* Highlights- Benefit from stress-free private transportation that will offer you a full-day excursion to Gyeongju, UNESCO heritage city.- Explore Gyeongju with tons of historical/cultural assets at your own pace and avoid the hassle of organized group tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Seokguram, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do[11:30~12:30] Lunch- Your driver will give you custom lunch recommendations on-site, based on your preferences and dietary requirements.[12:40~13:30]- Seokguram Grotto, National Treasure No. 24 of Korea, is evaluated as the best artistic Budda statue in the world since the statue expresses the moment of Buddha's enlightment that is full of brightness in the asence of darkness. - His exquisite spatial beauty and symmetry creates a sublime vibe, which added one more reason to be listed on a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1995.[Cost info] Admission : KRW 5,000 per personDuration: 50 minutesStop At: Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do[13:40~14:30]- Built in 528, the temple has been the representative relic of Gyeongju and Korea as a whole. It was designated as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1995 along with Seokguram.- It is home to many important cultural relics that include six National Treasures and many Treasures (designated by Korean government), and the excellence of each of the treasures is just overwhelmingly beautiful.- Dabotop pagoda (National Treasure No. 20) and Seokgatap pagoda (the three-story stone pagoda, National Treasure No. 21) stand to the east and west of the frontal area of the temple’s Daeungjeon Hall, respectively. Despite the simplicity of the platform and body of the pagoda without decoration, its upper extremity looks splendid.[Cost info] Admission : KRW 5,000 per personDuration: 50 minutesStop At: Gyeongju National Museum, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do[15:00~16:30]- The museum is one of the representative museums in Korea where visitors can understand the history and cultural heritage of Silla's millennium at a glance.- Every Wednesday and Saturday, they offer a complimentary English exhibition guide tour, twice a day, for 90 minutes per session.- In order to ensure order and safety for the visitors, the visitors must be issued a “free admission ticket” before entering the museum.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Cheomseongdae Observatory, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do[16:40~17:30]- This oldest astronomical observatory in Korea, National Treasure No. 31, is characterized by its uniqueness that remains intact since it was constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok in 7th Century.- The indirect lightings are installed in the surrounding promenade of Cheomseongdae, which allows a beautiful night view.Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Anapji Pond, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do[17:40~18:30]- Along with Cheomseongdae, Anapji, the best night viewing spot in Gyeongju, has beautiful gardens which are well-preserved in the original shape of Unified Silla's gardens.- It was also a banquet site for important national event and important visitors.- In the 1980s, pottery fragment with letters “Wolji” (a pond that reflects the moon) carved onto it was found, revealing the true name of the pond. Since then, the name has changed from Anapji to 'Donggung and Wolji'.[Cost info] Admission : KRW 2,000 per personDuration: 50 minutes