May 22

Demonstration Notice

Dear Visitors/ Tourists,

our Sunmudo Demonstration team will take two days rest after this years Buddha’s Birthday Celebration.
Please note: Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th May there will be no Sunmudo demonstrations.

We hope you can come and enjoy the performance another time soon! :)

May 09

Buddha’s Birthday Celebration 2015

Come join us here at Golgulsa to participate in our wonderful Buddha’s Birthday Celebration. See the temple come alive with special chanting services and cultural performances including our famous Devas Guardians Sunmudo Team. The temple will put on its most beautiful display of the year as it will be lit up with lanterns in the evening giving a spectacular glow of colour to our site.

Stay with us as many nights as you wish from Saturday 23rd – Tuesday 26th May
The cost is 60,000 won per person / per night and includes all meals and activities.
Check-in arrival day 2-4pm and check-out 1pm departure day.

To make your reservation please email us at:
Please provide your date of arrival number of nights and number of males/females.




Mar 10

Come to Golgulsa and enjoy glorious spring-time!

It is that wonderful time of year when we can begin to feel refreshed by the warmer spring breeze and sights and sounds of nature blossoming once again around us.
We plan to enjoy this time with you during our Special Spring Temple-stay with our extra program activities.
This will include the picking of spring herbs which we will make into delicious pancakes, beach meditation and mountain trekking.
Come and join us relax and refresh after the long cold winter time :)

Price: 60,000 won per person / per night and includes all meals and activities
To make a reservation please email us:





Jan 12

Celebrate 2015 Lunar New Year at Golgulsa Temple

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We will be hosting our Special 2015 Lunar New Year temple-stay here at Golgulsa and all are welcome to attend!

Our special program will include extras such as mandu making, tea ceremony and playing traditional korean folk games together :)

Come and see in the Lunar New Year with us!!

To make a reservation please send e-mail to

February 18th – 22nd 2015

You can join us any day during these dates – Check-in 2pm-4pm  Check-out 1pm
Fee : 60,000 won per person / per night
What to Bring : toiletries, towel, comfortable warm clothes,  shoes and alarm!
* Tel : (054)775-1689ㆍ744-1689 *

For Full Schedule see below or attached link here:

Nov 21

Special Golgulsa 2015 NEW YEAR TEMPLESTAY !!!



We will hold a special templestay program for New Year’s Day 2015. You can see off 2014 and welcome in the year at Golgulsa. We invite everyone to experience our special Templestay program which includes Sunmudo training, meditation, and a beach excursion to watch the first sunrise of 2015.

Come join us Wednesday 31st December 2014!
Fee : 50,000 won a person / per night.
What to Bring : alarm, toiletries, towel, comfortable warm clothes and shoes.

Reservations can be made by email or phone.
Tel: 054-775-1689 (English service available between 2 and 5pm, daily).


Wednesday 31st December

2 – 4 pm Check-in

5.10 pm Dinner

5.40 pm Sunmudo Video

6.10 pm Orientation

6.30 pm Evening Chanting

7-8.30 pm Sunmudo Training

9.00 pm (Optional) 1080 bows for New Year

12.00 pm (Optional) Midnight Bell ceremony

Thursday 1st January

5.00 am Wake up

5.30 am Morning Chanting

5.45 am Sitting Meditation

6.00 am Breakfast (dduk gook – traditional rice cake soup)

6.30 am Trip to Gampo Beach

7.10 am Prayer for the New Year Sunrise

10:00 Teatime with Monk

11.00 am Sunmudo Demonstration

11.50 am Lunch

1 pm Check-out



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