Seokguram, Gyeongju

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Symbolizing a spiritual journey into Nirvana, Seokguram treasures forty figures representing Buddhist principles and teachings. Nestled in the hills and made of hundreds of granite stones, the 8th-century cave temple is the only intact structure surviving from the Silla era and a World Heritage Site. Pass a narrow corridor lined with bas-reliefs of guardian deities, which leads from a rectangular antechamber into the main rotunda. Once there, take a moment to appreciate the 3.3 m ( ft) tall statue of Buddha, seated on a pedestal and smiling generously. Add Seokguram and other attractions to your Gyeongju trip itinerary using our Gyeongju online driving holiday planner.
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  • My husband and I took the local bus next to Starbucks opposites the main bus terminal in Gyeongju. Go to the information booth next to the bus terminal for up to date information and a timetable...  more »
  • It was a nice lovely hike to the grotto. Easy walk and the last part, a hike up of about 5 mins. The temple ground was really lovely, with lots of greenery. Lots of beautiful pictures to take...  more »
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