Gyeongju UNESCO World Heritage, Seokguram, Bulguksa Temple Day Tour from Busan

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  • This is a day tour to explore Gyeongju, the heart of the Silla Dynasty (57 BCE – 935 CE), including Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple (UNESCO World Heritage).
  • The activities start from Busan and provide hotel pickup.
  • Some operators are offering private small group tours.

 

Information about Bulguksa and Seokguram Grotto

  • It is said that Kim Dae-seong, who lived twice, became prime minister of Silla and built Bulguksa for his parents in the present life and Seokguram for his parents in the previous life.
  • Bulguksa Temple was first registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in South Korea in 1995 along with Seokguram Grotto, Jongmyo Shrine in Seoul.
  • The Silla people, who believed in Buddhism as their national religion, built Bulguksa Temple, the ‘land of the Buddha,’ with the best construction techniques and religious devotion.
  • Bulguksa address: 15-1 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Open hours
    • 07:00 ~ 18:00 (Mar – Sep)
    • 07:00 ~ 17:30 (Oct, Feb)
    • 07:30 ~ 17:00 (Nov – Jan)

 

Information about Seokguram Grotto

  • Seokguram Grottoes are man-made caves built with meticulous design to enshrine the Buddha. The weight balance and stability of the dome were solved by inserting stone nails horizontally between the stones.
  • The statue of Buddha with an infinitely compassionate and gentle expression under a sturdy artificial dome shows the essence of Silla Buddhist art and evokes emotions that cannot be expressed in words.
  • Seokguram Grotto address: 873-243 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju-si
  • Open hours
    • 06:30 ~ 18:00 (Mid Mar – Sep)
    • 07:00 ~ 17:30 (Feb to Mid Mar, Oct)
    • 07:00 ~ 17:00 (Nov – Jan)

 

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