Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Jungnim-ri Dolmens (Gochang Dolmens)

Group of some of the most impressive of the numerous South Korean dolmens, their capstones weigh up to 225 tons. In this area are...

Haeinsa

An important temple complex, it was first built in 802 AD. Since 1398 it has held an entire set of Buddhist Scriptures - the...

Tomb of King Muryeong

Burial of the ruler of Baekje Kingdom in 501 - 523 AD. This tomb was found intact and has been one of the most...

Bunhwangsa

Very old Buddhist temple, built in the times of Silla Kingdom in 634 AD. Today just a few buildings remain of the original large...

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...

Namhansanseong

Well preserved, impressive mountain fortress, with parks and temples. First known fortress was built here in 672 AD. Current structures have been constructed mainly...

Bulguksa

Temple complex with outstanding relics and monuments of architecture, such as Dabotap pagoda (751 AD?) and Seokgatap pagoda (also 751 AD?) with treasures under...

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...

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...

Bell of King Seongdeok

The largest extant bell in Korea, which was cast from bronze in 771 AD. Bell is 3.33 m tall and 18.9 tons heavy. Now...