Decision : CONF 203 VIII.C.1
Inscription: Sokkuram Grotto (Republic of Korea)
Republic of Korea
The Committee decided to inscribe this site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i) and (iv) as a masterpiece of Far Eastern Buddhist art. The complex that it forms with Pulguksa Temple is an outstanding example of the religious architecture of the region and of the material expression of Buddhist belief.
Original Decision Document