[Guinsa] [2018 Month of Culture Templestay 30% off]

Free-style Program, 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 35,000KRW 35,000KRW 0KRW

Program Information

[2018 Month of Culture Templestay 30% off]

Welcome to temple Guinsa!!
We give you basic information about temple and practice.
A staff teaches you how to bow, and what to do for buddhist ceremony.

[2018 Month of Culture Templestay 30% off]
This special Templestay is Available in June 2~3, June 30~July 1, Nov. 3~4 at Guinsa.
Note: Tea time with a monk is available.
(* Except for an unusual case.)
For any inquiry or reservation, please email us: guinsatemple@daum.net (We will reply ASAP.)

After you make a reservation, please be here by 1~2pm to the first building on your left as you enter the temple, and call us to T.425 (with the telephone there.)

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

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

More information:
Please be here by 1:00pm. and call us to T.425 from the accommodation building which is the first building on your left as you enter Guinsa Temple.
I attached the map of the accommodation building of Guinsa.

※ 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.)

The fee for 30% is us$34(35,000won)for person

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

*You would share the accommodation with other participants.


First day

Time Title
13:00~13:30 Check in & Check uniform size
14:00~16:00 Making Prayer Beads & Orientation and More-Information Center
16:00~18:00 Temple Tour & Evening Ceremony
18:00~19:30 Temple Dinner(Balwoo & Bibimbob & Washing Balwoo and Tidy up together)
19:30~21:00 Free time (If you want to Meditate, possible)
21:00~03:00 Bed Time or (Practice on your own)

Second Day

Time Title
03:30~04:30 Early Morning Ceremony-your liberty of choice
06:30~07:30 Morning Breakfast (Public Dining Hall)
07:30~09:00 Free time (You could meditate on your own-accommodation hall 5th floor)
09:00~10:15 Tea Meditation with a Monk-Upstairs of Information Center
10:15~11:30 Cleaning room & Tidy up together and Check out please

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)
  • 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 2018-11-03 ~ 2018-11-04.

Choose Guests

Choose Guests
(including me)


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