All night shopping. Tick. UNESCO historical sites. Tick. Ancient fortresses. Tick. Museums. Tick. You’ve done them all. If you’re wondering what to do in Korea next, how about some ‘real me time’ to find your inner balance away from the madding crowd? A South Korea temple stay is a zen retreat worth trying.
Cheontae Temple, Guinsa, South Korea- strikingly located, the temple is squeezed into a narrow valley surrounded on all sides by mountains. Unlikely many of Korea's temples, Guinsa is fairly new, being rebuilt after it was burned to the ground in the Korean war.