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Girimsa Temple and Gyeongju

August 26th 2007
After the temple stay I spent the day touring around and saw Girimsa Temple in the lovely little city of Gyeoung-ju. Girimsa is temple with a lot of buildings and land. If it's not a regular set for some of the historical dramas they make here, then I would be surprised. Gyeong-ju is one of those areas with a huge amount of ancient historical sites and landmarks within a short distance. ... read more
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Korean Flag Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
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