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Cheomseongdae “Star-Gazing Tower” Is The Oldest Observatory In East Asia

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The Cheomseongdae Observatory located in Gyeongju, South Korea originates from the flourishing Silla period. Constructed in 632, the Cheomseongdae (“star-gazing tower” or “star-observing terrace”) is the oldest astronomical observatory in East Asia.

It is a stone cylindrical-shaped structure composed of 362 granite blocks that represent the 362 days of the lunar year.

It is a symbol of early astronomy and the Southern observatory of the European astronomers working in Chile is called – Silla.

The structure – located near to the royal tomb of King Naemul of Silla – was built during the reign of Queen Sondok, the 27th ruler of the old Silla Kingdom in 634 AD. Queen Sondok (Seon-deok) was one of the first legitimate female rulers in East Asia’s history.

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