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Bulguksa, Gyeongju

Categories: Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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The head temple complex of Jogye Korean Buddhism, Bulguksa features two exquisite stone pagodas and a gilded bronze statue of Buddha, which earned it World Heritage Site status. This impressive temple complex set in a picturesque landscape stores some of the world's oldest woodblock prints, made in the first half of the 8th century. Stroll underneath cherry trees and azaleas, place a pebble in a rock garden or touch a pig statue for good luck, and visit a hermitage in the grotto to see burial mounds and a 3.5 m (11.5 ft) tall Buddha. English-speaking volunteer guides will tell you all about the temple's tumultuous history. Plan your Bulguksa visit and explore what else you can see and do in Gyeongju using our Gyeongju family vacation planner.
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  • very nice brightly painted Temple, very generous admission is mature, easily accessible by car, is worth a visit
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  • The temple is outstanding and the reconstructions it underwent are a witness to Korea's commitment to preserve its past. Highly recommended. 
  • Now get certified is one of the best tourist destinations in Korea. Seokguram is the best preserved artefacts, including bulguk Temple seoggatab place and this is not a walk in the fall the foliage is especially beautiful. Top-of-the-walk to Metro Health Seokguram on the children or elderly people with the necessary side visibly moved up to the top of the car, please. As soon as the earthquake damage recovery hope
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  • Beautiful temple that is well preserved. Great views too.
  • You can enjoy the Seokuram untill 6 p.m. after entrance is closed
  • This place was an awesome visit! I was on the USS Carl Vinson and we stopped in for a port visit to Pusan. I took a tour to this temple and really enjoyed it there. I too a lot of great pictures and learned more about the Buddhist philosophy and history of S. Korea. I can't wait to take my wife there!
  • Bulguksa Temple in Kwangju....beautiful historical temple to visit, I visited this interesting place >20years ago (in 1995), and am sure now it's more beautiful than ever...
  • Fascinating Buddhist temple
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