Wongaksaji Sipcheungseoktap, commonly known as Wongaksa Pagoda, is considered one of the best examples of Joseon Dynasty pagoda art. It is located on the former site of Wongak Temple in present-day Tapgol Park in central Seoul.
The temple was built in 1465 in the eleventh year of King Sejo's reign and was preserved until King Yeonsan-gun converted the temple into a house for gisaeng, or courtesans in 1504.
The pagoda was built in 1467 during the thirteenth year of King Sejo's reign. It is 12 meters high and is made of marble, unlike other Korean pagodas that are usually made of granite. Each side features intricate carvings of dragons, lions and lotus flowers. The pagoda is currently encased in glass to protect it from the elements.
Name: Wongaksaji Sipcheungseoktap
(Ten-story Stone Pagoda of Wongaksa Temple Site)
Period: Joseon Dynasty, 1467
Location: Jongno District, Seoul
Status: National Treasure No. 2
Source : koreajoongangdaily.jo...
[Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'The Sun and the Moon'
Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama "The Sun and the Moon",...More
[Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'Take Care of Us, Captain'
Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama "Take Care of Us, Captain",...More
[Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama 'Wild Romance'
Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama "Wild Romance",...More
Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$2.99 per month (you can cancel anytime).
The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.
Drama de la semaine