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Gyeongju UNESCO World Heritage Site, Seokgulam, Bulguksa Temple Day Trip from Busan

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  • Get to visit the beautiful city of Gyeongju all the way from Busan in this day tour filled with stops in different UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Explore Yangdong Village, Korea’s largest traditional village showcasing the bright civilization of the Joseon Dynasty
  • Head to Bulguksa Temple and see the artistic touch of the stone relics that are renowned throughout the world
  • Learn about the ancient Silla dynasty through artifacts and sculpture when you visit Seokgura and Anapji

What to expect

Take this day trip to Gyeongju City from Busan and get ready to enjoy a day filled with culture and stunning sights. When you hop on the tour bus in Busan, your first stop will be Yangdong Village, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Korea’s largest traditional village. It showcasing the traditional culture of the Joseon Dynasty and the beautiful natural surroundings. After a lunch at Bomun Tourist Complex, head to Seokguram, the representative stone temple of Korea located on Tohamsan Mountain. You can also find Seokguram Grotto, the most famous Buddhist hermitage in Korea. Get to visit Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic of Gyeongju. The artistic touch of its stone relics are known throughout the world. Your final stop is Anapji, an artificial pond in Gyeongju National Park that was first constructed in year 674. The Korean governement temporaily drained the pond in 1972, revealing thousands of Silla artifacts that had fallen into the lake or were thrown in. This place is filled with lots of historical memories. This day is basically a great way to educate yourself about Korea's history in Gyeongju while visiting multiple sites recognized by UNESCO. Don't miss out!

yangdong village
Many people have visited Yangdong Village to see its wealth of cultural heritages and scenic surroundings
Seokguram is classified as National Treasure No. 24 by the South Korean government
Buddhist sculpture of Seokguram cave grotto
The Buddha at Seokguram creates the illusion of a halo by placing a granite roundel carved with lotus petals at the back wall
Anapji is an artificial pond at Donggung Palace, which was used by a crown prince in the past
bomun lake resort
During this autumn season, visit some of the best foliage spots like Bomun Lake Resort


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