Cruise Layover: Gyeongju UNESCO Heritage tour

* Activity Summary

Do you want to catch a glimpse of Korea’s splendid past? Here is one city for your wish. Gyeongju is the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla.
- Visit the most important historic UNESCO sites of Korea
- Learn about Bulguksa Temple and Anapji Pond and their long histories
- See landmark in Gyeongju which is an ancient astronomical observatory tower and is the oldest surviving observatory in Asia
- Take a glimpse of the tomb of a king of Shilla
* Why you should book with us?
- We do not deal with big-size group bookings. Our small-size tours guarantee a personalized approach to give you the best quality tour
- Professional local tour guide will be with you along the tour
- They are experienced, friendly and knowledgeable
- Your tour guide will take you to nice local restaurants
- No shopping stops will be considered as compulsory during our tours
- Your guide will be waiting for you and drop you off at Busan International Cruise Terminal safely.

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8 to 10 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch - You will have Tteokgalbi(grilled short rib patties) for lunch.
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English speaking guide
    • Professional Photographer Guide
    • Entrance fees
    • Pick up & Drop off at Busan International Cruise Terminal
    • Entry/Admission - Bulguksa Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Seokguram
    • Entry/Admission - Shilla Arts and Science Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Daereungwon Tomb Complex
    • Entry/Admission - Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities(optional)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    After your guide picks you up at Busan International Cruise Port, you will head to Gyeongju. It takes around 2 hours.

    Bulguksa is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site for being “a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East.” If you are in the temple, you will see blooming cherry blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in fall.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    In the Seokguram Grotto, you can see statues of devas, bodhisattvas and disciples sculpted on the surrounding walls. After that, you will have Tteokgalbi(grilled short rib patties) for lunch.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shilla Arts and Science Museum, Sinrayeoksagwahakgwan 33 Hadonggongyechon-Gil, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38126 South Korea

    Here you can watch the animated movie about this thousand year old Silla Kingdom. Take a look at Silla dynasty. The value of the show is on a par with a national treasure of Gyeongju.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Daereungwon Tomb Complex, 9 Gaerim-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38165 South Korea

    The Daereungwon tomb has the large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Pass By: Cheomseongdae Observatory, Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do South Korea

    Near this tomb complex, there is Chemseongdae Observatory which is the oldest surviving astronomical observatory in Asia. The name of this observatory means star-gazing tower.

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

    From the tomb complex, your guide will take you to the Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond. This place is known as Anapji. You can see the most beautiful nightscape in Gyeongju. It may even give a sensational feeling of walking at night in the past during the time of Silla Dynasty. You can also hear one story behind this place from your guide.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please let us know in advance when you arrive at port.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please add country code to your phone number at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Here Korea Travel

Activity ID: V-42053P79

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