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Gangneung temple stays for foreigners offered for 10,000 won

By Kim Min-joo

Published : July 24, 2017 - 18:16

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An affordable temple stay program for foreigners will be available next month, a local Buddhist body said Tuesday.

The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism said that five selected temples in Gangwon Province -- Naksansa, Baekdamsa, Samhwasa, Shinheungsa and Woljeongsa -- will offer the two-day program tailored for foreign visitors from Aug. 18-28, and the cost is set at 10,000 won ($8.90).

The special program is being prepared as the nation is scheduled to host the Winter Olympics in February 2018.

To apply for this event, visit Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Aug. 16.

(Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism) (Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism)

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