Head to Geumsunsa Temple and discover the world of Korean Buddhism. Enjoy a fun way to learn about temple life as you try your hand at Dancheong painting, making Buddhist rosaries and more.
Check-in at The Plaza Hotel Lobby
Orientation and Temple Tour
Upon arrival at the temple, you will be greeted by friendly monks who will give you a brief introduction into life inside the monastery as well as relay important things to keep in mind during your stay.
Traditional Korean Culture
Get to know Buddhist culture and traditions as you experience how to make a Buddhist rosary, lotus lantern or paint traditional temple paintwork called Dancheong. A fun way to gain insights into the world of Korean Buddhism.
Complete your monastic experience dining peacefully with the monks. Savor a hearty serving of vegetarian meals on the floor, eating in silence and sitting erect. Everything on the bowl is to be consumed completely; not one grain wasted. This is done in respect to all life and people.
Tour Ends at The Plaza Hotel Lobby
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Price & Options
Smoking and drinking alcohol is not allowed inside the temple.
The meals provided on this tour are vegetarian only.
If less than 3 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Children 7 years old and above can participate in this activity.
No halter tops
No sleeveless, collarless shirts or T-shirts
No short pants
No mini skirts
No clothing that exposes a large amount of skin
No see-through fabrics
Because the monastery is a religious sanctuary, participants are advised to refrain from showing public displays of affection, singing, dancing and playing loud music.
Please be at the check-in location 15 minutes prior to departure time. You will be met by the driver holding a "Templestay" sign.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather, traffic conditions and temple situations.
You can book a maximum of 10.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 5 business days of your activity (after 16:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.