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Reviewed 7 October 2014

We came across this observatory by chance. We were walking to the museum. This is close to some tombs too. The most interesting thing about it is the park around. It has many colorful flowers.

1  Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The observatory is set in a very lovely park. There are tumulis, flower fields, lotus ponds, persimmon trees, etc. I was there in September and rape flowers were in bloom. The golden fields were really beautiful.

Thank NamKhim
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

So you might as well see it. It's close to tombs, a Hanok village, Anapji Pond, and the museum. You might as well check it out, right? Go by bicycle.

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 29 August 2014

The area around this observatory is beautiful! There were so many flowers, and very close by are some tombs. There are many walking paths. I just loved this area. The observatory itself is not stunning, but it was great to see something that had been...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 12 July 2014

and worth a short visit. this is situated in a large park with woodlands, flowers and burial mounds. Its lit up at night and looks amazing.

Thank sankes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The location is a pleasant respite. Sitting under a shade tree and looking at the details of astrology in each stone used to build the observatory. Every building block is an important detail down to the number of blocks.

Thank Jo Ann P
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Another example of the advanced thinking of the Silla people this tower was constructed in the 7th century as a way for them to better understand the stars. Today is stands just as a tower - but it does stand in an amazing park that...More

Thank elsiek
Reviewed 5 June 2014

The tower is just an old tower, it is not state of the art but in its time it was quite something. The grounds that surround it are exceptional and on a sunny day I would advise taking a picnic and spending time there.

Thank RonA_Plymouth
Reviewed 2 June 2014

The observatory is only a shortish stroll from town ... while there isn't too much too look at it is a part of the bigger picture, which are the surrounding tombs and gardens. I recommend you go there, take the mandatory photo and keep moving...More

1  Thank ColScott
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I've been there at night. Main tower is illuminated by beautiful spotlights. The whole scene is romantic and breathtaking, feels like back to the old dynasty. One of the must-see in Gyeongju

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