Originating from the law of eating food at Buddhist temples, Balwoo Gongyang refers to the act of eating as part of practicing discipline and self-control. Balwoo Gongyang in Jong-no is a Buddhist cuisine experience center established by the Cultural Corps of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism with the aim of promoting Buddhist culture as well as the very practice of Balwoo Gongyang.
The center serves healthy vegetarian traditional dishes, and offers lessons of Balwoo Gongyang to take time while eating, to appreciate food using the five senses, and not to waste any food.
www.balwoo.or.kr (Korean, English)
Representative menu : Temple food
Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-733-2081
Business hours : Lunch 11:30-15:00 / Dinner 18:00-21:30
* Break Time 15:00-18:00
Parking facilities : Available (16 parking slots)
Reservation : +82-2-733-2081 or through the official website
Day off : Sundays, Seollal (Lunar New Year) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) holidays, New Year's Day
Handling menu : Seon-sik (禪食) / Won-sik (願食) / Maeum-sik (念食) / Hui-sik (喜食)
Naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodles) with shiitake mushrooms, Gondeure bap (rice with cirsium), etc.
Located inside / separated by gender
56, Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul Temple Stay Information Center Level 5