Anapji Pond, Gyeongju

4.1
#1 of 44 in Parks in Gyeongsangbuk-do
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Take a stroll along Anapji Pond, a man-made body of water that used to form part of a lavish, 7th-century palace compound. Abandoned after the fall of the Silla Empire in 935 CE, the pond and its structures were renovated in 1974, during which time an array of relics and artifacts were excavated. Admire the scenic vista of the pond and its ancient buildings, some rebuilt and some originals. In the exhibition hall nearby, you can view over 700 of the thousands of art pieces, religious objects, decorations, and everyday items that were found in the pond area. Use our Gyeongju trip planner to arrange your visit to Anapji Pond and other attractions in Gyeongju.
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  • The location is a fascinating, historic park/museum of a traditional Korean village. I highly recommend going at night time when all of the walking path and building lights are on. The light displays....  more »
  • This is a great place for photographers as the view of the building being lighted up plus the reflections in the pond was really nice. However, this place is crowded at night so have to be patient...  more »

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