Seokguram, Gyeongju

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Symbolizing a spiritual journey into Nirvana, Seokguram treasures forty figures representing Buddhist principles and teachings. Nestled in the hills and made of hundreds of granite stones, the 8th-century cave temple is the only intact structure surviving from the Silla era and a World Heritage Site. Pass a narrow corridor lined with bas-reliefs of guardian deities, which leads from a rectangular antechamber into the main rotunda. Once there, take a moment to appreciate the 3.3 m ( ft) tall statue of Buddha, seated on a pedestal and smiling generously. Add Seokguram and other attractions to your Gyeongju trip itinerary using our Gyeongju online driving holiday planner.
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  • To go to Seokguram quickly, I had to go there by car. It was a little up the mountain, so the road to go there was steep and winding. You can walk if you want to go slowly. It takes about an hour to.....  more »
  • Seokguram was founded in 774 in a beautiful mountain, the Tohamsan mountain. It has a fantastic statue of Buddha in very good state of preservation. The path to the Buddha is cool, easy. It may take.....  more »

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