Gyeongju Historic Area, Gyeongju

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The sprawling World Heritage Site of Gyeongju Historic Area preserves the history and culture of the Silla Kingdom's ancient capital. Considered one of the largest outdoor museums in the world, the idyllic area contains ruins of temples, palaces, and pagodas, as well as many other cultural artifacts. Among the smaller distinct areas, don't miss the Mount Namsan Belt: centered around the revered mountain, it reveals pre-Buddhist shamanistic artifacts, as well as the ruins of hundreds of Buddhist relics and structures. See Gyeongju Historic Area and all Gyeongju has to offer by arranging your trip with our Gyeongju online trip maker .
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  • Very beautiful place and it was the Silla dynasty burial ground so scenic and peaceful . The autumn Foliage was so mesmerising especially where the Gingko trees were lined up like a arcade The colourf...  more »
  • This is why people go to Gyeongju. It’s rather incredible that these tumuli have survived in such numbers. I’ve never seen a small town like this, with massive monuments scattered around. The museum i...  more »
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