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Haeinsa, Hapcheon-Gun

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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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  • A 5 star location to visit BUT a 3 star rating to stay here overnight as a Temple Stay guest. Why? Even sleeping in the new ensuite twin bed rooms, the overnight stay here was a penance. Communal... 
    A 5 star location to visit BUT a 3 star rating to stay here overnight as a Temple Stay guest. Why? Even sleeping in the new ensuite twin bed rooms, the overnight stay here was a penance. Communal...  more »
  • This was one of our highlights when it came to the sites visited in Korea. It’s an active monastery situated in a national park date back to the 9th century. You can scroll the grounds as the monks... 
    This was one of our highlights when it came to the sites visited in Korea. It’s an active monastery situated in a national park date back to the 9th century. You can scroll the grounds as the monks...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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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