UNESCO Designates Gyeongju as one of the world's top 10

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UNESCO Designates Gyeongju as one of the world's top 10 +

1979.12.14
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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated Gyeongju as one of the world's top 10 historic sites on Dec. 14, 1979.

The Gyeongju Historical and Cultural Area is well preserved with Buddhist relics and royal tombs containing the history and culture of Gyeongju, the capital of the Silla millennium (57 AD 935).

Depending on the nature of the site, it was divided into five districts and there are 52 designated cultural properties.
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