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Address: 15-1 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Phone Number: 054-746-9913
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Description: An impressive complex of stone pagodas and wooden shrines.
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Very scenaric and comfortable place

Beautiful scenary and peaceful environment. Enjoyed the view very much. It would be even better if during autumn or winter season where leaves changing to yellowish colour. Or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenary and peaceful environment. Enjoyed the view very much. It would be even better if during autumn or winter season where leaves changing to yellowish colour. Or winter snow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There is a certain monotony to the temples in Korea. This's one has such beautiful surroundings it stands out above the rest

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

You need to have at least a sense of appreciation for historical structures, and more specifically (in this case), temples. If you do, then the Bulguksa Temple would be a recommended stop. Like anything historical, ideally, join a guided tour to get the best amount of information to give you a much greater appreciation of its architecture and history. Worth... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I just stayed at Gyeongju for 2days 1night only and this was the place I liked the most. It was very clean, fresh and peaceful when I visited. I just spent half day there and I was very regret about this. I wished I could have stayed there whole day. The temple is on the middle of mountain (Sukguram grotto... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you have only time for one temple in Gyeongju, this is the one. Declared UNESCO cultural asset, it was completely reconstructed after being destroyed in the 16th century during the war against Japan, and renovated many times. The admission costs 4, 000 KWR. One of the two pagodas in front of the main hall is being restored at the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visited as part of a educational tour. I enjoyed walking through the grounds and seeing the wonderful preservation of the buildings. The pathways and walkways were also well designed for those in a wheelchair, which is a big plus.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We arrived by mass transit - bus t - and enjoyed a late in the day stroll throughout this magnificent site. The layout and the various areas of this temple allow one time to reflect and meditate while in the midst of other tourists. Location is in a great spot near the Grotto of Seokguram, to which you can walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good stop later in the day when we visited here. This place is huge and its hard to see in just one stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beautiful architecture, excellent carvings and painting, although the paint was a bit faded. I enjoyed walking through its grounds and found early springtime to be rather quiet and not busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Bulguksa Temple is the reason to visit Gyeongju. It sits on a series of stone terraces set among gnarled pines.There are 2 bridges as you approach, one with 33 steps representing 33 stages to enlightenment and pagodas stand in 2 courtyards. Event thou is crowded it is peaceful at the same time. From here take a bus to Grotto of... More 

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Address: 15-1 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Phone Number: 054-746-9913
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Gyeongsangbuk-do  >  Gyeongju

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