Best Things To Do in Gyeongju-si, South Korea

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Gyeongju-si.

Gyeongju-si may not be as popular as other cities in South Korea, but don’t let that fool you. Gyeongju-si is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Gyeongju-si.

If you have plans to visit South Korea and are not sure if Gyeongju-si should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Gyeongju-si and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Gyeongju-si

Here is the list of things to do in Gyeongju-si and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Gyeongju National Museum

    4.4 (129 Votes)
    Gyeongju National Museum

    Museum

    Address: 186 Iljeong-ro, Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

    The Gyeongju National Museum is supposedly the best history museum within Korea with extensive exhibits regarding the history of Gyeongju. At the Archaeology Hall, you will find four galleries namely Three Kingdoms Gallery, Silla Room I & II and Gukeun Memorial Gallery. The Art Hall sprawling on two floors of Gyeongju National Museum feature...Read more
  2. Anapji Pond

    4.4 (129 Votes)
    Anapji Pond

    Address: Inwang-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

    The Anapji pond is a popularly visited spot in South Korea, both by tourists and locals. There is a serene yet lively atmosphere at the Pond and the views of the pond are superb both in the day as well as the night. The Anapji pond was formerly a palatial party place for royalty and their guests. Take a walk around the pond and as you go around ...Read more
  3. Oksan Seowon

    4.4 (61 Votes)
    Oksan Seowon

    Unesco Site

    Address: 7 Oksan-ri, Angang-eup, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

    The Oksan Seowon is a type of local private academy which also functioned as a Confucian Shrine during the Joseon Dynasty. It is located at Oksan-ri, Angang-eup in the city of Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea. Oksan Seowon became a UNESCO World Heritage site on 2010. The surrounding nature and ambience make you feel like you ha...Read more
  4. Yangdong Folk Village

    4.1 (108 Votes)
  5. Cheonmachong Tomb

    4.4 (144 Votes)
  6. Cheomseongdae Observatory

    4.4 (139 Votes)
  7. Bomun Lake

    4.2 (62 Votes)
  8. Banwolseong Fortress

    4.3 (84 Votes)
  9. Bulguksa Temple

    3.7 (77 Votes)
    Jipum-myeon, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea