South Korea Gyeongsangnam-do Hapcheon


A historic Buddhist temple in South Korea renowned for housing the Tripitaka Koreana, a complete set of Buddhist scriptures engraved on woodblocks.

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Haeinsa is a world-renowned Buddhist temple complex located in South Korea's Hapcheon Gyeongsangnam-do province. The complex is known for its famous Tripitaka Koreana wooden printing blocks with approximately 80,000 engraved scriptures. The temple is renowned for its peaceful atmosphere and rich history, making it a must-visit destination for anyone interested in exploring the world's most exceptional Asian heritage sites.

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  • World Heritage Sites in Asia

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    Across the vast, diverse continent of Asia, there are seemingly endless World Heritage Sites to explore. Visit the sparse atomic bomb dome in Hiroshima, or walk for hours along the towering Great Wall of China. From sprawling rustic temple grounds to ancient statues of civilizations past- here is a collection of some of the prominent World Heritage Sites in Asia.