Sacred Sites in South Korea
Below is an illustrated index of the sacred sites and religious places in South Korea profiled so far on Sacred Destinations, listed in alphabetical order by name. Please note this list is far from comprehensive - many more great sites remain to be added. You can also view these sites on an interactive map of South Korea.
BulguksaNorth Gyeongsang, South KoreaAn important example of 8th-century Silla architecture, home to no less than seven Korean national treasures.
HaeinsaGyeongsang Province, South KoreaBest known for its complete copy of the Buddhist scriptures, the 14th-century Tripitaka Koreana.
Seokguram GrottoSouth KoreaAn 8th-century Buddhist cave temple in the hills above Bulguksa, this is the only structure surviving fully intact from the Silla era.