photo of Mt. Seorak

Heritage of Korea


(1) Goguryeo Kingdom

Pyongyang (NK)
Anak Tomb #3
Deokheungri Tomb
Deokhwari Tomb #2
Gangseo Tomb

Ji'an (PRC)
The General's Tomb
Tomb of the Wrestlers (Gakjeochong)
Tomb of the Dancers (Muyongchong)
Ohoe (Wukui) Tomb #4
Ohoe (Wukui) Tomb #5


(2) Chungcheongnam Province (mostly Baekje kingdom)

Buyeo
Buyeo National Museum
Gwanchoksa Temple
Neungsanri Royal Tombs

Gongju
Gongju National Museum
Tomb of King Muryong


(3) Ganghwa Island

Ganghwa Fortifications
Ganghwa Dolmen Site
Ganghwa History Museum

Goryeogung Palace
Jeondeungsa Temple


(4) Gyeonggi Province

Demilitarized Zone
Hwaseong Fortress
Korean Folk Village

Silleuksa Temple
Tomb of King Jeongjo
Tomb of King Sejong


(5) Gyeongsangbuk Province

Andong
Hahoe Folk Village and Mask Museum
Jebiwon Buddha (Goryeo)

Daegu
Daegu National Museum
Gatbawi Buddha (Unified Silla)
Traditional Medicine Market

Gayasan National Park
Haeinsa Temple (mostly Joseon)

Gyeongju (mostly Silla)
Anapji Pond
Bulguksa Temple
Cheomseongdae Observatory
Gyeongju National Museum
Seokguram Grotto
Tumuli Park
Yangdong Folk Village

Yeongju
Buseoksa Temple (Silla)


(6) Gyeongsangnam Province

Busan
Bokcheondong Mound Tombs (Gaya)
Beomeosa Temple (Joseon)
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple (modern)

Gajisan Park
Tongdosa Temple (Silla)


(7) Jeollabuk Province

Jeonju
Gyeonggijeon Shrine (Joseon)
Hanok Village (Traditional)
Hyanggyo Confucian School (Joseon)
Jeondong Cathedral (Modern)
Pungnammun Gate (Joseon)

Gochang County
Gochang Dolmen Site (Prehistoric)


(8) Jeollanam Province

Gwangju
Gwangju Folk Museum
Gwangju National Museum

Hwasun County
Hwasun Dolmen Site (Prehistoric)
Unjusa Temple (Goryeo and later)

Jirisan Park (West)
Hwaeomsa Temple (Silla)


(9) Seoul

Amsadong Prehistoric Village
Changdeokgung Palace (Joseon)
Deoksugung Palace (Joseon)
Gyeongbokgung Palace (Joseon)
Jongmyo Shrine (Joseon)
Modern Seoul

Namdaemun Gate (Joseon)
Namhansanseong Fortress (Joseon)
National Folk Museum
National Museum of Korea
National Palace Museum
Samjeondo Monument


Korea - Chronological Index

Prehistoric (before 18 BC)
Ganghwa Dolmen Site
Gochang Dolmen Site
Hwasun Dolmen Site
Seoul - Amsadong Prehistoric Village

Three Kingdoms: Baekje
(18 BC - 660 AD)
Buyeo - National Museum
Buyeo - Neungsanli Royal Tombs
Gongju - National Museum
Gongju - Tomb of King Muryong

Three Kingdoms: Goguryeo
(37 BC - 668 AD)
Goguryeo - Painted Tombs

Three Kingdoms: Silla
(57 BC - 668 AD)
Gajisan - Tongdosa Temple
Gyeongju - Anapji Pond
Gyeongju - Cheomseongdae Observatory
Gyeongju - Tumuli Park
Jirisan - Hwaeomsa Temple
Yeongju - Buseoksa Temple

Gaya (42 BC - 562 AD)
Busan - Bokcheondong Mound Tombs

Unified Silla (676-936)
Daegu - Gatbawi Buddha
Gyeongju - Bulguksa Temple
Gyeongju - Seokguram Grotto

Goryeo (918-1392)
Andong - Jebiwon Buddha
Buyeo - Gwanchoksa Temple
Gayasan - Tripitaka Library of Haeinsa Temple
Ganghwa - Jeondeungsa Temple
Hwasun County - Unjusa Temple

Joseon (1392-1897)
Busan - Beomeosa Temple
Gayasan - Haeinsa Temple
Gyeonggi - Hwaseong Fortress
Gyeonggi - Silleuksa Temple
Gyeonggi - Tomb of King Jeongjo
Gyeonggi - Tomb of King Sejong
Gyeongju - Yangdong Folk Village
Jeonju - Gyeonggijeon Shrine
Jeonju - Hyanggyo Confucian School
Jeonju - Pungnammun Gate
Seoul - Changdeokgung Palace
Seoul - Deoksugung Palace
Seoul - Gyeongbokgung Palace
Seoul - Jongmyo Shrine
Seoul - Namdaemun Gate and Market
Seoul - Namhansanseong Fortress
Seoul - National Palace Museum

Modern (1897 - present)
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
Demilitarized Zone
Gyeongju Tower
Jeonju - Jeondong Cathedral
Seoul - Modern Seoul

Traditional
Daegu Traditional Medicine Market
Hahoe Folk Village and Mask Museum
Jeonju Hanok Maeul (Traditional Village)
Yongin - Korean Folk Village


Korea - Topical Index

Tombs
Busan - Bokcheondong Mound Tombs (Gaya)
Buyeo - Neungsanli Royal Tombs (Baekje)
Ganghwa Dolmen Site (Megalithic)
Gochang Dolmen Site (Megalithic)
Goguryeo - Painted Tombs
Gongju - Tomb of King Muryong (Baekje)
Gyeonggi - Tomb of King Jeongjo (Joseon)
Gyeonggi - Tomb of King Sejong (Joseon)
Gyeongju - Tumuli Park (Silla)
Hwasun Dolmen Site (Megalithic)
Yeoju - Tomb of King Sejong (Joseon)

Shrines and Temples
Andong - Jebiwon Buddha (Goryeo)
Busan - Beomeosa Temple (Joseon)
Busan - Haedong Yonggungsa Temple (modern)
Buyeo - Gwanchoksa Temple (Goryeo)
Daegu - Gatbawi Buddha (Unified Silla)
Gajisan - Tongdosa Temple (Silla)
Ganghwa - Jeondeungsa Temple
Gayasan - Haeinsa Temple (Goryeo and Joseon)
Gyeongju - Bulguksa Temple (Unified Silla)
Gyeongju - Seokguram Grotto (Unified Silla)
Hwasun County - Unjusa Temple (Goryeo and later)
Jeonju - Gyeonggijeon Shrine (Joseon)
Jeonju - Jeondong Cathedral (Modern)
Jirisan - Hwaeomsa Temple (Silla)
Seoul - Jongmyo Shrine (Joseon)
Yeoju - Silleuksa Temple (Joseon)
Yeongju - Buseoksa Temple (Silla)

Secular Buildings
Demilitarized Zone (Modern)
Gyeonggi - Hwaseong Fortress (Joseon)
Gyeongju - Cheomseongdae Observatory (Silla)
Jeonju - Hyanggyo Confucian School (Joseon)
Jeonju - Pungnammun Gate (Joseon)
Seoul - Changdeokgung Palace (Joseon)
Seoul - Deoksugung Palace (Joseon)
Seoul - Gyeongbokgung Palace (Joseon)
Seoul - Modern Seoul
Seoul - Namhansanseong Fortress (Joseon)

Museums
Buyeo - National Museum
Daegu - National Museum
Gyeongju - National Museum
Gongju - National Museum
Gwangju - Folk Museum
Gwangju - National Museum
Seoul - National Folk Museum
Seoul - National Museum of Korea
Seoul - National Palace Museum

Music and Dance
Seoul - Deoksugung Palace
Seoul - Jongmyo Shrine

Miscellaneous
Daegu - Traditional Medicine Market
Daejeon - View from the Lotte Hotel
Jeonju - Hanok Maeul (Traditional Village)
Seoul - Farmers' Protest
Seoul - Marathon
Seoul - Namdaemun Gate and Market
Seoul - Taesil of King Seongjong
Seoul - Tourists in Costume
Yongin - Korean Folk Village

Scenery and Gardens
Anapji Pond (Gyeongju)
Banya Yeonji (Bulguksa)

Reference
Bibliography
Glossary and Index
History of Korea
Provincial Map of South Korea
Spelling and Pronunciation of Korean
Timeline of Korean History (Wikipedia)


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