Seokguram Grotto

Seokguram Grotto

important Buddhist hermitage outside of the Bulguksa temple complex

Location: 

Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

Duration: 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Seokguram: hermitage of the Bulguksa Temple
  2. Mount Tohamsan: host of many Silla area relics
  3. UNESCO: protected for its cultural importance
  4. My trip: decent hike from the Bus-stop to the Grotto
  5. My experience: unimpressive, no pictures allowed

Image sources

  1. Walking through the forest
  2. Freshwater fountain
  3. Me at the UNESCO stone
  4. Giant Buddha in the grotto
  5. Buying roasted chestnuts

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