Republic of Korea

Travel through time in Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea; Paige Occeñola; Rappler

Rep of Korea – Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple

Heads up, history buffs! Gyeongsangbuk-do is the perfect destination for you.

GYEONGJU-SI, South Korea – For a lot of people, the bustling cities of Seoul and Incheon are usually top of mind whenever they think of paying a visit to South Korea.

While getting lost in a big city can be a romantic prospect, if you’re looking to get away from the stressful and busy city life, then Gyeongsangbuk-do is the perfect alternative. The province is rich in heritage sites and the perfect place for history buffs to immerse themselves in South Korea’s vibrant past and learn about Bhuddist culture.

Here are some places in and around the cities of Pohang and Gyeongju in Gyeongsangbuk-do that you should definitely check out:

Pohang Homigot Sunrise Square

The Homigot Sunrise Square is located at the tail of the tiger (the Korean Peninsula). 

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