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Bulguksa Temple

Bulguksa Temple is the representative relic of Gyeongju and was designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in 1995. The beauty of the temple itself and the artistic touch of the stone relics are known throughout the world. 312 more words

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Not What I Signed Up For

Wednesday May 6 Day 8

Our chariot awaits us out front of the hotel and we all load up after breakfast. There’s a Bollywood feel to the chosen décor, I can’t help but snap a picture. 674 more words

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


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


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


Kimchi Chronicle - South Korea (Part 4)


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