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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.
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
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.
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
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.
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