Encyclopedia of Gyeongju Historical Site District Gyeongju Historical Site District is the most abundant, outstanding and concentrated area of Korean Buddhist art. There are various forms of Buddhist art in Gyeongju; there are sculptures, pagodas, and reliefs. The temples and palace ruins in Gyeongju that flourished between the 7th and 10th centuries are unique expressions of Buddhist art. In 2000, it was included in the "World Heritage List" according to the cultural heritage selection criteria C(ii)(iii)
Gyeongju is an ancient historical and cultural city in South Korea, and the entire city has been rated as a world cultural heritage. Gyeongju’s historical sites are very concentrated. Cheomseongdae, Cheonma Tomb, and Goose Pond are all together. In the city center, it is very convenient. You can rent a bicycle and enjoy the whole city.
Applying for the United Nations heritage, this is the strength of that country, and everyone understands that this city is the entire city listed as a World Heritage Site.
So there is still a certain amount of historical stuff in it, but many tourist facilities are actually so-so.
Especially in many consultation centers, there are no people inside, only some leaflets are outside.
The air at night is still good, enough to see the stars in the sky, and there are many ruins, but most of them are not that shocking.
The historical sites of Gyeongju are Buddhist works of art, as well as places with more Buddhist culture. Mainly the ancient capital for millennia during the Silla period, the historical and cultural Buddhist sites of Gyeongju, and the royal capital sites are all well preserved. Regardless of the density and diversity of the ruins, they are more abundant than those in Japan today.
Gyeongju in South Korea is equivalent to Xi'an in China. It occupies a quarter of South Korea's cultural heritage. There are many historical attractions, which are very good. It is recommended to visit if you have time. Very good place.