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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
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  • 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

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