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Seonunsa Temple Stay 선운사 산사체험

  • +82-63-561-1375
250, Seonunsa-ro, Asan-myeon, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do (전라북도 고창군 아산면 선운사로 250)

Along with Geumsansa in Gimje-si, Seonunsa is one of the two major temples of Jeollabuk-do region. Every year, many tourists come to visit the temple to enjoy the valued cultural heritage and the beautiful natural surroundings of the temple.
Seonunsa has a temple stay program where you may appreciate the Buddhist culture as well as the quality time of your own. The temple stay consists of such sub-sessions as having a conversation with a monk over a cup of tea, Barugongyang (formal monastic meal), striking a bell, 108 prostrations, Chamseon (Zen meditation), hiking to Dosolam and other programs to experience Buddhist culture while enjoying the camellia flower habitat and other genuine natural beauty of the surroundings.

Utilization information

・Age limit : Open to visitors aged 12 and over (youths in groups only)

・Information : * Temple Stay
- Experiential Temple Stay (may not be available depending on the event schedule of the temple, please check to confirm in advance.)
- Temple Life: every 2nd and 4th weekend of a month
- Temple Stay with themes

 * Fees (per person)
  - Relaxation type: (2 days 1 night) 40,000 won / (3 days 2 nights) 80,000 won / (4 days 3 nights) 120,000 won
  - Experiential: (2 days 1 night) 60,000 won
  - Temple Stay with themes: contact the office and make inquiry

※ Toiletries, towel, comfortable shoes; socks should be prepared by participants.
※ Program details and prices are subject to change.

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-561-1418

・Parking Facilities : Available

Available Facilities

Daeungbojeon Hall, Manseru Pavilion, underground seminar room, tea room (Jidaebang), refectory, administrative office, Seonunsa Museum, foot volleyball field.



Parking Fees

- Day pass
Two-wheeled vehicle: 400 won
Cars: (business) 1,000 won / (non-business) 2,000 won
Full-sized cars: (microbus, shuttle bus) 2,000 won / (others) 3,000 won
Cargo Trucks: 3,000 won
- Over Night
Two-wheeled vehicle: 800 won
Cars: (business) 2,000 won / (non-business) 4,000 won
Full-sized cars: (microbus, shuttle bus) 4,000 won / (others) 5,000 won
Cargo Trucks: (up to 4t) 4,000 won / (over 4t) 5,000 won

Reservation Info. for Foreigners

Online reservation at or call +82-63-561-1375.

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From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal (Express Bus Terminal Station, Subway Line 3,7,9), take an intercity bus bound for Gochang.
* Bus schedule: 07:00, 07:40, 08:20, 09:00, 09:50, 10:40, 11:40, 12:30, 13:20, 14:05, 14:55, 15:40, 16:30, 17:20, 18:10, 19:00
From Gochang / Heungdeok Bus Terminal, take a local bus bound for Simwon, Seonunsa(심원, 선운사) and get off at Seonunsa (선운사).
From Gwangju U-Square Bus Terminal, take a direct bus to Seonunsa (선운사).
* Bus schedule: 8:10, 9:20, 13:00, 15:20

250, Seonunsa-ro, Asan-myeon, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do


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