Anapji Pond, Gyeongju

4.2
#1 of 39 in Parks in Gyeongsangbuk-do
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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  • Cherry blossoms are elegant. See the cherry blossoms early in the evening and enjoy the night. The surrounding park is a great place for family walks.
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  • Gets very busy in the evening but the lighting and backdrop are amazing so a photographers paradise. Lovely to stroll around the pond in the evening  more »
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