The Buddhist Sculpture Gallery is designed to allow visitors to fully appreciate the characteristics of Korea’s Buddhist sculptures, and their beauty. Visitors can learn how Korean Buddhist sculpture evolved over time, from the Three Kingdoms period to the Joseon Dynasty period, and explore the distinct features of different Buddhist statues.
At the entrance, visitors will encounter a large stone Buddha statue and iron Buddha statue produced in the period of Unified Silla and the Goryeo Dynasty.
They will then proceed to a special section featuring Bangasayusang (a gilt-bronze, Pensive Bodhisattva), which is designated National Treasure No. 83/No.78.
Finally, they will view small gilt-bronze Buddha statues of different periods and styles to understand the diverse elements of Korean Buddhist sculptures.