Haeinsa, Hapcheon-Gun

See ancient scriptures carved on wooden printing blocks at Haeinsa, a Korean Buddhism shrine that's also listed as a World Heritage Site. The temple's large depository of woodblocks has survived fires and wars and remains an important part of the country's cultural and religious heritage. The temple also offers accommodations, and an opportunity to see the daily life there. Put Haeinsa into our Hapcheon-Gun route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Our experience is consistent with other reviews. It is very special here to stay. The accommodation is very simple, you sleep on a mat on the ground. Many Korean beds, however, are harder. As parents with an older daughter, we got a private room with plumbing. Very simple. Special clothing, droll. The food is vegetarian, simple but nice. Beautiful surroundings. Please note that you are not only 50000 kw (€38) pp pay for the lodging and 3 meals, but also a tenner on the park in. To pay all cash. The services take much longer than on the program, have 1, 5hrs. And there you are a sitting cross-legged. In between can go away though. That we did not was very appreciated. But it is long. Tip: take 1 or 2 kneelers extra! I had this visit will not want to miss.
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  • Visit the Yeshan Hai temple in the autumn, winding all the way from the valley to a fiery red. Temples along the mountain, very quiet, is worthy of one of the three temples in Korea.
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  • Haenisa, the temple in which the Tripitaka Koreana is stored, is the 32nd national treasure of Korea. I consider that this place is the better experience that you can have.
  • In South Korea, Haeinsa Temple is considered as one of the most important Buddhist temple. After being burned down in the fire, the temple was rebuilt. The temple still contains complete copy of Buddhist scriptures and is worth a visit.
  • It is my 2nd times visit here this time beautiful than last time.
  • I stayed here as part of a group staying overnight as a "Temple Stay" The temple is ancient and the location is beautiful as is the temple and the gardens. Temple stay rules are fairly strict. No smoking, no alcohol and the sexes are segregated at night (even married couples). Food is basic and vegetarian. You eat what the monks eat but you can bring in your own snacks. Beware that there are no food outlets nearby. Lights out at 9 pm and you sleep on thin mattresses on the floor. The temple houses a unique copy of the "Tripitaka", a Buddhist text, carved on to wooden plates which were used to print the text on paper.. These are not accessible to the public but may be glimpsed through the ventilation slats of the ancient building which houses them. You can opt out of some activities but it is worth getting up at 3 am to watch the beating of the massive temple drum and take part in the chanting and meditation.
  • Beautiful temple and with a great heritage. The walks around the temple are also nice.

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