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Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju

Construction began on this temple in 751 and took twenty-three years to complete. This was a huge undertaking with some eighty buildings. It was the centre for Silla Buddhism that prayed for the protection from foreign invasion. Continue reading Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju

Beomeosa Temple

Three gates flanked the entrance to Beomeosa Temple. The first, Jogyemun Gate was built in the 1700s with four stone pillars supporting the roof. The third gate, the Burimum Gate was the most interesting and had been reconstructed less that ten years ago. Continue reading Beomeosa Temple