Full-Day Gyeongju Tour From Busan
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- Day Trip
- 13 hr
Enjoy this one day tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Gyeongju. The tour offers an immersive journey through the region's rich history and culture. You will explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as Yangdong Village and Bulguksa Temple, showcasing traditional Korean life and Buddhist architectural masterpieces. The tour includes a visit to the ancient tombs of Silla Dynasty royals at Daereungwon and a stroll through the modern yet traditional Hwangridan Street. You will also experience the historical Donggung Palace and the serene Wolji Pond. Led by an expert guide providing historical context, this tour is perfect for those looking to discover the best of Gyeongju in one day, complete with comfortable transportation for a memorable experience.
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Stop At: Yangdong Folk Village
Yangdong Village: UNESCO World Heritage - Korea’s largest traditional village, showcasing the traditional culture of the Joseon Dynasty and the beautiful natural surroundings.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond
Donggung & Wolji: First constructed in year 674, it is an artificial pond in Gyeongju National Park that is filled with lots of historical memories. The Korean government temporarily drained the pond in 1972, revealing thousands of Silla artifacts that had fallen into the lake or were thrown in.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Daereungwon Tomb Complex
Daereungwon, also known as the Park of Royal Tombs, is a complex containing 23 tombs that were built during the Silla Dynesty. There are a number of tombs with significant historical value, but Chenmachong (Tomb of the Heavenly Horse), where the inside of the tomb is open to public, is one of the most symbolic sites.
Duration: 1 hour
Next to Daereungwon, there is the famous Hwangridan Street, which introduces the modern face of Gyeongju with various street food and trendy cafes.
Duration: 30 minutes