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Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))

  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Gyeongju Golgulsa Temple (골굴사 (경주))
  • Address 101-5, Girim-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    경상북도 경주시 양북면 기림로 101-5
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-54-744-1689
  • Homepage www.golgulsa.com
    www.templestay.com
  • Information
    Introduction
    Located at the foot of Hamwolsan Mountain, Golgulsa Temple houses twelve caves in a tall cliff, with a rock-carved statue of Buddha sitting at the highest point. Although the main temple hall may seem like an ordinary building with its tile roof and walls, the ceiling and the walls are all part of a cave. Some caves are very small, large enough to allow only one person to sit in, while some are spacious enough to provide room for three to four people. From statues of young monks to old and wise monks, a variety of rock-carved sculptures can be seen placed throughout the caves. The caves are connected by steep stairs carved into the cliff, leading all the way to the top. The Buddha statue situated at the top of the cliff is designated as Treasure No. 581 and is 4 meters in height and 2.2 meters in width. Unfortunately, this granite statue has gone through deterioration over time and a glass roof is built over the statue to prevent further damage. Golgulsa Temple offers training programs as well as a Templestay program for both domestic travelers and tourists from abroad.

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Activity Information
    [Templestay]
    One day program / Experiential program / Retreat program
    * Reservations accepted online

    Restrooms
    Available

    Available Facilities
    Seonmudo & Traditional cultural performance: 15:30 (Closed Mondays)

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