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  1. South Korea
  2. Gyeongsang Province
  3. Busan
  4. Bulguksa Temple

UNESCO Ancient Capital Gyeongju Small Group Tour from Busan

Product ID: 170559
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Gyeongju, the ancient capital of Shilla dynasty, has the most well-preserved and beautiful UNESCO Heritage Sites in Korea. Visit its historic places as a small group with detailed explanations from you expert tour guide.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Chinese, English, Korean
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the most important historic UNESCO sites of Korea and imagine Gyeongju's past days as the ancient capital of Silla dynasty
  • Enjoy a comfortable ride from Busan to Gyeongju as your guide explains the details of Korean history and its culture
  • Learn about Bulguksa Temple and Anapji Pond and their long histories
Full description
Have you ever heard of Silla Dynasty? Or the most well-known UNESCO Site in Korea, Gyeongju City? Are you interested in Korean history and want to witness it with your own eyes? If you'd answer yes to any of these questions, this tour is just right for you. It covers Gyeongju city and its major destinations, including designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Bulguksa Temple, Cheomseongdae Observatory (the oldest surviving astronomical observatory in Asia), and more. Your professional guide will take you everywhere and explain the Silla Dynasty’s history and and how it relates to each attraction you visit.

After pick-up in Busan, your first visit will be to Bulguksa Temple. Here, your guide will explain all about the history of Korean Buddhism. 

In the afternoon, you can choose to visit the following places: Daerungwon Tomb Complex, also called as Cheonmachong Tomb; Cheomseongdae Observatory, the oldest surviving astronomical observatory in asia; and Gyochon Hanok Village, a traditional Korean-style village. You will then all visit Anapji Pond together where kings and queens had their parties. Your tour will end at around 5 / 5:30 in Busan, where you will be dropped off at either Seomyeon or Busan Station.
  • Transportation
  • Admission fees
  • English-speaking staff (or Chinese upon request)
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Parking
  • Tolls
  • Fuel fee
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch (depending on option selected)

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Important information
Know before you go
• The tour will have drop offs at 5:00 PM at Seomyeon Subway Station, and at 5:30 PM at Busan Subway Station
• Please arrive on time it is deemed as a cancellation if you are late
• The itinerary might change based on weather conditions and other situations within the area
• This tour contain a lot of walking - please wear comfortable shoes
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Product ID: 170559