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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  • In 15mn of Bus No. 12 of the Bulgurska temple, a quick visit to the Buddha Cave. Moving because statue and low reliefs intact in their cave since the 14th century, but in my opinion not inevitable if one is pressed by time. Anecdote: Entry 5000 won/person (€4) but a hostess asks you as much at the cave to pray Buddha for you...
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  • The National Museum, the Bulguksa temple and the stone cave are the places where you will often hear every time you are racing. It's a bit cumbersome to take a bus, but it's easy to get around by bus time and you'll have a good bus tour lately. Walking trails from the parking lot to the cave rock are good
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