Learn about Korean Buddhism and the culture at these seven temples.
Source: You Can Stay at Seven Korean Buddhist Temples and UNESCO Heritage Sites
Recognized for their outstanding value to humanity, these new sites unveil fascinating parts of our history.
Source: 5 Newly-Inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia
A MAJORITY of South Koreans have no formal affiliation with a religion, and the ones who do are either mostly Protestants or Buddhists, with the former being the larger group. However, Buddhism in the Korean peninsula has a long and distinguished history that dates as far back as 372 CE. The teaching was first…
Source: 7 sacred mountain monasteries in Korea listed by Unesco – Travel Wire Asia
The ancient mountain temples were established over 1,000 years ago.
Source: UNESCO adds seven Korean Buddhist temples to World Heritage list -…