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Hwangnyongsa Temple Site

320-1, Guhwang-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-110, South Korea
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A lost treasure

This was once the largest Buddhist temple in Korea, complete with a nine-story tower. Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Jacob S
via mobile
Empty but amazing

You should learn about the history of this temple site before you go there. Then, you can feel... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2015
해인이
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  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
6 May 2017
“A lost treasure”
3 May 2015
“Empty but amazing”
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320-1, Guhwang-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-110, South Korea

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This was once the largest Buddhist temple in Korea, complete with a nine-story tower. Unfortunately thr Mongols burnt it down and there's nothing left but a few stones. There is a museum (that costs ₩3000) that has a 1/10 scale replica of the tower and...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

You should learn about the history of this temple site before you go there. Then, you can feel various things there.... Sometimes this place makes my cry

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