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Bulguksa Temple Museum

The museum was located at the entrance to the temple grounds and housed relics that had been recovered during the excavation of the complex in 1966. While there were crowds milling through Bulguksa Temple, the museum was relatively quiet. Continue reading Bulguksa Temple Museum

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