Seokguram, Gyeongju

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Symbolizing a spiritual journey into Nirvana, Seokguram treasures forty figures representing Buddhist principles and teachings. Nestled in the hills and made of hundreds of granite stones, the 8th-century cave temple is the only intact structure surviving from the Silla era and a World Heritage Site. Pass a narrow corridor lined with bas-reliefs of guardian deities, which leads from a rectangular antechamber into the main rotunda. Once there, take a moment to appreciate the 3.3 m ( ft) tall statue of Buddha, seated on a pedestal and smiling generously. Add Seokguram and other attractions to your Gyeongju trip itinerary using our Gyeongju online driving holiday planner .
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  • You approach by a long and winding road which leads to the gatehouse. The gatehouse is overlooked by a large bell. Once through the gate a gravel road weaves between steeps slopes, which are heavily w...  more »
  • The race, which was a regular in school, and the cave rock. The stone cave-am bonbon fire, which i visited from Mt. Toham, must be an admirable masterpiece again. I couldn't take a picture because I couldn't take a picture, but i didn't get any where I was going to be in front of the main fire.
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