Top 10 things to do in Gyeongju City Center Area

  1. Gyeongju National Museum
    186 Iljeong-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    The Gyeongju National Museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in learning about the rich history of Gyeongju. With over 100,000 artifacts on display, visitors can explore the cultural heritage of the Silla Dynasty, including pottery, metalwork, and Buddhist art.
  2. Seokguram Grotto
    999 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a stunning example of Buddhist art and architecture. The grotto houses a large statue of Buddha, surrounded by intricate carvings and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  3. Anapji Pond
    102 Woljeong-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    Anapji Pond is a beautiful park that features a large artificial pond surrounded by pavilions, gardens, and walking paths. Visitors can enjoy a peaceful stroll and take in the beauty of the park, which is especially stunning during the cherry blossom season.
  4. Bulguksa Temple
    385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bulguksa Temple is one of the most important Buddhist temples in Korea. The temple complex features stunning architecture, including the famous Dabotap and Seokgatap pagodas, as well as beautiful gardens and walking paths.
  5. Gyeongju World Culture Expo Park
    102 Expo-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    This park features a variety of cultural exhibits and performances, including traditional Korean music and dance. Visitors can also explore the park's many attractions, including a dinosaur museum, a water park, and a botanical garden.
  6. Daereungwon Tomb Complex
    9-1 Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    This ancient burial site is home to a number of large tombs, including the famous Cheonmachong tomb. Visitors can explore the tombs and learn about the customs and beliefs of the Silla Dynasty.
  7. Gyeongju Historic Area
    Various locations
    The Gyeongju Historic Area is a collection of historic sites and monuments throughout the city, including the Cheomseongdae Observatory, the Gyeongju Fortress, and the Tumuli Park. Visitors can explore the area on foot or by bike, taking in the rich history and culture of Gyeongju.
  8. Gyeongju Teddy Bear Museum
    23-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    This quirky museum features a collection of teddy bears from around the world, including famous characters like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear. Visitors can also enjoy interactive exhibits and take photos with their favorite bears.
  9. Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village
    38-1 Hwango-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    This traditional village offers a glimpse into traditional Korean life, with a variety of traditional houses, gardens, and workshops. Visitors can also enjoy traditional Korean food and cultural performances.
  10. Yangdong Folk Village
    2-5 Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a well-preserved example of a traditional Korean village, with over 160 traditional houses and buildings. Visitors can explore the village and learn about traditional Korean culture and architecture.