[Golgulsa] 2019 Happy New Year Templestay with sunmudo

Free-style Program, Gyeongsangbuk-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 50,000KRW 30,000KRW

Program Information

2019 Happy New Year Templestay with sunmudo

Golgul-sa Temple is called as a Korea's Dunhuang with twelve Stone Cave Buddha Halls! The temple is the holy place where Master Wonhyo had entered the Nirvana and the World Headquarters of Sunmudo.

The temple, Buddhist cultural heritage site, prepares a special templestay for the new year, the year of Golden Pig according to the lunar calendar.
It is for removing old karma and praying for a healthy and prosperous new year.
You will be experienced various programs such as Sunmudo practing, Dharma Talk with the abbot Buddhist monk over delicious tea, and ect.
The whole programs will make you reflect on yourself in the serene nature.
Please come and enjoy it with your family and others!



Time Title
14:00~00:00 Check-in(at the latest by 6:00 pm)
15:00~00:00 Sunmudo Demonstration
17:00~00:00 Dinner
17:30~00:00 Watching Sunmudo video
18:10~00:00 Orientation
18:30~00:00 Evening chanting service
19:00~00:00 Sunmudo training
21:00~00:00 1080 prostrations For the great vow(Selection is possible)
23:40~00:00 Ceremony of Ringing Dharma Bell


Time Title
05:00~00:00 Wake up
05:30~00:00 Morning chanting service & Sitting meditation
06:00~00:00 Breakfast(rice-cake soup)
06:30~00:00 Move to the Gampo Beach
07:10~00:00 Praying for Happy New Year & Sunmudo Practice
10:30~00:00 Dharma Talk with abbot Buddhist monk over tea
11:30~00:00 Lunch & Check-out

What to prepare

▶ Check in : 1:00 pm / Check out : 12:30 pm ▶ We serve 3meals from on arrival dinner & programs. ▶ What to bring : your own T-SHIRT / SOCKS / TOWEL / TOILETRIES/ WATER BOTTLE /COMFORTABLE CLOTHES AND SNEAKS/ We provide Templestay Uniforms, a pants and vest, for experiencing Sunmudo.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • ▶ Cancellation

    Within 3 days : 100% refund
    Within 2 days : 50% refund
    Within 1 day : 10% refund
    Check-in day : No refund

    ▶ Payment : Cash, Banking & Credit card (upon arrival Golgulsa Temple)
    Transfer-NH bank (National Agricultural Cooperative Federation)


  • ▶ No smoking, No alcohol, No eating meat and No making a louder at the temple compound.
    If you are found smoking, you will be asked to leave without a refund and be fined 100,000 KRW according to the Korean Smocking Law.

    ▶ Basically, we segregate males and females of using accommodation.
    Therefore, they can’t use together a room. Each room is equipped with bath room. .

Way to Temple





▶By Limousine
From Incheon Airport to Gyeongju Inter-city Bus Terminal

From Gyeongju to Incheon Airport
[ 00:00 , 00:50 , 01:30 , 02:10 , 03:00 Midnight Line], 11:30
Fee 43,900 KRW / Taking 5 hours

From Kimhae Airport to Gyeongju Inter-city Bus Terminal
Fee 9,000 KRW / Taking 1 hour & 10 minutes
Time table ?From 5:10 to 21:00

From Gyeongju to Kimhae Airport

▶By Bus
*From Seoul: Express Bus Terminal (Subway line 3) to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Taking Time: approx. 4 hrs 30mins Cost: approx 30,000 won
*From Incheon International Airport: Airport Limosine direct to Gyeongju/Pohang
Taking Time: approx. 4-5hrs Cost: approx 40,000 won
*From Busan/Daegu/Ulsan/Pohang: Inter-City Bus Terminal to Gyeongju Inter-City Bus Terminal
Taking Time: 1-2 hrs Cost: 5,000 ~ 10,000 won

*From Inchon: Inchon international Airport Station to Singyeongju Station (singyeongju = ‘new’ gyeongju)
Taking Time: 3hrs 10mins Cost: approx 65,000 ~ 70,000 won
*From Seoul: Seoul Station to Singyeongju Station (singyeongju = ‘new’ gyeongju)
Taking Time: 2hrs 5mins Cost: approx 45,000 ~ 50,000 won
*From Busan: Busan Station to Singyeongju Station
Taking Time: 20 mins Cost: approx 10,000 won

2. From Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to the temple

Bus No: 100 / 100-1 / 150 (Taking 50 mins)
Get off “Andong/Girimsa/Golgusa (안동/기림사/골굴사).” There is a T-junction. You cross the road and go straight along with the street about 10~15 mins on foot.

Taking over 1 hr

3. From Singyeongju Train Station to the temple

Bus needs to transfer once & takes about 1.5 hrs.
Bus No: 50, 51, 60, 70 & 700. Get off at Express Bus Terminal
& cross the road. (Reference from Gyeong Express Bus Terminal to the temple)

Taking 1 hr

Contact Info

  • 9:00~17:00
  • 템플담당자 054-775-1689 d-kumkang@hotmail.com

Check-in & Check-out

  • Choose your date
    Please refer to the schedule below and select a period
    between 2018-12-31 ~ 2019-01-01.

Choose Guests

Choose Guests
(including me)


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