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Cheomseongdae Observatory

Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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  • Excellent29%
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  • Average30%
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  • Terrible1%
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“east asia” (6 reviews)
“flower garden” (2 reviews)
“closer look” (2 reviews)
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Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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"east asia"
in 6 reviews
"flower garden"
in 2 reviews
"closer look"
in 2 reviews
"recent earthquake"
in 2 reviews
"anapji pond"
in 12 reviews
"stone tower"
in 2 reviews
"built years ago"
in 2 reviews
"lit up at night"
in 4 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 3 reviews
"short stop"
in 2 reviews
"doesn t"
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"taking photos"
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"historical sites"
in 4 reviews
"rent a bike"
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"admission fee"
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"historic area"
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"night view"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a guided tour, just a short stopover. The place is full of dandelions and my kid enjoyed blowing them. Were told that there are 362 stones used to make it. When we arrived nothing much, just some photo taking. The "observatory" is so...More

Thank alxe L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is near to Anapji pond and about fifteen minutes walk from one another. The place is great for walking and photo taking.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By itself not much to see (despite its obvious historical significance), but worth some time as part of a visit to the various various historical sites in the area. BTW the observatory was hit by a recent earthquake and it now tilts slightly to one...More

Thank ECWorld
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is pretty much original dating back 1500 years of so and was used as an observatory at that time. Worth seeing in an area with many interesting structures

1  Thank garlec
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

To visit this takes not a lot of time. You can walk around it in a matter of a few minutes But it is better to understand it Alongside is a small booth which has lots of info on video fashion in different languages. We...More

1  Thank PipPaul W
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Our guesthouse was right near the park, so we were able to see the observatory often, as visitors to the park and while walking along the street. We gained greater appreciation for it after going to the Gyeongju Museum. Still not sure how the observatory,...More

1  Thank Kimberley42
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great ancient monument really gives a sense of past. Part of a long and beautiful walk that is a must in place his city

Thank KiwiSwitzerland
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

small heritage tower in the middle of the park. beside there are restaurants and shops. good place to take photos . Not a must to visit.

Thank Danny C
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

There is not much to write about this... very small tower! It is located in the middle of the park and unless you are with someone who knows about it, you might very well pas it by!

Thank Adventurers049
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

No admission fee. Open until very late. At night, the observatory is lighted for viewing and photos. Nearby are many restaurants and other historical locations. National Treasure #31.

Thank Brian C
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