Gyeongju Folk Handicraft Village


This village of 45 traditional Korean tiled- and thatched-roof houses near Toham-san and Bulguk-sa is home to artisans working with metal, ceramic, wood and other materials; you can visit their workshops on a free tour.

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1. Bulguk-sa

1.72 MILES

On a series of stone terraces about 16km southeast of Gyeongju, set among gnarled pines and iris gardens, this historic temple is the crowning glory of…

2. Seokguram

2.39 MILES

In the mountains above Bulguk-sa is this world-famous Unesco-listed Buddhist grotto, a magical place when rain and mists envelop the mountaintops and…

3. Wooyong Museum of Contemporary Art

2.67 MILES

This modern art museum has three exhibition spaces with seasonal exhibitions plus a permanent collection containing paintings, sculpture and mixed media…

5. Lake Bomun Resort

3.56 MILES

Bomun is a tourist district around an artificial lake 5km east of central Gyeongju. Tradition-seekers will find the tandem bikes, paddle boats, conference…

7. Bori-sa

4.19 MILES

This beautifully reconstructed nunnery is set amid old-growth trees.

8. Mangdeok-sa

4.34 MILES

This vast Silla-era temple complex is spread across an open field, its origin filled with legend and rumour. One tale tells that the pagoda once swayed to…