Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Jongyang Temple

A Buddhist temple in mountains, founded sometimes around 600 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.6320 N 128.0628 E Categories: Buddhist shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, Kangwon, in the...

Anhwa-sa

The only intact Korean Buddhist temple in Kaesong city. Built in 930, contains many valuables. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0024 N 126.5498 E Categories: Buddhist shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Anguk-sa

A Buddhist temple complex, founded in 503, rebuilt reveral times. Here grows old ginkgo tree which was planted around 1400. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.3009 N 125.8266...

Gatbawi

Four meters tall, rock-cut statue of Buddha on the summit of hill. Statue has a separate stone hat. Statue was made in the middle...

Namgye Seowon

The second oldest Neo-Confucian private academy in Korea, founded in 1552. The architecture of its structures is an early attempt to plan an efficient...

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...

Seokguram cave temple

This rock-cut temple is located near Bulguksa and contains some of the best Buddhist sculptures in the world. Temple was made in 742 -...

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...

Hwaeomsa

Ancient temple, founded in 544 AD and rebuilt in the early 17th century. Temple contains important treasures of art and history. Important structure is...

Jongmyo

The oldest royal Confucian shrine with ancient traditions preserved since the 14th century. Main structure was built in 1394 (rebuilt after fire in 1608),...