Kyong-ju take the 4th road and drive for 26km.
towards Gampo on the east coast. On that road
you can find the Andong three-way intersection,
and that is the road leading to Golgul Temple
and Girim Temple. Follow the sign and take
a left. Go about 500m, and you can fined the
Golgul Temple sign on the left hand side.
Turn left and pass through the main gate,
Il Ju Gate.
Proceed for 700 more meters and you can fine
the only cave temple still in use in Korea
today, Golgul Temple, along with the main
stone Buddha carved in relief on the cliff
side, the Amitabha Buddha smiling sweetly
welcoming visitors for the last 1000 years.
Bus- From the Kyong-ju inter-city
bus terminal take the number 100 and
150 bus heading towards Gampo. Get off
at the Andong three-way intersection,
the entrance for Girim and Golgul Temple,
and walk for 15 minutes.
- From downtown Kyong-ju, it costs about
- Take the Kyong-ju I.C. (exit) passing
Pomundsnji Resort Complex and proceed
towards Gampo. It takes about thirty
minutes from downtown.
- Ulsan airport 10 times a day from
Seoul to Ulsan. It takes one hour by
taxi fromthe airport.
Pohang airport 10 times a day from Seoul
to Pohang. It takes 50 minutes by taxi
from the airport.