Gyeongju hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Gyeongju

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Gyeongju Located in the heart of Gyeongju
Haeinsa Temple < than 100km from Gyeongju, personal car is easiest, but the temple can be reached by a combination of bus/train/taxi in 2-3 hours.
Hahoe and Yangdong < than 25km from Yangdong Village
Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries < than 50km from Tongdosa
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple < than 1 hour by express or intercity bus
Seowon, Neo-Confucian Academies < than 25km from Oksan Seowon

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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