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Gyeongju

Gyeongju Seokguram Buddha

Gyeongiu is home to more temples, tombs, pagodas, rock carvings and ruins than any other place in South Korea and is often referred to as ‘the Museum without walls’.  Gyeongiu located in the South Eastern region of Korea in the Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, once the capital of the Silla Kingdom ruled by 56 kings in over 992 years, the longest dynasty in the royal history of Korea.  The Bulquksa Temple and Seokquram Grotto, both major historical sites now UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites and the historical burial mounds, known as tumuli set in a beautiful manicured park and lakes, have replica of grave goods found by archaeologist. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history and culture in this beautiful mountainous region of Korea.