Travel tips for Gyeongju, the amazing ancient capital of Korea. This city is a must see!

Gyeongju- The Museum without Walls

Gyeongju is a city you must visit at least once! It was once the capital city in Korea so it is rich in culture and history. Gyeongju and its tower should definitely be on your Korea Bucket List!

Gyeongju is a city you must visit at least once! It was once the capital city in Korea so it is rich in culture and history. Gyeongju and its tower should definitely be on your Korea Bucket List!

Anapji Pond at Dusk in Busan. Busan is on our destination list!

A man-made pond in the middle of Gyeongju, Anapji has been impressing people for over thirteen centuries. We strolled along the pond while the sun was setting, when the park is at its most gorgeous.

House on a Pond, Gyeongju, Korea

a traditional building which is called 'hanoak' in South Korea. One way to distinguish between Japanese / Chinese / Korean traditional architecture is to note that Koreans tend to use neutral colours such as blue or green

The Perfect Gyeongju Itinerary http://lindagoeseast.com/2017/05/02/gyeongju-itinerary/

The Perfect Gyeongju Itinerary

The Perfect Gyeongju Itinerary http://lindagoeseast.com/2017/05/02/gyeongju-itinerary/

Calling history and culture buffs – if you’re up for an adventure in South Korea’s ancient capital, head over to Gyeongju. You’ll see 1,000 years of Silla heritage and some of the finest examples of Buddhist art. Click through for a comprehensive guide and day trip itinerary.

Gyeongju – a day trip to South Korea’s ancient capital

Gyeongju is South Korea’s ancient capital, center of Silla. A day trip to this UNESCO Heritage site is a great glimpse into ancient art and history.

Gyeongju, South Korea

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Statutes of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac at the entrance to Shilla Millennium Park, Gyeongju, Korea

In 674 King Munmu created Anapji Pond within the walls of Wolseong, the royal palace during the Silla kingdom. Surrounded by magnificent gardens, the artificial pond was made to look like a small sea, complete with islands and sailing ships; modern treasure hunters have retrieved some 30,000 Silla artifacts from its waters.

Anapji, or Anap Pond is an artificial pond in Gyeongju National Park, South Korea. It was part of the palace complex of ancient Silla. It was constructed by order of King Munmu in 674 CE.

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