim. At that time, you will be able to have opportunities to talk or ask about buddhism , meditation , your trouble or anything you have in your mind.
Of course if you want to just take a rest, no one will disturb you.

Why don't you come to our temple , get a glimpse of Korean Buddhist culture and your true nature while enjoying the nice view of surrounding nature?


1st day

Time Title
14:30~15:00 Registration / Check-in
15:30~16:30 Orientation / Temple Tour
16:30~17:30 Relaxing Time
17:30~18:30 Dinner
18:45~19:00 Bell Tolling
19:00~19:20 Evening Ceremony
19:20~22:00 Relaxing Time
22:00~04:30 Lights Out / Bedtime

2nd day

Time Title
04:30~05:00 Wake up
05:00~05:20 Mornning Ceremony
05:20~06:00 Cham-Seon (Seon Meditation)
06:30~07:30 Breakfast
08:00~09:00 Meditation in the Forest
09:00~10:00 Cha dam (Teatime with Monks)
11:00~00:00 Survey / Check-out

What to prepare

* Uniforms (vest and pants) are provided during the stay.

* What to bring : ①T-shirt (to wear under uniform), ②Towel, ③Toothbrush, ④Personal water bottle, ⑤Sneakers, and ⑥Socks.

** Sleeveless shirts & flip-flops/sandles are not recommended.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

Rates are as follows:

4 days before : 100%
3 days : 50%
2 days : 20%
1 day : No refund

*Cancellation on the day itself is regarded as participating.

NOTE: You can pay at the temple if you can't do money transfer.


Please be quiet during your stay.
Smoking and Alcohols are prohibited.

Way to Temple

By Bus and Subway,

1. Go to Gyeongbokgung (경복궁) Station.

2. Go to (Exit 3) and walk straight forward about 70 meters to the bus stop(경복궁역).

3. Take the Green bus (No.7212) and get off at Yibukodochung (이북오도청)
4. Walk North (toward the mountain) about 20 minuntes staying on main roads. (There will be several 'Guemsunsa Temple' Signs from the bus stop).

5. Once you reach the enterance for the mountain, hike up about 500 meters. Once you meet a restroom on your right in the crossroad, turn LEFT to Guemsunsa Temple(금선사).

By taxi,

Tell the driver to drop you off at Geumsunsa (금선사). If the driver doesn't know then tell them the direction to Yibuk-odochung (이북오도청).
*If the driver is unfamiliar with the roads please show below address.

Geumsunsa Address(금선사 주소) :
서울 종로구 비봉길 137 금선사
Contact : +82-10-2685-9913

Contact Info

  • open from 09:00~18:00
  • If you have any questions, please contact below :
  • Geumsunsa Templestay +82-10-2685-9913 (message available) / geumsunsa@templestay.com

Geumsunsa Programs

Price List(Won)

(The amount in parentheses is the amount per night.)

Night(s) Adult(20+) Student(up to 19)
1 70,000KRW 50,000KRW
2 140,000(1Night70,000) KRW 100,000(1Night50,000) KRW
3 210,000(1Night70,000) KRW 150,000(1Night50,000) KRW