Seokguram – Is the representative stone temple of Korea


Seokguram @ KTO

Seokguram @ KTO

Seokguram, located on Mt.Tohamsan, is the representative stone temple of Korea. The official name of Seokguram, National Treasure No. 24, is Seokguram Seokgul. Designated as World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1995, it is an artificial stone temple made of granite.

Seokguram is known to have been built with Bulguksa Temple. Seokguram is an artificial stone temple made of granite, and is located on the eastern peak of Mt. Toham. Inside the round-shaped main hall, there are the Bonjon Statue, Bodhi-sattva and his disciples. Seokguram was built to preserve these statues. As the sunrise from this spot is so beautiful, many people climb the mountain at daybreak.