Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Daepyeong

A prehistoric settlement, inhabited in the time period between 3500 BC and 500 AD, one of the earliest permanent settlements in this region of...

Oeam Village

A well-preserved clan village, developed by Yi family over the last 500 years. There are 69 households left, local people maintain their traditions. Location, GPS...

Cheomseongdae

An ancient astronomical (astrological?) observatory, built in the 7th century AD. One of the oldest observatories in the world. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.8347 N 129.218983 E Categories: Astronomical...

Samnyeon sanseong

Ruins of an enormous mountain fortress, built in 470 - 473 AD. Measured length of the walls is 1,680 - 1880 m and they...

63 Building

The world's tallest gold-clad building, 249 m tall. Skyscraper was built in 1985. At sunrise its reflection is blinding. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.5198 N 126.940181 E Categories: Government...

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...

Mireuksa pagoda

One of the oldest pagodas in Korea, located in a temple which was founded in the times of Baekje Kingdom in 602 AD. This...

Geumjeongsanseong

Largest mountain fortress in South Korea. Fortress was built in 1703 and walls were some 17 km long, 1.5 - 3 m tall. Location, GPS...

Hwanseon Cave

Some 8 km long limestone cave. In the cave are enormous cave halls, up to 100 m tall, cave pools and waterfalls, rimstone pools...

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...