South Korea

Buddhism was introduced to Korea in the 4th century. After the unification of the Korean peninsula by Shillpa Dynasty in the 7th century. Buddhism was given a fresh impetus. Many temples were developed to create a uniquely Korean style. People made diverse Buddhism figures, built pagoda, and carved Buddhist scriptures. Buddhism and Buddhist culture has gone beyond the realm of religion, and has become a cultural heritage and integral part of Korean history.

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