Private tour in Seoul David M

Pricing Details
Base cost of tour
  • $ 114 USD

Korean Buddhism and its Temples - Live Virtual Overview 'Lecture-Tour'

Tour #813380
Pricing Details
Base cost of tour

up to 10 people

1 hour 30 minutes

Walking

Party Size:

1

Overview of your Seoul tour:

Whether you are fully familiar with global Buddhist history and wisdom or just a beginner, this lecture-conversation will get you familiar with how it came to Korea some 1600 years ago, and then evolved in its distinct scholastic, meditational and devotional styles. I will explain in easy-to-understand terms the unique factors that make this main national traditional religion truly "Korean", within the Northeast Asian context. You will experience a fascinating journey through the long, vibrant Buddhist history of the various Korean dynasties. Take this guided lecture to learn all-about the history and unique characteristics of Korea's Buddhism. The best three of its ancient temples (now listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites!) with their spectacular scenery and interesting traditional artworks will be included, with colorful stories of great enlightened masters. You will learn so very much, about Korean Buddhism, ancient & modern!

Your Seoul tour itinerary

-> brief 'check in' and our mutual introductions, and then be on our way! -> Introduction and Acceptance of Buddhism in Korea -> Flourishing of Korean-style Buddhism 5th through 14th Centuries -> Unique Characteristics -> Suppression of Korea's Buddhism for 500 Years -> Modern Revival and Globalization -> The Three Best Three Ancient Temples, grouped with a sacred theme, now listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites, with their spectacular scenery and interesting traditional artworks -> if time, Colorful Stories of Great Enlightened Masters -> 'Wrap up' with final questions; your interests will be addressed at anytime -- anything from the basics of Shamanism or Korea to any advanced details is fine; as a longtime professor of the history of Korean spiritual culture, I can handle almost any queries. -> A good internet connection is required to experience this tour, done with an online video conference system, and photos shown by PowerPoint on my desktop within that.

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Transport Details
Type: Walking

None - Live Virtual Tour

What's Included
  • Other: Guiding Services provided via an online video conference system, and photos shown by PowerPoint on my desktop within that. You can virtually travel with up to 10 users at the same time by sharing the link for your tour after purchase.
  • Private Guide
What's Extra
  • Other: Nothing.
Where will you meet

Airport: ,Cruise: ,ByGuide: The tour will take place via a video conference system. Your unique link will be provided after the booking is confirmed.

  • You can request a different meeting location (for example, your hotel) during the checkout process.
Other Details
Tour Categories

Art And Culture

History

Religious Sites

Languages
Basic

Korean

Fluent

English

Activity Level
Moderate
Accessibility

Kid Friendly

wheelchair Accessible

Book with a 20% deposit!

Size:

up to 10 people

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

Transportation:

Walking

Party Size:

1

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$ 114 USD

Book with a 20% deposit!

Size:

up to 10 people

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

Transportation:

Walking

Party Size:

1

Select tour date
Select tour start time

View our Cancellation policy

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