Sunmudo Headquarters, Golgulsa
The headquarters of Sunmudo, Golgul temple
Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea 101-5, Girim-ro, Munmudaewang-myeon
TEL : 82-54-775-1689 | FAX : 82-54-746-0171 | E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
There is Andong Samgeori(three way intersection), the driveway of Golgulsa temple and Kirimsa temple, located 26km away from Gampo of the East sea, along Route 1 from Gyeongju city.
Following the road sign, turning to the left and walking 500m, and you will find Iljumun, the one pillar gate, right before a big stone with the name ‘Golgulsa’ on it.
After passing the one pillar gate, Maeyeoraebul, the Buddha statue carved on the cliff and the stone cave temple located 700m away will welcome you with a gentle smile.
Within 20 minutes by car from Golgulsa temple, you can tour Kirimsa temple, Gameunsaji, Munmudaewangreung, Igyeondae, Janghangsaji, Seokguram.
By Express Bus.
- From Seoul to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal by express bus /Takes 4 hours
- From Gyeongju Express Bus & Inter-city Terminal to the temple
a) Take any of these buses: No: 100 / 100-1 / 150 / 150-1 (Takes 50 mins)
Get off at bus stop for “Andong/Girimsa/Golgulsa (안동/기림사/골굴사).”
Take the left road (there is a sign that says “Golgulsa”) at T-junction, keep walking for about 10-15 mins.
b) By taxi (Taking 40 mins.)
It takes 40 minutes by taxi from Gyeongju downtown
Gyeongju I.C → Bomun Tourist Complex → to the direction of Gampo (40 minutes from Gyeongju downtown)
By Domestic Airline.
By Taxi: Takes less than 1 hr. from Ulsan Airport / Pohang Gyeongju Airport
By KTX Train.
- From Seoul to Singyeongju Train Station by KTX / takes about 2 hours 5 mins.
- From Singyeongju Train Station to the temple
a) By bus (Taking approximately less than 2 hrs.)
Take any of these buses: No: 50, 51, 60, 70 & 700. Get off at the "Express Bus Terminal" & don't cross the road.
Transfer to any of these busses: No: 100 / 100-1 / 150 / 150-1 (Takes 50 mins)
※ Public transportation timetable and frequency depend on the local situation.