Gyeongju ONE-DAY Highlights for PRIVATE CRUISE PASSENGER'S

Gyeongju ONE-DAY Highlights for PRIVATE CRUISE PASSENGER'S

Gyeongju was the capital of the Silla Kingdom, ruled by 56 dynasties for about 1,000 years, and then collapsed. It is one of Korea's important historic city where you can get a glimpse of the splendid Buddhist culture of the Silla era, at the time, they had an international trade and exchanges culture that was active with China, Japan, India, and the Middle East, it will be understood about the Silla kingdom lifestyle of ancient Koreans, like the philosophy, culture, and science.

Gyeongju is the whole city is a wall-less museum, So that, you can visit the Bulguksa Temple UNESCO, Seokguram Grotto UNESCO, and Daereungwon Cheonmachong where can see the tombs of Silla nobles and Kings, more attractions visit, as well as you can enjoy traditional Silla craft pottery village, Gyeongju traditional rice winery, and local foodie, while in a tour!

* Comfortable round trip with private transportation from Busan
* Flexible itinerary depending on a cruise your schedule.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Seokguram, 999 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-400 South Korea

(Gyeongju UNESCO itinerary)
Seokguram is an artificial grotto constructed of granite that comprises an antechamber, a corridor and a main rotunda. It enshrines a monumental statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha looking out to sea with his left hand in dhyana mudra, the mudra of concentration, and his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra, the earth-touching mudra position. Together with the portrayals of devas, bodhisattvas and disciples, sculpted in high and low relief on the surrounding walls, the statues are considered to be a masterpiece of East Asian Buddhist art. The domed ceiling of the rotunda and the entrance corridor employed an innovative construction technique that involved the use of more than 360 stone slabs.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bulguksa Temple, Bulguksa 385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38127 South Korea

(Gyeongju UNESCO itinerary)
Bulguksa is a Buddhist temple complex that comprises a series of wooden buildings on raised stone terraces. The grounds of Bulguksa are divided into three areas – Birojeon (the Vairocana Buddha Hall), Daeungjeon (the Hall of Great Enlightenment) and Geungnakjeon (the Hall of Supreme Bliss). These areas and the stone terraces were designed to represent the land of Buddha. The stone terraces, bridges and the two pagodas – Seokgatap (Pagoda of Sakyamuni) and Dabotap (Pagoda of Bountiful Treasures) – facing the Daeungjeon attest to the fine masonry work of the Silla.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gyeongju Folk Craft Village, 201-18 Ha-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

Gyeongju Folk Craft Village consists of 40 thatched and tile-roofed houses, lived in by local artisans of traditional arts and crafts skills. Various fields of crafts production including metal, pottery, timber, jewels, hanbok (Korean traditional clothes), and stone crafts can be found in the village.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Daereungwon Tomb Complex, 31-1 Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

Large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex. There are twenty-three large tombs located here; 13 have been excavated but only 1 (Cheonmachong - tomb of King Michu) is open to the public. The chamber of the tomb contained a lacquered wooden coffin that had burial goods placed around it. A total of 11,500 artifacts were recovered from the tomb, demonstrating the king's lavish lifestyle. The tomb was excavated in 1973 and is believed to date probably from the fifth century.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village, Gyochonan-gil, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do South Korea

At Gyeongju Gyochon Village, visitors can see the House of the Gyeongju Choi Clan (Important Folklore Material No. 27) and try some Gyeongju Gyodong Beopju Liquor (Important Intangible Cultural Asset No. 86-3). The village centers around the Gyeongju Choi Clan, a family known to have maintained their wealth for over 12 generations, producing many important people. Visitors can learn about the lifestyle and spending habits that enabled the family to do this. The village is also home to the site of Yoseokgung, the house of Silla Princess Yoseok. Nearby attractions include Gyerim Forest, Naemulwangneung Royal Tomb, and Gyeongjuhyanggyo Local Confucian Scho

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Cheomseongdae Observatory, 140-25 Cheomseong-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38170 South Korea

Cheomseongdae is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. Constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok (r. 632-647), it was used to observe stars in order to forecast the weather. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves and was designated as National Treasure No.31 on December 20th, 1962.

It stands 9.17m high and the base stone on each side measures 5.35m. The Vernal Equinox, Autumnal Equinox, Winter Solstice, Summer Solstice, and the 24 solar terms (also known as the astronomical solar year) were determined by observation of stars. The pavilion stone is believed to have been used as a standard of deciding directions, north, south, east and west. The 362 stones used to build Cheomseongdae represented the 362 days in a lunar year.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Gyeongju National Museum, 186 Iljeong-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38171 South Korea

Gyeongju National Museum is loved by visitors and residents alike as it houses numerous historical and cultural artifacts of the Silla dynasty (57 BC - AD 935). The museum recently went through renovation, separating into an art gallery, historical artifacts exhibition hall, Wolji Pond exhibition hall, and a planned exhibition space. In addition to improving facilities for visitors' convenience, Gyeongju National Museum is making efforts to contribute to the community and reestablish its identity as a museum by making efforts to provide lifelong learning opportunities and improve management. As a significant cultural center, Gyeongju National Museum not only strives to preserve, exhibit, and research the rich history and culture of Silla, but also to take a leap forward to become a cultural multi-complex center by promoting international exchange opportunities, social education programs, and a variety of special exhibitions.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond, Inwang-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38163 South Korea

Anamji pond ( Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond )
Gyeongju Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond was a secondary palace used by the crown prince of the Silla Kingdom. It also served as a banquet site for important national events and important visitors. The pond was created in 674, during the reign of King Munmu. The pond features three small islands, and a landscape of 12 small hills to the northeast. After the fall of Silla, the site was abandoned and forgotten. The pond was referred to as "Anapji" from the Goryeo and Joseon periods and onwards. In the 1980s, a pottery fragment with the letters “Wolji” (a pond that reflects the moon) carved onto it was found, revealing the true name of the pond. After the discovery, the site was renamed to the current Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yangdong Folk Village, Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-914 South Korea

( UNESCO optional itinerary )
Gyeongju Yangdong Village is Korea’s largest traditional village, showcasing the traditional culture of the Joseon Dynasty and the beautiful natural surroundings. Thanks to its many cultural heritages, including treasures, national treasures, and folklore materials, the entire village has been designated as a cultural heritage site. Many people have visited this village to see its wealth of cultural heritages and scenic surroundings. Charles, Prince of Wales, visited this village in 1993.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tongdosa Temple, 108, Tongdosa-ro, Habuk-myeon, Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do 50501 South Korea

( UNESCO optional itinerary )
All of Tongdosa Temple is in perfect harmony, from its long history to the surrounding landscape. As society changed, so did the temple over time, adding many new structures as well as a management system that matches the current digital society. Tongdosa Temple was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage in 2018 along with other sansa monestaries that were recognized as a valuable heritage.

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Minimum 2 people numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund"
"Meet up point: Customer requested on time and location and pick- your up in front of exit gate with your name picker."
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"



Horário de Início:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Small private Group (1-7pax )
1/13/2020 - 10/7/2023
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Transport with driver
12/30/2021 - 10/7/2023
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Large private Group (8-15pax)
1/13/2019 - 10/7/2023
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Duração: 7 To 8 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
Cruise port, Airport, Hotel, Accommodation, Train, Bus station: please let me know the confirmed pick-up location by e-mail or contact mobile phone a couple of days before the tour that I will pick up with your name picker.


Airports

  • Gimhae International Airport, 108 Gonghangjinim-ro, Gangseo-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Gimhae International Airport Domestic Terminal, 108 Gonghangjinim-ro, Gangseo-gu, Busan, South Korea


Ports

  • Busan Cruise Port, Choryang 3(sam)-dong, Dong-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Busan International Cruise Terminal, 17 Haeyang-ro 301beon-gil, Yeongdo-gu, Busan, South Korea


Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluído

  • Private transportation
  • Gas + toll + parking fees
  • Guide + driver or driving guide
  • Free pickup and drop-off

Não Incluído

  • Meals + Admission fees not included ( pay at the spot )
  • Seokgulam Grotto W 5,000/per Bulguksa temple W 5,000/per
  • Tomb Complex W 3,000/per Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond W 2,000/per
  • Yangdong Folk Village W 4,000/per Tongdosa Temple W 3,000/per
  • Entry/Admission - Seokguram
  • Entry/Admission - Bulguksa Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongju Folk Craft Village
  • Entry/Admission - Daereungwon Tomb Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongju National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond
  • Entry/Admission - Yangdong Folk Village
  • Entry/Admission - Tongdosa Temple

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