World Heritage Sites in South Korea
South Korea accepted the UNESCO World Heritage Convention on 14 September 1988. As of June 2014, eleven properties have been inscribed on the World Heritage List: ten cultural sites and one natural si...
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Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea
Mark's photo essay of Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
The Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty refers to the 40 tombs of members of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910). These tombs are scattered in over 18 locations across South Korea. They were bu...
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Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea
Mark's photo essay of Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
The Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites are the location of hundreds of stone dolmen which were used as grave markers and for ritual purposes during the first millennium BCE when the Megalithic C...
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List of World Heritage Sites in South Korea
South Korea accepted the UNESCO World Heritage Convention on 14 September 1988. As of June 2014, eleven properties have been inscribed on the World Heritage List: ten cultural sites and one natural si...
List of World Heritage Sites in South Korea - Wikipedia
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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Gyeongju Historic Areas
The Gyeongju Historic Areas of South Korea were designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. The protected areas encompass the ruins of temples and palaces, outdoor pagodas and statuary, an...
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Changdeokgung
Changdeokgung (Hangul, 창덕궁, 昌德宮; literally, "Prospering Virtue Palace") — also known as Changdeokgung Palace or Changdeok Palace — is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is on...
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Yangdong Folk Village
Yangdong Folk Village (Yangdong Village of Gyeongju) is a traditional village from the Joseon Dynasty. The village is located in Gangdong-myeon, sixteen kilometers northeast of Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk...
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Hahoe Folk Village
The Hahoe Folk Village (Korean: 안동하회마을) is a traditional village from the Joseon Dynasty. The village is a valuable part of Korean culture because it preserves Joseon period-style architecture, folk t...
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Hwaseong Fortress
Hwaseong (Brilliant Castle/ Fortress) is the wall surrounding the centre of Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. This fortress was built from 1794 to 1796 by King Jeongjo of the ...
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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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Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes
The Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes is a World Heritage Site in South Korea.Jejudo is a volcanic island, 130 kilometers from the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula. The largest island and sma...
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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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Haeinsa
128°6′E / 35.800°N 128.100°E / 35.800; 128.100Haeinsa (해인사, 海印寺: Temple of the Ocean Mudra) is a head temple of the Jogye Order (대한불교조계종, 大韓佛敎 曹溪宗) of Korean Buddhism in the G...
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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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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 jerye
Jongmyo Jerye or Jongmyo Daeje is a rite held for worshipping the late kings and queens of the Joseon Dynasty in Jongmyo Shrine, Seoul, South Korea. It is held every year on the first Sunday of May. T...
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