Donggung Palace & Wolji Pond
The record in “the Heritage of the Three States” stating that a man went up and down the observatory to observe stars coincides with the state of the actual building. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves, and was designated as National Treasure No. 31.
Seokguram Grotto, the greatest masterpiece of the golden age of Silla, is a heritage property in which architecture, mathematical principles, geometry, religion, and art are collectively realized through its design and construction.
Daereungwon Tomb Complex
Gyeongju National Museum
Yangdong Folk Village
Gyeongju World Culture Expo(Solgeo Art Museum, Gyeongju Tower)
Golgulsa Temple(Archery Experience, Sunmudo Experience)
Breathe slowly and relaxed, empty your mind, aim precisely and then let the arrow find his target. Some may see archery just as sport, but at Golgulsa you can learn the meditative root of this activity.
Sunmudo is a training method taught at Golgul temple designed to extinguish worldly pain and attain enlightment. The goal of this training is the harmonization of the mind, body and breath.
Suggested Tour Courses
① Bulguksa Temple / Seokguram Grotto → ② Daereungwon Tomb Complex → ③ Cheomseongdae Observatory & Gyerim Forest → ④ Gyochon Village & Woljeonggyo Bridge
East Coast Course
This course has historic sites and attractions along the East Sea scenic with historical settings.
① Seokguram Grotto → ② Gyeongju Traditional Silk Museum → ③ Gameunsa Temple Site → ④ Columnar Joints at Yangnam (Podosori-gil Trail) → ⑤ Tomb of King Munmu → ⑥ Golgulsa Temple
World Heritage Course
This course includes UNESCO World Heritage sites popularly recommended in Gyeongju.
① Daereungwon Tomb Complex → ② Cheomseongdae Observatory → ③ Donggung Palace & Wolji Pond (Anapji Pond) → ④ Seokguram Grotto → ⑤ Golgulsa Temple
Yangdong Village & Mt. Namsan Course
This course takes you to traditional villages with tiled or thatched roofs, and to a traditional open market for nostalgic hospitality of the local people.
① Yangdong Village → ② Traditional Market (Seongdong Market) → ③ Gyochon Village (Confucian School, Choe Clan’s Old Mansion, Woljeonggyo Bridge) → ④ Road to Three Royal Tombs (Poseokjeong, Sambulsa Temple, Three Royal Tombs, Tomb of King Gyeongae)
Night Tour Course
① Daereungwon Tomb Complex → ② Cheomseongdae Observatory & Gyerim Forest → ③ Woljeonggyo Bridge → ④ Donggung Palace & Wolji Pond