Seokguram, Gyeongju

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World heritage site · Monument · Religious Site
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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  • If you love it high ,adventourous ,windy and wonderful then you should go to seokguram grotto.is so high up that you feel on top of the world so many sites to see up there.if you stay up there till...  more »
  • To go to Seokguram quickly, I had to go there by car. It was a little up the mountain, so the road to go there was steep and winding. You can walk if you want to go slowly. It takes about an hour to.....  more »

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