Bulguksa Temple

WOC, Taipei

12. Bulguksa Temple

Bulguksa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in the North Gyeongsang province in South Korea.

The temple is considered as a masterpiece of the golden age of Buddhist art in the Silla kingdom. It is currently the head temple of the 11th district of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism.

The entrance to the temple, Sokgyemun, has a double-sectioned staircase and bridge that leads to the inside of the temple compound. The stairway is 33 steps high, corresponding to the 33 steps to enlightenment.

There are two pagodas on the temple site.


next..13. Osaka Castle


  1. so oriental eh the design hahah...

  2. What an impressive structure. So much beauty and detail in it.

  3. This is the first time I learn about this temple...

  4. 33 steps to enlightenment! Interesting. tQ.

  5. wow Wenn, there are so many to see in the WOC.

  6. It looks super grand to me. :D

  7. Ouh so the steps are built to correspond to the 33 steps of enlightment? Wow..now only I know. :)


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