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K-Travel: Engulf Yourself With Peace And Serenity At Jogyesa Temple

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Include a dose of tranquilizing activity in your dream Korean vacation by visiting Jogyesa Temple. If you are up for a complete calming experience, opt for a temple stay.

To truly immerse as a traveler, one must pay respect to the local’s religious belief. After a stroll in Insadong, one of South Korea’s revered Buddhist temple can be stumbled on.

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Jogyesa Temple features

Adorned by well-groomed topiary, five-century-old trees and mini gardens, a smile on your lips will curve automatically at the sight of the temple’s courtyard with its colorful flower-themed landscape.

Inside the main Buddha Hall, the gigantic Buddhist statues overwhelm with its presence. The 10-story stone pagoda features genuine relics of Shakyamuni Buddha.

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Founded in 1910, Jogyesa Temple is deemed as the core of Korean Buddhism. Additionally, it is the head temple of Jogye order, the largest denomination in Korean Buddhism.

Every dusk and dawn, the Dharma drum and temple bell ring a resonating sound enveloping the city. A Korean Buddhist culture and history center is also located in the temple grounds.

Address : Jongno-Gu, Seoul55, Ujeongguk-Ro,
Telephone : 02-768-8523 / Fax : 82-2-720-2299
E-mail : [email protected]

Jogyesa Temple Stay

To better understand Korean Buddhism, opt for a temple stay for a complete cultural experience. Encompassing Buddhist practices preserved for 1700 years, the temple stay program includes chanting, meditation, conversation and Buddhist meals to give the interested participant a new life perspective.

Aiming to relax your mind, a variety of temple stay programs is available to fit your preference. Take advantage of its healing and relaxing themes.

Visit Jogyesa Temple website for more details.

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