Hwangnyong-sa History and Culture Museum


At the Hwangnyong-sa site, this excellent museum contains a model of the huge temple pagoda as it once looked, a vast illuminated Buddha head, other exhibits relating to the former temple and a smart cafe. Don't miss the fascinating CGI film (₩3000) on the rise and fall of the temple.

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