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Baekdamsa, of the Jogye Seon (Zen) Buddhist order is located in the Seoraksan mountains, not too far south of the North Korean border. The temple itself has only a few historically important or architecturally interesting buildings, though all are very beautiful. You can arrange a...More
It may not suitable for foreign tourists, because there is not beatiful architecture.
However this temple has some role for Korean people.
A road to this temple is one of trekking coures of Seolak mountain.
A monk named Manhae had lived in this temple. He...More
You either need a car to get here or to join a coach tour. We drove to the bottom of the mountain (east part of Seoraksan National Park) and parked. (I don't know the cost of the carpark). Then you have to take a minibus...More
This is one of my favourite place to go when I'm around here. Though sometimes crowded with visitors, the temple itself has so serene an air that I feel my mind is cleared, and has old tradition in regard to the famous buddhist monks in...More