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..