Gyeongju National Museum

Gyeongju National Museum
Gyeongju, South Korea

Gyeongju National Museum is located right in the midst of such UNESCO designated sites as Wolseong, Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond, part of the royal palace site of Silla; Daereungwon, a large cluster of royal burial mounds; and the former site of Hwangnyongsa Temple, which was formerly the state temple of Silla. Also, to the south, the museum faces Namsan Mountain, home to countless masterpieces of Buddhist art. Encircled by cultural treasures, the museum acts as both the storehouse and the centerpiece for these perpetual and precious historical landmarks. Thus, the museum’s existence must be attributed to the people of the past, particularly the citizens of Silla, who realized their thoughts and ideals in art works and crafted this astounding capital of culture.

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Gyeongju National Museum186 Iljeong-ro, Inwang-dong
Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do
South Korea
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Opening hours
MondayClosed
Tuesday9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
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