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Monastic site of Geodonsa Temple in Wonju 原州居頓寺址 원주 거돈사지 The Monastic site of Geodonsa Temple in Wonju, Gangwondo Province 原州居頓寺址 원주 거돈사지 A Buddhist temple site from the Silla Era, located in Jeongsan-ri, Buron-myeon, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do. Historic site No. 168. Believed to have been founded in the Unified Silla dynasty era, the temple reached its heyday during the early Goryeo Dynasty. It is not known when the temple was abolished. There are monument..
Ginkgo Tree at Bangyeri Village / 원주 반계리 은행나무原州磻溪里銀杏 Ginkgo Tree at Bangyeri Village / 원주 반계리 은행나무原州磻溪里銀杏 For more information see below https://historylibrary.net/entry/Gingko-Tree-at-Bangyeri-Village
Bomundeul Field, Gyeongju Autumn is fire. Glow is a firelighter.In the fall at sunset, the field is a thermal power plant. In the place where the millennial kingdom fell, silver grass grew and fired.The fields are thus born again. Bomun-ri Temple Site, Gyeongju / 경주 보문리 사지 慶州普門洞寺址
Wondaeri Birch Forest at Inje / 인제 원대리 자작나무숲 Wondaeri Birch Forest at Inje, Gangwon-do Province / 江原道 麟蹄郡 院垈里 白樺林 / 인제 원대리 자작나무숲 Photo bu Seyun Oh Located on the slope of Wondae Peak (sea level 684 meters) in Wondae-li, Inje-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, Wondaeri Birch Forest is 138 hectares, but 25 hectares are open to the public. In the early 1990s, the Inje Forest Management Office, operated by the Korea Forest Service, decided to cu..
Autumn over the Ruins of the Millennium Kingdom There was a Buddhist temple called Mangdeoka 망덕사 望德寺 in present-day Gyeongju. It prospered during the era of the Silla Dynasty who enjoyed the millennium. Since then, the temple have turned into ruins. The magnificent buildings have disappeared, and now only the remains are a faint testimony to ist history. The silver grass begins to bow, boasting a yellow color in the thickening autumn. Photo b..
Beoljiji, a sand field containing a woman's grudges Beoljiji 벌지지 is a sand field formed along the riverside of Muncheon, which runs through Gyeongju, the capital of the Silla kingdom, and contains a tragic story of a loyal servant from the age of King Namul of Silla, called Je-sang and his wife. King Namul had to send his ten year old third son, Misaheun (or Micheul/Mihae) hostage as a sign of friendship to Wa (ancient Japan). According to Samguk..
구절초에 빠진 무덤들 경주 서악동이 구절초 바다에 빠졌다. 신라시대 어느 권력자의 무덤과 석가모니 부처님 무덤이 구절초 향기에 취해 주무시느라 여념이 없다. 구절초는 가을날의 프로포폴이다. Seoak Tumuli and Stupa in Siberian Chrysanthemums, Gyeongju 九節草満開西岳古墳群 photo by Seyun Oh
구절초 함박한 경주 서악 경주 서악이 구절초 잔치라 온동네 이 꽃 향기로 범벅한다. 서악이 근래 매년 가을이면 이리한 옷을 걸치는 까닭은 그리하고자 한 필연이 있기 때문인데 진병길이라는 걸물 회심의 역작이다. 미친 듯 심어댔고 그 심음을 위해 미친 듯 밭을 개간하고 갈아댔다. 그 미침이 서서히 빛을 본다.
Autumn Coloring Hwangryongsa Temple Site As autumn deepens, the Gyeongju plains become yellow. Love deepens, and sorrow deepens.As much as meetings, farewell also increases. Autumn only goes deep, leaving such a deep scar.Autumn is a pain. 경주 황룡사지 / 慶州皇龍寺址 Hwangryongsa Temple Sitefrom north to south Photo by Seyun Oh
The Great King Swept by the Waves Brought by a Typhoon About 200m off the coast here, the rocky islet, Daewang-am, or the Great King's Rock are swept by the waves brought by a typhoon. The rock is the undersea tomb of Munmu-wang(661~681), the 30th ruler of the Silla Kingdom(57B.C~ 935) 태풍이 일으킨 파도에 휩싸인 경주대왕암 慶州大王巖 photo by Seyun Oh
Columnar jointing, Gyeongju 경주 양남면 주상절리柱狀節理 Columnar jointing Overwhelmed by a typhoon at Yangnanmyeon, Gyeongju 경주 양남 주상절리군 慶州陽南柱狀節理群 Photo by Seyun Oh Blessed with the natural geological wonder of columnar joints, Yangnam’s columnar joints are characterized by diverse types of formations grouped and clustered along the 1.7km long shoreline. You can seee over 10 meter high stone columns, columnar joints resembling stacks of timber or a w..
Jikjisa Temple, Gimcheon One of the oldest Buddhist temples, Jikjisa 직지사 at presen day Gincheon 김천 during the reign of King Nulji 눌지왕 of the Silla Kingdom. It is very often pronounced as jikkisa in the local society. Photo by Seyun Oh
Anapji Pond, Gyeongju Also called Wolji, the pond was made during the reign of King munmu of Siila kingdom. It was used as the secondary palace for the crown prince. Thus the palace was called Donggung. It also served as a banquet site for important national events and important visitors. After the fall of Silla, the site was abandoned and forgotten. The pond was referred to as "Anapji" during the Goryeo and Joseon p..
Daewang-am just after the typhoon Recently typhoon Lingling, the 13th of the year, has cept past the Korean peninsula. But the typhoon could not swallow this rocky islet, Daewang-am, or the Great King's Rock, about 200m off the coast here, which is the undersea tomb of Munmu-wang(661~681), the 30th ruler of the Silla Kingdom(57B.C~ 935). 태풍 링링이 지난 직후의 경주대왕암 慶州大王巖 photo by Seyun Oh
Jeonghyesa Temple Site 13 storied Stone Stupa from the Unified Silla Kingdom Period, Gyeongju The Buddhist temple vanished long time ago. The stupa is its only witness.
East Sea by Daewangam Rock Islet Daewang-am 대왕암 大王岩, or the Great King's Rock, about 200m off the coast here, is the undersea tomb of Munmu-wang 문무왕 文武王 ( r. 661~681), the 30th ruler of the Silla Kingdom(57B.C ~ 935). It is said that the King was cremated in a Buddhist ritual and his ashes buried here according to the King's instruction that he be cremated and buried in the East Sea so that he could become a dragon to protect S..