Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Gyeongju Historic Areas

This site is divided in five different areas and encompass the ruins of temples and palaces, outdoor pagodas and statuary, and other cultural artifacts

Anapji Pond
This postcard was sent by Jennifer

Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond in Gyeongju (former name is Anapji) is an artificial pond in Gyeongju National ParkSouth Korea. It was part of the palace complex of ancient Silla (57 BCE - 935 CE). It was constructed by order of King Munmu in 674 CE. The pond is situated at the northeast edge of the Banwolseong palace site, in central Gyeongju. It is an oval shape; 200m from east to west and 180m from north to south. It contains three small islands. - in: wikipedia

The five areas (in red what I have):
  • Mt. Namsan Belt
  • Wolsong Belt
  • Tumuli Park Belt
  • Hwangnyongsa Belt
  • Sansong (Fortress) Belt

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