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Visiting the Silla Kingdom: 1 Day in Gyeongju

This is post seven of twelve on our autumn trip to South Korea. Check out the other posts in this series here:

Selfish Years

History in Autumnal Coloration

“I am a leaf on the wind — watch how I soar.”

~Hoban “Wash” Washburne, Serenity

A few weekends ago I went to Gyeongju with a tour group to see some of Korea’s UNESCO world cultural heritage sites while fall colors beautified everything. 1,150 more words

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경주 Gyeongju: The Ancient Capital

경주, Gyeongju was the ancient capital of the Silla dynasty for 992 years. The Silla dynasty (BC 57-935) ruled over more than half of the Korean Peninsula. 838 more words

Summer

Bulguksa Temple - Gyeongju, South Korea

“But the sign said it was only 1.6km!!”

After a great morning spent exploring the fantastic Tumuli Park in the middle of Gyeongju, we thought we’d make our way to one of the most popular attractions in town, the Bulguksa Temple. 991 more words

Travel

Kimchi Chronicle - South Korea (Part 4)

Gyeongju

Gyeongju is only 2 hours away from Seoul by KTX train. The old capital of the Silla Kingdom is full of historical monuments and nice for a short getaway. 22 more words

Travel

Gyeongju in spring

Luckily enough, I went on a business trip to Gyeongju(경주) which is located in the south-east part of Korea and was a capital of… 263 more words

Places In Korea

The oldest known wooden slab print in the world.

I was waiting for my flight back home after a 2-day work meeting in Seoul, Korea when I decided to visit the Korean Culture Museum at Incheon airport. 111 more words

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