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Jeondeungsa Temple

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Address: Onsu-ri, Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon 417-841, South Korea
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Northern Limit Line and Ganghwa History Day Trip from Seoul
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I did the one-night temple stay, which was absolutely worth it and I would consider going again for longer. Our group did have several children which made it a bit difficult to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
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Ottawa, Canada

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This temple is a wonder. You enter the real Korean spirit with typical buildings, well decorated in a sober but wonderful way. The entrance is free as almost everywhere in Korea!

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Thank Guilljea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I'm not religious or anything, but this place made me feel pretty calm and peaceful. There's a temple themed cafe on the way up!

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

I did the one-night temple stay, which was absolutely worth it and I would consider going again for longer. Our group did have several children which made it a bit difficult to concentrate, and as our group was mainly Korean, all English speakers were given small headsets for a translator to talk through. The temple itself was beautiful and the... More 

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1 Thank walkingwordsmith
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Amazing temple surrounded by gardens and other buildings. We visited in September when the weather was lovely and enjoyed walking around the grounds. Traditional Korean site. Not crowded. Lovely coffee house on the grounds where we stopped afterward.

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I chose to do the "free-style" relaxing 1 night/2days templestay in this temple. You can also do longer ones and more organised ones. The temple ground area is quite big and lies on a tree covered hill which is great for walks or quiet contemplation. The place is quite busy with visitors during the day, but quiets down after 6pm.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

One must go for it. It is one of the Korean traditional cultural places. It has a garden as well where you will find various colorful flowers and trees. Very nominal entrance fee.

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1 Thank neeteshsaxena
Hilo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

We visited this temple during our transit in Incheon. The temple was OK; I probably wouldn't have visited it if not for the free tour.

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Armacao dos Buzios, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

It is a beautiful temple. You should take some time to check this place out in your next trip. We really enjoy to this place.

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Thank Katia Luz D
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Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

During winter, we have visit this nice and typical place in Incheon. The entire area was covert by snow. Many spirits inside. The paints around roofs are awesome.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

The temple is 2 hours driving from Seoul, nevertheless if you have spare time to visit the island it is a good half day tour, as you can combine with Gwangseongbo and a god BBQ lunch close by. The temple itself is very nice and not that crowded, what makes it good for relax and good pictures.

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Thank arthur c

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