Gyeongju, a city located in the southeastern part of Korea, has the nickname 'City of a Thousand Years'. It was named because Gyeongju was the capital of Silla, a country that existed a thousand years ago on the Korean Peninsula.

Silla was a country that existed on the Korean Peninsula from 57 BC to 935 AD. Silla is often referred to as a thousand-year empire because the duration of the state lasted for as long as a thousand years.

Another name for Gyeongju is the Roofless Museum. This is the name given to the meaning that Gyeongju itself is like a large museum because you can see beautiful cultural sites anywhere you reach.

Gyeongju is about four hours' drive from Seoul and about two hours' drive if you use the KTX bullet train. There is a high-speed railway station on the outskirts of downtown Gyeongju, so it is recommended to use a high-speed railway when moving from Seoul.

Gyeongju has numerous cultural and historical sites, such as the name 'Museum Without a Roof'. Among them, many foreign tourists visit Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram , and Donggung Wolji.

Bulguksa Temple is a Buddhist temple designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bulguksa Temple was built during the Silla Dynasty in 751 and was later destroyed by several wars and restored.

Seokguram was built around the same time as Bulguksa Temple, and a stone cave was made of stone and a stone statue of Buddha was enshrined in it. Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Hermitage are among the most famous tourist attractions in Gyeongju.

Donggung and Wolji were built during the Silla Dynasty, and Donggung is a palace where a prince resides, and Wolji is an artificially created lake in front of it. At night, it was named Wolji because the moon's appearance is reflected in the middle of the lake. "Wol" means the moon in Chinese characters.

In addition, Gyeongju is literally a roofless museum, including Cheomseongdan, an observatory that observed the appearance of stars a thousand years ago, Namsan Mountain in Gyeongju, where many Buddhist relics are located, and Daereungwon, where tombs of kings of the Silla Dynasty are gathered.

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