Bulguksa Temple

Local name불국사
LocationGyeongju-si, South Korea

Bulguksa is located on the slopes of Mount Toham. It is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism and encompasses seven National treasures of South Korea, including the Dabotap and Seokgatap stone pagodas, Cheongun-gyo, and two gilt-bronze statues of Buddha. The temple is classified as Historic and Scenic Site No. 1 by the South Korean government. In 1995, Bulguksa was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List together with the Seokguram Grotto, which lies four kilometers to the east.

The temple is considered as a masterpiece of the golden age of Buddhist art in the Silla kingdom. It is currently the head temple of the 11th district of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism.

Tags Place of WorshipBuddhistUNESCOHeritage
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulguksa

Phone +82 54 746 9913

Coordinates 35°47'22.022" N 129°19'54.367" E

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