Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple

 South Korea

From UNESCO:

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Established in the 8th century on the slopes of Mount T'oham, the Seokguram Grotto contains a monumental statue of the Buddha looking at the sea in the bhumisparsha mudra position. With the surrounding portrayals of gods, Bodhisattvas and disciples, all realistically and delicately sculpted in high and low relief, it is considered a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East. The Temple of Bulguksa (built in 774) and the Seokguram Grotto form a religious architectural complex of exceptional significance.

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nitorch visited from 9/25/2016 to .

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kalachimera visited from 10/2/2011 to 10/2/2011.
Bulguksa is lovely but Seokguram is disappointing.

billyliu visited from 11/15/2008 to 11/19/2008.

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