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Haeinsa, Hapcheon-Gun

World heritage site · Religious Site · Historic Site
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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. PutHaeinsa 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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  • Haeinsa Temple is worth a visit. We struggled a bit to work out exactly where to park. At the base of the temple is the usual collection of slop houses, but there is a side road with a small boom... 
    Haeinsa Temple is worth a visit. We struggled a bit to work out exactly where to park. At the base of the temple is the usual collection of slop houses, but there is a side road with a small boom...  more »
  • To me, the visit to the temple of Haeinsa was the highlight of my visit to South Korea. We stayed in Korea for 9 days. we dedicated the last day to visit the Temple of Haeinsa. We were at the Park... 
    To me, the visit to the temple of Haeinsa was the highlight of my visit to South Korea. We stayed in Korea for 9 days. we dedicated the last day to visit the Temple of Haeinsa. We were at the Park...  more »
  • We visited on a Saturday from Daegu using public transport and having read up in advance thought the buses would be very busy. We wer pleasantly surprised how easy the trip from Daegu was although at....  more
    We visited on a Saturday from Daegu using public transport and having read up in advance thought the buses would be very busy. We wer pleasantly surprised how easy the trip from Daegu was although at....  more »
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  • Historically meaningful place. Well maintained. Once you know the history regarding this place, you will be able to see some hidden things.
  • 1.The air is clean because there are many trees. 2.I feel like i'm clearing my mind. 3.I like the scenery that harmonizes with nature. 4.The history of our country is well revealed.
  • I stayed there for the night. Peaceful, kind and welcoming comumity. Enjoyed the meditation time there.
  • Wonderful experience. These books thousands of years old maintained and protected by the monks
  • Haeinsa is a beautiful temple with lots of things to do in the surrounding. Cute Hanok-shaped coffee shops and most of green path ways to enjoy nature. The temple also offers temple stays for those looking to enjoy the full experience. From Haeinsa you can also hike to the peak of Gayasan.

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