South Korea: Buddhist temples to be listed by UNESCO

Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson travels to some of the South Korean Buddhist temples that are expected to be listed as World Heritage sites when the UNESCO committee meets in Bahrain this week.

    Seven Buddhist mountain temples in South Korea will be added to UNESCO's list of world heritage sites.

    One of them, known for it's calligraphy, is the country's only surviving wooden pagoda.

    Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports from Songnisan National Park, South Korea.


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