Tourism in Gyeongju
Tourism in Gyeongju is a major industry and defining feature of Gyeongju, South Korea. Gyeongju is a major cultural site and tourist destination for South Koreans and foreigners with about 8 to 9 mil...
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Silla
The year 57BC marks the beginning of the Silla Dynasty. Together with the Goguryeo and Baekje, Silla was the third of the Three States Era, controlling the s...
Silla
Silla (57 BC – 935 AD) ([ɕʰilːa]) was one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, and one of the world's longest sustained dynasties. Although it was founded by King Park Hyeokgeose, the dynasty was ruled by ...
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Galmunwang
Galmunwang (갈문왕, 葛文王; wang=king) was a title used in the early period of the Korean kingdom of Silla. Its precise meaning and function are not known. From Korean sources, namely the Samguk Sagi, it wo...
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Cheonghaejin
Cheonghaejin (literally "Blue sea headquarters") was a major military headquarters and trading hub located on Wando island, South Jeolla province of South Korea, and established by Korean general Jang...
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Cheonmachong
Cheonmachong, formerly Tomb No.155, is a tumulus located in Gyeongju, South Korea. The tomb was excavated in 1973 and is believed to date probably from the fifth century but perhaps from the sixth ce...
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Poseokjeong
129°12′44″E / 35.809182°N 129.212265°E / 35.809182; 129.212265The Poseokjeong (Pavilion of Stone Abalone) site near Namsan in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do South Korea, was built...
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Anseung
Anseung (안승, 安勝) (fl. 668–683), alternately Ansun (안순, 安舜), was thought to be either the nephew or illegitimate grandson of king Bojang of Goguryeo, the last King of Goguryeo. He was named the n...
Silla restoration movement
The Silla restoration movement refers to a series of uprisings in Yeongnam province of Korea in the middle Goryeo dynasty. These were part of a pattern of revolts aimed at restoring one of the old Th...
Heondeok of Silla
Heondeok of Silla (died 826) (r. 809–826) was the 41st to rule the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the younger brother of King Soseong, and served as regent during the reign of Aejang.In 790, Heondeo...
Hyecho
Hyecho ([h(j)eːtɕʰo]; 704–787 CE), Sanskrit: Prajñāvikram; Hui Chao in Chinese Pinyin, was a Korean Buddhist monk from Silla, one of the three Korean kingdoms of the period. Hyecho studied esoteric Bu...
Naehae of Silla
Naehae of Silla (died 230, r. 196–230) was the tenth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Naehae Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. As a descen...
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Sinmu of Silla
Sinmu of Silla (r. 839, died 839) (born Ujing) was the 45th monarch of the Korean kingdom of Silla. His reign was the briefest in the state's history, lasting only from the fourth to the seventh luna...
Kim Inmun
Kim Inmun (629–694) was a noted aristocrat, scholar, and official of the ancient Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the son of Muyeol and the younger brother of Munmu, the twenty-ninth and thirtieth king...
Heongang of Silla
Heongang of Silla (c.861-886) (r. 875–886) was the 49th to rule the Korean kingdom of Silla.According to the Samguk Sagi, he excelled at civil affairs. Heongang was the eldest son of King Gyeongmun; ...
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Hyeokgeose of Silla
Hyeokgeose of Silla (69 BC - 4 AD, r. 57 BC–4 AD), also known by his personal full name as Bak (Park, Pak) Hyeokgeose, was the founding monarch of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He w...
Kim Alcheon
Kim Alcheon (577 ~ after 654) was a member of the Silla royal family. He became Hwarang at a young age and was a famous general.
Alcheon supported Princess Deokman in politics and in her successio...
Silseong of Silla
Silseong of Silla (died 417) (r. 402–417), whose name is also given as Silju or Silgeum, was the 18th ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the son of the general (gakgan) Kim Daeseoji, who wa...
Adalla of Silla
Adalla of Silla (died 184, r. 154–184) was the eighth ruler of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Adalla Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. As a desc...
Gyeongmun of Silla
Gyeongmun of Silla (841 - 875) (r. 861–875) was the 48th ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the grandson of King Huigang, and the son of the ichan Kim Gye-myeong. His mother was Lady Gwang...
Jobun of Silla
Jobun of Silla (r. 230–247, died 247), also known by his title Jobun Isageum, was the eleventh king of the Korean state of Silla. He was the grandson of Beolhyu Isageum, and a member of the Seok clan...
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Talhae of Silla
Talhae of Silla (?-80, r. 57-80) was the fourth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Talhae Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. Also known by his...
Woljeongsa
128°35′34″E / 37.731254°N 128.592653°E / 37.731254; 128.592653Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Py...
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Ichadon
Ichadon (501–527), also known as Geochadon (거차돈) or by his courtesy name Yeomchok (염촉) or Yeomdo, was a Buddhist monk and advisor to the Silla king Beopheung.
Early in his reign, Beopheung had des...
Mishil
Lady Mishil of Silla (미실, 美室; c. 546/548 - c. 612) is an historical figure in the Korean dynasty of Silla. According to the Hwarang Segi, an ancient historical record of the Hwarang (or flower boys) ...
Jima of Silla
Jima of Silla (died 134, r. 112–134) was the sixth ruler of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Jima Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. As a descenden...
Bone rank system
The bone rank system was the system of aristocratic rank used in the ancient Korean kingdom of Silla. It was used to segregate society, and particularly the layers of the aristocracy, on the basis of ...
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Hwarang Segi
Hwarang segi (lit. Annals of Hwarang or Generations of the Hwarang) was a historical record of the Hwarang (lit. flower boys) of the Silla kingdom in ancient Korea. It is said to have been written by ...
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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Uisang
Uisang (625–702) was one of the most eminent early Silla Korean scholar-monks, a close friend of Wonhyo (元曉).He traveled to China, studying at Mount Zhongnan as a student of the influential Huayan mas...
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