In 1996, The Gyeongju World Culture Expo Foundation was established in ancient capital of Korea ‘Gyeongju’ where splendid Korean civilization had flourished throughout 5,000 years, and the historical exchanges through the Silk Road took place.

The Gyeongju World Culture Expo Foundation organises a cultural exhibition for teaching visitors about ancient Silla kingdom’s culture and modern Korean culture aiming to promote world peace through various cultural exchanges. Gyeongsangbuk-do and Gyeongju city have held global cultural festival including the concept of the Silk Road in the Gyeongju World Culture Expo eight times from 1998 to 2015. Gyeongju World Culture Expo (Foundation) wishes to promote the cultural trend of 21th century by organizing cultural exhibitions. 

Silk Road On the Map

Country profile

Capital: Seoul
Region: Asia and the Pacific

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  • Type of Institution:
    Cultural & Artistic institutions
    Arts and Literature, Nomadic Culture