Jogyesa Temple

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  • Address: 55 Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +82-27688600
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Jogyesa Temple is the main temple for Zen Buddhism in Korea. It holds a very important place in the religious identity of the city and the nation itself. Surrounded by mature trees, this temple invokes peace and spirituality almost instantly. The main building is said to be close to 500 years old. The Baeksong tree that surrounds the temple has been given the status of a national treasure. The temple is an active religious place and it holds rituals and ceremonies periodically. It is particularly beautiful in the evening, when it is illuminated by lamps by the monks. Outside, there are shops selling Buddhist trinkets.

Jogyesa Temple Travel Tips

  • Facilitated for the handicapped.
  • Limited Parking available.
  • Restrooms available.
  • Please respect the customs of the temple.
  • Do not click photos when ceremony is in process.

Entrance Ticket Details For Jogyesa Temple

  • Entry is free.

Jogyesa Temple Hours

  • The temple is open all the year round.

How to Reach Jogyesa Temple

  • Nearest subway: Anguk

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  • Jogyesa Temple Address: 55 Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Jogyesa Temple Contact Number: +82-27688600
  • Jogyesa Temple Timing: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jogyesa Temple: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 47.63% of people who visit Seoul include Jogyesa Temple in their plan

  • 64.71% of people start their Jogyesa Temple visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Jogyesa Temple

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

74.05% of people prefer walking in order to reach Jogyesa Temple

People normally club together The National Folk Museum Of Korea and Gyeongbokgung Palace while planning their visit to Jogyesa Temple.

People also prefer to start their day with Jogyesa Temple.

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