"Private Korean Cultural Heritage Tour Including Seokguram Grotto
"Private Korean Cultural Heritage Tour Including Seokguram Grotto Bulguksa Temple and Cheonmachong""After pickup at your hotel in Busan settle into your comfortable private minivan for the 1.5-hour drive to Gyeongju an ancient kingdom of the Silla Dynasty. En route discuss your interests with your guide who can tailor commentary accordingly. Your first stop is Seokguram Grotto
"Gyeongju Day Trip from Busan Including Seokguram Grotto
"Gyeongju Day Trip from Busan Including Seokguram Grotto Bulguksa Temple and Cheonmachong""Hop aboard a comfortable coach after hotel pickup in Busan and listen to onboard narration during the 1.5-hour drive to Gyeongju. Hear about this coastal city that dates back to the Silla dynasty once a united kingdom that ruled Korea from 668–935 AD. Disembark the coach when you reach Seokguram Grotto a UNESCO-listed hermitage featuring one of Asia’s finest Buddhist shrines. Gaze at a stone Buddha statue looking serenely at the East Sea before continuing to Bulguksa meaning ‘Temple of the Buddha Land.’ Built during the 8th century on the slope of Mt Toham this World Heritage site is considered one of Korea’s most renowned Buddhist temples. Discover important Silla relics
Gyeongju Day Trip from Busan Including Silla Culture Experience Center
"Your tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Busan hotel in Gyeongju or from Haeundae Subway Station. Learn about Gyeongju a coastal city rich with culture and history.Itinerary as follows:1. Gyeongju World Culture Expo ParkGyeongju World Culture Expo is a valuable cultural exposition which has attracted over 16.2 million visitors so far through eight run agricultural experience facility and Bird Park. In particular the greenhouses in the botanical garden are built with the design of traditional building from the Silla period but are made entirely of glass providing this garden with a unique atmosphere.4. Cheomseongdae ObservatoryCheomseongdae is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. Constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok it was used for observing the stars in order to forecast the weather. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves
This little museum is a great place to get a close, detailed look at some of the great monuments around Gyongju. The museum is located in the Folkcraft Village near Bulguksa Temple.Inside the museum,...
Outside of the city, there is a nice resort area around Bomun Lake. There are several nice hotels, although most were out of our price range. Even so, you can go and walk around the lake on a really...