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Cheomseongdae Observatory  
   

Cheomseongdae Observatory

Built by the first female ruler in Korean history, the observatory is a tribute to the gods and has ancient astrological significance.
Gyeongju (21-24 Jul 15)

July 24th 2015
After Andong, it was a quick 1.5h bus ride southwards again to the former capital of the ancient Silla kingdom, now known as Gyeongju, a popular weekend getaway and holiday spot for locals, and known as a sort of museum without walls. Gyeongju boasts a rich history as the former capital of one of the three ancient kingdoms of the Korean peninsular, and today boasts a couple of Unesco Heritage s ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju

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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