Cheomseong-dae (Star Gazing Tower; 첨성대 ; 瞻星臺;)

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▪ Cheomseong-dae (Star Gazing Tower) is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia.

Built during the reign of Shilla Dynasty Queen Seon-deok (in power 632-647AD), it was used for observing the stars in order to forecast the weather.

This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves.

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Comments (107)

Nam Tuan on May 7, 2012

A picture is wonderful at night, very beautiful photo. I really like it!

ssSUH on May 12, 2012

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aengdu lafayette res… on May 13, 2012

참 좋아해요 !

ssSUH on May 14, 2012

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&ri.co on May 14, 2012

wow!! a wonderful picture!! like

ssSUH on May 16, 2012

Hi! &ri.co Steps upon my feet for a place Thank you for your interest and kind comments.

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Ivan Logvinov on May 18, 2012

Great night shot!
Like!
Warm greetings from Russia!
Ivan.

ssSUH on May 21, 2012

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YOSHIKAWA on May 25, 2012

凄く綺麗な夜景ですね。

特に黄色の建物が印象的です。

It really is a beautiful night view.

Yellow building is especially impressive.

  LIKE!  (From Japan)

(Was translated in Googl)

ssSUH on May 25, 2012

Hi~ YOSHIKAWA

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Jawed Hasan on May 28, 2012

Beautiful picture well captured Like
greetings, Jawed

ssSUH on May 30, 2012

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Christos Panagiotou on June 12, 2012

Wonderful panorama. Like

Michael 安路 on June 15, 2012

Very nice captured. Excellent images. Like. Michael.

ssSUH on June 15, 2012

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Michael 安路

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Alla Saed on June 15, 2012

صورة رائعة البوم مميز تحيات م علاء سعيد من ليبيا like

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on June 16, 2012

Beautiful place, Nice night shot! and very interesting shot--like--AnaM

ssSUH on June 18, 2012

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AnaMariaOs

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行者无路 on June 29, 2012

非常好的拍摄 !!! Very nice shot !!!

好照片 , 我喜欢 !!! Great photos, I like !!!

感谢分享 !!! Thanks you for sharing !!!

Best greetings from China !行者无路

ssSUH on July 2, 2012

Hi~ 行者无路

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Photo taken in Cheomseong-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

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  • Uploaded on April 18, 2012
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    by ssSUH
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D300S
    • Taken on 2012/04/15 20:26:55
    • Exposure: 8.000s
    • Focal Length: 29.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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