"Ancient capital" Kyongju by DSwede
Kyongju Travel Guide: 188 reviews and 491 photos
I will not bore you with a history lesson, but if you wish to check out my albums for a few photos, look below.
The area is full of many ancient temples, monuments, tombs and parks.
It is about an hour north of nearby Ulsan.
For some more general thoughts, please visit my S Korea page.
(for more pictures, feel free to visit my S Korea Gallery. If you enjoy the pictures, please leave a comment.)
- Pros:The historic sites are easily within reach of a circular bus route or bicycle.
- Cons:Cheosuk and fall (with the turning of the leaves) is extremely busy.
- In a nutshell:The quintessential historical site in Korea, good for a casual 2~3 day stay.
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