Mt. Myohyang and the Relics in and around the Mountain

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Mt. Myohyang and the Relics in and around the Mountain is part of the Tentative list of Korea (DPR) in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Mt. Myohyang is the celebrated mountain famous for its curious, unique appearance and breath-taking scenery. Its characteristics lie not only in its outstanding natural beauty, but also in the harmonization of cultural properties with their surrounding natural landscapes. Mt. Myohyang is concentrated with many properties relating to Buddhism, including some 20 temples, among which Pohyon Temple (built in 1042) well represents the style of architecture and its evolution process peculiar to Korea.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Mt. Myohyang and the Relics in and around the Mountain
Country
Korea (DPR)
Added
2000
Type
Mixed
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2000 Added to Tentative List

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