Fri, Sep 24, 2021, 00:48 KST (UTC+9)  Seoul  Korea

imagine your korea

Regional Guide

Destinations by Region

Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)

  • Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)
  • Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)
  • Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)
  • Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)
  • Address 140-25, Cheomseong-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    경상북도 경주시 첨성로 140-25
  • Type Monuments/ Historical Sites
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    •For more info: +82-54-772-3843
  • Homepage www.gyeongju.go.kr/tour
  • Information
    Introduction
    Cheomseongdae Observatory, constructed during the reign of Queen Seondeok (r. 632-647), is one of the landmark of Gyeongju. The observatory was built in a cylinder shape at approximately 9 meters in height. The observatory consists of 365 stones, symbolizing the number of days in a year. The rocks are piled in 27 layers symbolizing the 27th ruler, Queen Seondeok, and the days in a lunar month by adding the of two rock layers on top.

    Current Status
    National Treasure No.31 (Designated on December 20, 1962)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Operating Hours
    09:00-22:00
    Winter 09:00-21:00

    Parking Facilities
    Available at nearby parking lots

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Restrooms
    Available

  • Tourist Sites
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

VisitKorea does not guarantee the quality of products or services introduced on its site and is not responsible for any direct or indirect losses resulting from use of said products or services.

PERFECT FOR YOU! 20 view
Traditional Korean Holiday of Bountiful Harvest, Chuseok

Attractions>Travel Highlights

Traditional Korean Holiday of Bountiful Harvest, Chuseok

read more

Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)

Attractions>Destinations

Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)

read more

Best Summer Beach Destinations

Attractions>Travel Highlights

Best Summer Beach Destinations

read more

Yeongok Beach (연곡해변(연곡해수욕장))

Attractions>Destinations

Yeongok Beach (연곡해변(연곡해수욕장))

read more

Bucket List: Most Popular Korean Attractions of 2019

Attractions>Travel Highlights

Bucket List: Most Popular Korean Attractions of 2019

read more

Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁)

Attractions>Destinations

Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁)

read more

Starfield Library (별마당도서관)

Attractions>Destinations

Starfield Library (별마당도서관)

read more

Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

Attractions>Destinations

Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

read more

Boryeong Mud Festival (보령머드축제)

Attractions>Events

Boryeong Mud Festival (보령머드축제)

read more

Lotte World Tower & Mall (롯데월드타워&롯데월드몰)

Attractions>Destinations

Lotte World Tower & Mall (롯데월드타워&롯데월드몰)

read more

Traditional Korean Holiday of Bountiful Harvest, Chuseok

Attractions>Travel Highlights

Traditional Korean Holiday of Bountiful Harvest, Chuseok

read more

Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)

Attractions>Destinations

Cheomseongdae Observatory (경주 첨성대)

read more

Best Summer Beach Destinations

Attractions>Travel Highlights

Best Summer Beach Destinations

read more

Yeongok Beach (연곡해변(연곡해수욕장))

Attractions>Destinations

Yeongok Beach (연곡해변(연곡해수욕장))

read more

Bucket List: Most Popular Korean Attractions of 2019

Attractions>Travel Highlights

Bucket List: Most Popular Korean Attractions of 2019

read more

Boryeong Mud Festival (보령머드축제)

Attractions>Events

Boryeong Mud Festival (보령머드축제)

read more

Manjanggul Lava Tube [National Geopark] (만장굴 (제주도 국가지질공원))

Attractions>Destinations

Manjanggul Lava Tube [National Geopark] (만장굴 (제주도 국가지질공원))

read more

Recipes for Signature Chuseok Foods

Attractions>Travel Highlights

Recipes for Signature Chuseok Foods

read more

Mongchontoseong Fortress (서울 몽촌토성)

Attractions>Destinations

Mongchontoseong Fortress (서울 몽촌토성)

read more

Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

Attractions>Destinations

Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

read more

Make an inquiry

1330 Travel Hotline Live Chat

Open KTO Live Chat(Download not required)

Open messenger app(Messenger app must be installed)
top