Anapji Pond, Gyeongju

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Take a stroll along Anapji Pond, a man-made body of water that used to form part of a lavish, 7th-century palace compound. Abandoned after the fall of the Silla Empire in 935 CE, the pond and its structures were renovated in 1974, during which time an array of relics and artifacts were excavated. Admire the scenic vista of the pond and its ancient buildings, some rebuilt and some originals. In the exhibition hall nearby, you can view over 700 of the thousands of art pieces, religious objects, decorations, and everyday items that were found in the pond area. Use our Gyeongju trip planner to arrange your visit to Anapji Pond and other attractions in Gyeongju.
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  • This old palace from the Shilla Dynasty is a pleasant place to visit especially on a clear moonlit night. While the old temples and buildings have been redone so that they look relatively new, the tru...  more »
  • Anapji Pond (Gyeongju Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond) were the secondary palace site which was used by the crown prince. It Is an artificial pond that is part of the palace complex during the Shilla e...  more »
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