Thursday, August 13, 2020

Dongnae eupseong

Ancient fortress of Busan city, first mentioned in 1021 AD. Fortress was extended in 1713, when the length of walls reached 5,240 m. Location, GPS...

Goryeong Jisandong Tumuli

A group of nobleman's burials from the Daegaya period, built in the 4th - 6th century AD. Thus far are known 704 burials with...

Geumsansa

An ancient temple, originally founded in 600 AD in the Kingdom of Baekje. Current structures are from 1635 but temples contain much older treasures...

Haman tumuli (Malisan tumuli)

Hundreds of smaller and larger burial mounds - burials of the kings and nobleman of Gaya state. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.2717 N 128.4061 E Categories: Cairns and mounds,...

Samseonghyeol

Three mysterious holes in the ground in Jeju City. According to legends from these holes came semigods - founders of the ancient Tamna state...

Cheonjiyeon Waterfall

Scenic, 22 m tall waterfall, 12 m wide, with a park around it. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.2470 N 126.5545 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, South Korea, southern...

Deongmyeong-ri dinosaur footprints

A very rich find of dinosaur footprints, with more than 4,000 individual footprints and some 420 trails. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.9044 N 128.1511 E Categories: Fossil finds Values: Geology, Biology Rating: Where...

Bukchon Hanok Village

Traditional village with original, approximately 600 years old network of streets and alleys. In village have been preserved many hanok - traditional houses. Location, GPS...

Seonamsa

Beautiful mountain temple with some 20 historical buildings. According to local legends temple was founded in 529 AD. Temple contains many outstanding treasures, current...

Tongdosa

This is the largest Buddhist temple complex in Korea, it was established in 646 AD. Today the temple consists of 65 buildings. The temple...