South Korea Chungcheongnam-do Sosan
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Sansa is a group of Buddhist mountain monasteries located in Sosan, a city in the Chungcheongnam-do province of South Korea. These stunning sites showcase the architectural and artistic achievements of the Buddhist faith during the mid to late Joseon period (17th-19th century). As an integral part of the Korean Buddhist mountain culture, Sansa has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and welcomes visitors from across the globe to explore its many temples, pagodas, statues, and other cultural treasures.
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- seeker (Seeker Editors) 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.