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Reviewed 25 May 2018

By itself not much to see (despite its obvious historical significance), but worth some time as part of a visit to the various various historical sites in the area. BTW the observatory was hit by a recent earthquake and it now tilts slightly to one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is pretty much original dating back 1500 years of so and was used as an observatory at that time. Worth seeing in an area with many interesting structures

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

To visit this takes not a lot of time. You can walk around it in a matter of a few minutes But it is better to understand it Alongside is a small booth which has lots of info on video fashion in different languages. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Our guesthouse was right near the park, so we were able to see the observatory often, as visitors to the park and while walking along the street. We gained greater appreciation for it after going to the Gyeongju Museum. Still not sure how the observatory,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Kimberley42
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great ancient monument really gives a sense of past. Part of a long and beautiful walk that is a must in place his city

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank KiwiWorld
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

small heritage tower in the middle of the park. beside there are restaurants and shops. good place to take photos . Not a must to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

There is not much to write about this... very small tower! It is located in the middle of the park and unless you are with someone who knows about it, you might very well pas it by!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

No admission fee. Open until very late. At night, the observatory is lighted for viewing and photos. Nearby are many restaurants and other historical locations. National Treasure #31.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank C4059BKbrianc
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Here’s the thing - It’s NOT the greatest historical monument in the world. It’s not as grand as the colloseum, or Moai statue. But this has serenity. It doesn’t brag or bombastically shout out “I’m the best!!!”. It just stands there, with vigor. And that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The observatory stems from the 7th century and is beautifully integrated in the stunning Tumuli park.We did not count, but were told that the building contains 12 carved stones for the base, 365 stones in total and that the roof contains 4 stones. More questions?

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank werner867
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