UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Republic of Korea

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress in Sunset South Korea

Republic of Korea is home to 14 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 13 cultural sites, 1 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Republic of Korea shares 0 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Republic of Korea are:

  • Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka┬áKoreana Woodblocks

  • Jongmyo Shrine

    Jongmyo Royal Ancestral Shrine of Chosun Korea
    Jongmyo Royal Ancestral Shrine of Chosun Korea. Photo credit: JIPEN/Bigstock
  • Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple

  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex

  • Hwaseong Fortress

    Suwon Hwaseong Fortress in Sunset South Korea
    Suwon Hwaseong Fortress at sunset in South Korea. Photo credit: PANYARphotographer/Bigstock
  • Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites

  • Gyeongju Historic Areas

  • Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes

  • Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty

  • Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong

  • Namhansanseong

  • Baekje Historic Areas

  • Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea

  • Seowon, Korean Neo-Confucian Academies

  • Getbol, Korean Tidal Flats

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