13 Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea

13 Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea

In 2018, Korea’s Buddhist Mountain Monasteries were registered as the 13th UNESCO World Heritage in Korea. The recognition includes 7 mountain temples that have stood in harmony with nature continuing the Korean Buddhist culture for more than a thousand years. To this day, Buddhist practices and rituals including the lifestyle of monks are regarded as living heritage that have been passed on in its original form.