Buddha Statue, Seokguram Grotto

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Jinho Jung
published on 03 October 2016

A replica of the 3.45 m high granite Buddha of the Seokguram (Sŏkkur-am) Grotto, an Buddhist artificial cave temple constructed during the Unified Silla Period (668-935 CE) of ancient Korea. It is located near the Bulguksa Temple on Mt. Toham at the ancient Silla capital of Kumsong (modern Gyeongju).

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