Monday, September 21, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

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),...

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...