What is the national treasures of Korea ? The national treasures of Korea is a list of tangible treasures, artifacts, historical dan cultural sites and buildings which are recoqnized by the goverments have historical value.
Some of them are displayed in the National Museum of Korea which is the largest museum in Korea which has around 12,ooo relics
from Korea itself and Asia.
Here is the top five masterpieces of the National Museum of Korea :
Gilt-bronze maitreya in meditation, Three Kingdom Period, Early 7th century.
National treasure no. 83.
Gyeongcheonsa Pagoda from Gyeongcheonsa Temple, a 10-story stone pagoda from the Goryeo dynasty
National treasure no. 86.
A stoneware vessel in the shape of a warrior on horseback, from the Old Silla period, around 500-600AD. Found in Geumnyeong-chong, Noseo-dong, Gyeongju City, Gyeongsangbuk-do.
National treasure no. 91.
Pict credit : data.kdata.kr
A gold and jade crown with pendants, Old Silla period. Excavated from Hwangnamtaechong Tomb. The crown has been exhibited at National Museum of Korea from 2005, but Gyeongju National Museum has the ownership of it. National treasure no. 191.
Gilt-bronze Incense Burner of Baekje from Neungsan-ri, Buyeo National Museum, Buyeo County. National treasure no. 287
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The National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관)
137, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 용산구 서빙고로 137 (용산동6가)
Ichon Station, Seoul Subway line 4 & Jungang line, Exit #2
The subway is connected to the museum via an underpass called 박물관 나들길 or Moving Museum
Take the bus #502, #0018 >> Get off at National Museum of Korea