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Maisan Mountain

Jinan-gun, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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Enjoy the trip

It is worth visiting Tapsa Temple and Maisan. Although there are many steps, it is still... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Singapore, Singapore
Horse Ears Mountain

To see all of pagodas, you will be hiking very challenging up and down the wooden staircases, but... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2015
Kris C
Fairfax, Virginia
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17 Oct 2016
“Enjoy the trip”
7 Dec 2015
“Horse Ears Mountain”
Jinan-gun, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is worth visiting Tapsa Temple and Maisan. Although there are many steps, it is still manageable, just go on your own pace. Great photos on a beautiful day.

Thank VickyYL
Reviewed 7 December 2015

To see all of pagodas, you will be hiking very challenging up and down the wooden staircases, but it’s worth every steps. To found out one person built the numerous pagodas without glue and to see how they have survived all these years, it was...More

Thank Kris C
Reviewed 16 November 2015

After a nice hike, we visited Maisan Tapsa temple. Here Gapryong Lee, a retired scholar, built numerous pagodas - one stone at a time - over a period of decades. It is said that he built 108 towers over 30 years from 1885. Only 80...More

Thank Ingrid70
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This moutain is peculiarly shaped like donkey ears. Two great peaks are conglomerate rocks are still weathered by water and wind. At the foot of this moutain, there are a hermitage called Tower Temple and 108 big stone pagodas.built by a scholar out of buddhist...More

Thank Pan-Bong H
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Cherry Blossoms are everywhere in South Korea, the Maisan Mountain area is one of the best country park in South Korea. A good walk all the way up by the road, a rather easy walk to the top, basically any casual shoes should be ok....More

Thank dancruzhongkong
Reviewed 12 January 2015

This tiny park can easily been seen in a day. There are a few (maybe one) direct busses from Jeonju Station, or you can catch a regular bus from Jeonju to Jinan and either walk (a long walk!) or catch a taxi from Jinan. If...More

3  Thank Sonia K
Reviewed 27 December 2014

I came to the mountain a little bit late in the afternoon so I couldn't enjoy much. But the scene is too beautiful. The more I walk to to top, the more beauty I seen. Actually it will be a little bit hard to go...More

1  Thank Son_H_Tran
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

This is my first visit to Mount Mai. The literal Chinese translation is Horse Ear Mount. The reason is that this park is located between two hills that appeared to be like the horse ears. We hired a jumbo taxi for the day for KRW...More

2  Thank IshahOz
Reviewed 17 February 2014

This area is known for its fried 더떡/DuDuk roots and 등갈비/DeungGalBi - amazing pork back ribs. And for the vegetarians, the mountain also offers a lot of flavorful 산나물/SanNaMul mountain plants, which is eaten mixed with rice. All of it was amazing and easily the...More

Thank Aryun
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Good for those seeking a long hike. There is a shuttle bus to get there, or you can take a cab. It's also a great place to strike up conversation with locals or tourists, as the walk is way more enjoyable with company!

1  Thank iiminimeii
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