Saturday, August 8, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Pibong Falls (Bibong Falls)

This waterfall is 139 m tall, unusual and quite impressive. It falls in numerous cascades over very steep cliff of shale. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.6668 N...

Pakyon Falls (Pagyon Falls)

Scenic falls over granite cliffs, approximately 37 m tall. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0911 N 126.5731 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, North Hwanghae, north from Kaesong...

Chonsin Falls

This waterfall is 86 m tall, up to 4 m wide. Water is sliding down along the rock with a picturesque turns. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.0267...

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...

Poseokjeong

A site of once beautiful royal pavilion of Silla Kingdom. The most interesting feature today here is a system of small water channels. Here...

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...

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...

Sosu Seowon

The oldest Neo-Confucian academy in Korea, founded in 1543. Most of the old buildings of this academy and many traditions have been preserved up...

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...