Recommended travel destinations in Gyeongju
  • Bomun Resort Complex Area

  • Bulguksa Area

  • GyeongJu Downtown Area

  • Mount Namssan Area

  • East Sea Area

Bomun Tourist Complex

Bomun Tourist Complex was built around the Bomun Lake (1,033ha) in Gyeongju city, designated as Asia's top three sites by UNESCO. It is the center of Gyeongju tour with providing the various kinds of accommodation and leisure & entertainment facilities. There are international convention center, tourist centers, shopping centers, and amusement parks.

  • 424-33, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-745-7601


There are botanic garden, agriculture research & experimental facility, and bird park. You can enjoy Geyongju story telling botanic and bird park.

  • 74-13, Bomun-ro, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-779-8725

Gyeongju World / California Beach

There are various kinds of theme events, amousement facilities, water park, sledding slope, and water slope.

  • 544, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-745-7711

Gyeongju EXPO Park

Expo Park helds the culture fair to reconcile the disparate cultures of the world, based on thousand years of rich cultural heritage.

  • 614, Gyeonggam-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongbuk, South KoreaMap
  • +82-54-740-3063

Blue One (Water Park)

The giant pool and extreme river is available four seasons. It offers various kinds of events held every year and its size is the largest in the province.

  • 95-32, Cheongun-ro, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-1899-1888

Gyeongju Folkcraft Village

You can see the work of craftsmen activities and manufacturing process of the traditional crafts such as metal, wood, jewelry, embroidery, and pottery. You can enjoy shopping there at the low prices.

  • 40, Hadong Gongyechon-gil, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-748-3781

Bulguksa Temple

Bulguksa Temple is located on the Toham Mt. (745m) It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the glorious Silla Buddhist culture.

  • 385, Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-746-9912


Seokguram Grotto, the greatest masterpiece of the golden age of Silla, is a heritage property in which architecture, mathematical principles, geometry, religion, and art are collectively realized through its design and construction.

  • 873-243, Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-746-9933

Gyeongju National Museum

The museum exhibits the great bell of The King Seondok and the other relics of the Silla Dynasty. It includes the special exhibiton hall, the outdoor pavilion, the children’s museum.

  • 186, Iljeong-ro, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-740-7500

Daereungwon Tumuli Park Belt

There are tombs and burial places of kings, queens, and nobility in Daereungwon Tumuli Park. When the tombs were excavated, rare and precious artifacts were discovered, including the Geunmgwan Gold Crown, the Cheonmado Heavenly Horse painting, vessel shape drinking glass, and a variety of earthenware.

  • 53, Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-743-1925

Donggung and Wolji (Anapji)

The lotus fields around Anapji are beautiful like a painting and the canola blossoms around Cheomseongdae make a spectacular backdrop. The beautiful lighting at night makes it perfect for nighttime sightseeing and the evening performances at Anapji will make for a unique experience.

  • 102, Wonhwa-ro, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-772-4041


Cheomeseongdae observatory was built in the dynasty of Sundok Queen. It is the oldest one in the East Asia and shows the high level of the science in the period.

  • 839-1, Inwang-dong, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-779-8741

Sundok Queen's Tomb

The tomb is located in the southern slope of Namsan Mt.

  • 79-2, Baeban-dong, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-779-6109

Namsan Moutain

Namsan Mt. is well known as the Buddhist sites of Silla, and all kinds of legends, many Buddha statues, and pagodas. You can also see the sacred Buddha images and pagodas harmonized every trail.

  • Baedong, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-771-7142


It enshrined the portrait of King Taejongmuyul, King Munmu, and Kim Yooshin who contributed in achieving the feat after the unification of the Three Kingdoms.

  • 6, Chilbulam-gil, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-748-1849


We can only see the curved stone adequate that was used to float the drinking cups of the nobility from one to the other.

  • 454-3, Bae-dong, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-745-8484

Underwater Tomb of The Great King Munmu

"When I die, I will become a dragon to follow the teachings of the Buddha and preserve our country's peace, so put my ashes in the East Sea. (omitted) When I breathe my last breath, burn my body, and the funeral ceremony should be simple and frugal.”
According to his will 'Cremate my body in the yard (assumed to be Gyeongju Neungjitapji) outside the Gomoon (the door of palace)', it is presumed that his body was cremated around the Gyeongju Neungjitapji and his bones were set in here, the Royal Tomb of the Great King Munmu.

  • 26, Bonggil-ri, Yangbuk-myon, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-779-6396

Gameunsaji Three Story Pagodas

The largest two three story pagodas of Silla and Geumdang, Gangdang and Hwaerang are elegantly arranged on the temple grounds.
The three story pagodas are 13.4 meters tall, the largest three story pagodas not only in Silla but in all of Korea, are designated as National Treasure

  • 55-3, Yongdang-ri, Yangbuk-myon, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap
  • +82-54-779-6396

Columnar Joints

Yangnam-myeon's coastal area is blessed with lovely scenery and the natural geological wonder of columnar joints, sculpted by nature. You can witness diverse types of formations grouped and clustered along 1.7km of shoreline. See lines of elaborate stone columns over 10 meters high, evoking the columns of ancient Greek temples; horizontal columnar joints that resemble stacks of timber; and other mysterious formations resembling the crater lake atop Mt. Baekdu, a woman’s pleated skirt, an open fan, and flower buds. This unique world natural heritage is a veritable geological museum.

  • 405-2, Eupcheon-ri, Yangnam-myon, Gyeongju-si, GyeongbukMap