Gyeongju National Museum, Gyeongju

4.5
Learn about the history of the city at Gyeongju National Museum, largely dedicated to the time when Gyeongju served as the capital of the Silla Kingdom (57 BCE-935 CE). The museum exhibits around 3,000 artifacts from the era, including earthenware pots, golden crowns, belts, earrings, and weaponry. Along the way, you'll gain insight into the culture that made the fine artifacts on display, their funereal rites, system of governance, beliefs, and lifestyle. An outdoor exhibit area showcases facades from royal palaces and temples, as well as giant temple bells. Put Gyeongju National Museum and other Gyeongju attractions into our Gyeongju day trip planning site, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Spacious. Lots of exhibits to view. From weapons to plates & armors, from ancient coins to pottery & stones, from clothes to shoes and many more. The different Eras & transformations. There are a...  more »
  • Viewed the Buddhist bell and the gold jewelry of the "Flying Horse Tomb" but had to race through the rest of the museum. Visited many sites in Gyeongji (all quite wonderful) and did get some Silla...  more »
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  • 90% of everything is translated into multiple languages (including English). I've lived in Korea for a long time and didn't know how much i didn't know about how everything came to be. Very informative and enjoyable museum of Korean history.
  • Very interesting. Been on 2 occasions. They maintain exhibitions well and change them frequently too. Entrance was free both times!
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