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Saturday Snapshot - Gatbawi

Saturday Snapshot – Gatbawi

Tweet Gatbawi is a statue of Buddha in South Korea. It is 4m high with a 15cm thick flat stone on his head. He atop Palgongsan (Palgong Mountain) 850 meters high.   Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Seomun Market

The Forgotten City?

Tweet When people start to plan a trip to South Korea they look toward Seoul or Busan and rightfully so.  However, there is another place that should be given strong consideration, and it happens to be on the way from Seoul to Busan, Daegu. Daegu gets overlooked at times when it comes to South Korea, but […]

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You can see the railings that were along the path of the steps.  If you look closely you can see it winding up and up and up.

Gatbawi – Carved Stone Buddha

Tweet On Saturday two other teachers and I decided to take a short trip outside of the city and to see Gatbawi.  The Gatbawi Buddha is a stone Buddha carved in the 9th century at the top of Gwanbong peak in the Palgongsan mountain range.  The statue sits 4m high with a stone hat 15cm thick […]

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