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Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))

  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
  • Golgulsa Temple (Gyeongju) (골굴사 (경주))
Address
101-5, Girim-ro, Yangbuk-myeon, 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
golgulsa.com
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • 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 has a dimension of 4-meter in height and 2.2-meter in width. Unfortunately, this granite statue has gone through deterioration overtime 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
    * Reservation: www.templestay.com
    * Inquiry: +82-54-775-1689
    * Please make an inquiry before visiting as programs and schedule are subject to change depending on temple situations.

    Admission Fees
    Free

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

    Restrooms
    Available

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Available (English)

    Pets
    Not Admitted

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