National Treasures of South Korea
The National Treasures of Korea are a numbered set of tangible treasures, artifacts, sites, and buildings which are recognized by the South Korean government as having exceptional artistic, cultural a...
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Silsangsa Temple
Silsangsa Temple(in Hangul:실상사, in Hanja:實相寺) is a temple of the Jogye order located in Namwon of North Jeolla Province in South Korea. The temple is a branch temple of the Geumsan Temple in Iksan. Al...
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Korean Buddhist temples
Buddhist temples are an important part of the Korean landscape. This article gives a brief overview of Korean Buddhism, then describes some of the more important temples in Korea. Most Korean temples...
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Namdaemun
126°58′31.11″E / 37.5599722°N 126.9753083°E / 37.5599722; 126.9753083Namdaemun (Hangul: 남대문; hanja: 南大門), officially known as the Sungnyemun (Hangul: 숭례문; ...
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Seongjusa
126°39′20″E / 36.344267°N 126.655585°E / 36.344267; 126.655585Historic site of Seongjusa temple(in Hangul:성주사지, in Hanja:聖住寺址) is no.307 South Korean historic site in Boryeong...
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Seokgatap
Seokgatap (Sakyamuni Pagoda) is a stone pagoda in South Korea designated as the 21st National Treasure on December 12, 1962. Its full name is Sakyamuni Yeoraesangjuseolbeop Tap, and is sometimes refe...
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Jongmyo
Jongmyo is a Confucian shrine dedicated to the perpetuation of memorial services for the deceased kings and queens of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1897). According to UNESCO, the shrine is the old...
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Rock-carved triad buddha in Seosan
The Rock-carved triad buddha in Seosan (Korean: 서산 용현리 마애여래삼존상) is located at Gayasan, Unsan-myeon, Seosan, Chungcheongnam-do. The Standing Buddha Reborn was sculptured in the center which is 208 ...
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Bulguksa
Bulguksa is located on the slopes of mount Toham (Jinheon-dong, Gyeongju city, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea). It is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism and encompasses seven...
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Crown of Baekje
The Crown of Baekje refers to several artifacts excavated that are believed to be the royal headgear of the kings, queens, and nobility of the Baekje Kingdom. Some of the crowns follow the same tradit...
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Borugak Jagyeongnu
The Borugak Jagyeongnu ("Water Clock of Borugak Pavilion"), classified as a scientific instrument, is the 229th National Treasure of South Korea and was designated by the South Korean government on Ma...
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Sosu Seowon
Sosu Seowon is the oldest seowon, private Neo-Confucian academy in Korea which was established during the Joseon Dynasty period. It was found at the entrance of Suksusa Temple, in Sunheung-myeon, Yeon...
Dabotap
The stone pagoda Dabotap, also known as pagoda of many treasures, is located in the temple of Bulguksa in Gyeongju, South Korea. From entering the temple through the Cheongun and Baegun Bridge, Dabota...
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2008 Namdaemun fire
The 2008 Namdaemun fire was an incident in which arsonist Chae Jong-gi (Hangul: 채종기; hanja: 蔡宗基) set fire to Seoul's historic Namdaemun gate on February 10, 2008, causing the 550-year-old ...
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Dopiansa
Dopiansa temple (in Hangul:도피안사, in Hanja:倒彼岸寺) is a 10-century-old Korean temple in Cheorwon County, Gangwon Province. Great monk Doseon constructed a metal-made Buddhist statue to enshrine in Anyang...
Bell of King Seongdeok
129°13′40.54″E / 35.8295750°N 129.2279278°E / 35.8295750; 129.2279278The Bell of King Seongdeok is a massive bronze bell, the largest extant bell in Korea. The full Korean nam...
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Hahoetal
Hahoetal mask and Byeongsantal mask(河回탈 및 屛山탈) is No.121 National Treasure of South Korea, whose name was originated from Hahoe Folk Village and Byeongsan village in Andong City, North Gyeongsang Prov...
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Gakhwangjeon Hall
Gakhwangjeon Hall is a hall of worship at Hwaeomsa, a Buddhist temple in Gurye, Jeollanam-do, South Korea. It is one of the monastery's two principal halls and overlooks the northwest end of the cour...
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Five storied stone pagoda of Jeongnimsa Temple site
The Five storied stone pagoda of Jeongnimsa Temple site (Korean: 부여 정림사지 오층석탑) is a five-story pagoda standing on a single narrow and low base pedestal. It was built in the Baekje Era. Each pedest...
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Records of the Border Defense Council
Records of the Border Defense Council of Joseon or Bibyeonsa Deungnok(in Hangul:비변사등록) is the records of the Border Defense Council during Joseon dynasty, consisting of 273 books. The council was in c...
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Eunhaesa
Eunhaesa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It is located in Cheongtong-myeon, Yeongcheon, in the province of Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. It stands on the eastern slopes of Pa...
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Godalsa
Godalsa temple(in Hangul:고달사, in Hanja:高達寺) is an old temple located in currently Yeoju County, Gyeonggi Province of South Korea. The old site of the temple is registered as the historic spot no.382.T...
Bunhwangsa
129°14′01″E / 35.8407034°N 129.2336637°E / 35.8407034; 129.2336637Bunhwangsa (literally "Fragrant Emperor Temple") is a temple complex from the Old Silla era of Korea. It is ...
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Crown of Gaya
The crowns of Gaya refers to two excavated pieces that are believed to be the headgear of the elite of the Gaya Confederacy. These crowns share the general traditions of Korean crowns, such as the us...
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Seokguram
The Seokguram Grotto is a hermitage and part of the Bulguksa temple complex. It lies four kilometers east of the temple on Mt. Tohamsan, in Gyeongju, South Korea. It is classified as National Treasu...
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Palsangjeon
Palsangjeon (Hall of Eight Pictures) is a worship hall found on a Korean Buddhist temple complex that contains the "Palsang", the series of painted murals depicting the eight stages in the life of the...
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Seoksu
Seoksu is a stone animal guardian which was believed to protect King Muryeong's Tomb. The figure is the 162nd National Treasure of Korea and was designated by the South Korean government on July 9th,...
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Cheonsang Yeolcha Bunyajido
Cheonsang Yeolcha Bunyajido is a 14th-century Korean star map, copies of which were spread nationwide in the Joseon Dynasty. The name is sometimes translated as "chart of the constellations and the r...
Hunminjeongeum
Hunminjeongeum (lit. The Correct/Proper Sounds for the Instruction of the People) is a document describing an entirely new and native script for the Korean language. The script was initially named af...
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