Gyeongju National Museum, Gyeongju

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Learn about the history of the city at Gyeongju National Museum, largely dedicated to the time when Gyeongju served as the capital of the Silla Kingdom (57 BCE-935 CE). The museum exhibits around 3,000 artifacts from the era, including earthenware pots, golden crowns, belts, earrings, and weaponry. Along the way, you'll gain insight into the culture that made the fine artifacts on display, their funereal rites, system of governance, beliefs, and lifestyle. An outdoor exhibit area showcases facades from royal palaces and temples, as well as giant temple bells. Put Gyeongju National Museum and other Gyeongju attractions into our Gyeongju day trip planning site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • After seeing the great exhibits of this area in the Korea National Museum, it was fantastic to see so many relics in this museum.  more »
  • A collection of places, about the history of Gyeongju. When visiting towns, do not miss visiting this museum.
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  • Visiting all the exhibits will Take about 2 to 3 hours. Parking and entrance is free. On the weekends, the place does get packed due to tourists and bus tours. The exhibits are broken into several bui...  more »
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  • Wonderful collection of objects. Audio guide was worth the money (be sure to take passport as they keep this for exchange). Also nice to see the history of the Anapji Pond area and the objects they found inside!
  • Amazing. Learned a lot. Take your time and enjoy.
  • Thankfully had an english speaking guide who elaborately explained us everything relevant to silla history
  • A must see in Gyeongju with really fine pieces of art in a perfect conservation condition ! Plus it is free and opens late on Saturdays.
  • Very impressive museum. Beautiful displays, English signs and it's completely free! I hope to visit again some day.

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