Friday, December 13, 2019

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...

Buseoksa Temple

This temple was founded in 676 AD. This temple contains valuable treasures including the second oldest wooden structure in the South Korea - Muryangsujeon,...

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...

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...

Beopjusa

An important Buddhist temple, originally built in 553. Temple includes Palsangjeon - wooden pagoda, which originally was built in 553. Current structure was rebuilt...

Beomeosa

The main temple of Jogye Buddhist Order. Originally built in 678 AD, burned to the ground in 1592. Rebuilt in 1613 and contains many...

Gyeongbokgung

Royal palace complex, first built in 1395 and rebuilt in 1867, when 330 buildings with 5,792 rooms were constructed. One of the symbols of...

Changgyeong Palace

The former summer palace of Goryeo Kings, originally built in the middle of the 15th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.5788 N 126.9954 E Categories: Palaces, country houses and...

Changdeokgung

Royal palace complex of Joseon Dynasty, outstanding achievement of Korean architecture. Palace complex was built in 1405 - 1412 and currently there are 13...

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...