Archives for the 80 000 Blocks of the Complete Collection of Buddhist Scriptures

It preserves the 80 000 Blocks of the Complete Collection of Buddhist Scriptures, a valuable treasure showing the high level of the printing technique of the Korean people in the Middle Ages.

The collection is Buddhist scriptures printed with 80 000 wooden blocks in 16 years between 1236 and 1251. It embraces 1 539 kinds of Buddhist books and its letters are clear with the wooden types delicately cut.

Displayed there are the wooden-block version of the Buddhist scriptures, Buddhist images, handicrafts and fine art pieces discovered in Mt. Myohyang.

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