Gaya Dynasty Culture
The Gaya Kingdom developed on the fertile plain fields near the Nakdong River during the Era of ancient States.
Seongsan Gaya in Seongju, Great Gaya in Goryeong was among them. The Great Gaya Kingdom grew to dominate the area as the leading power among the many Gaya Confederation States. The brilliant Gaya culture developed based on the iron culture.
Silla Dynasty Culture
The Silla Dynasty unified the Korean Peninsula for the first time in history, and established the basis of nationalism by bequeathing its spirit "Hwarang" to the military cadets.
Gyeongju, the capital city of the Silla Dynasty, forms the birthplace of Buddhism and the whole city itself is an open-air museum.
The Province is the birthplace of Confucian culture, which is represented by the spirit of "Seonbi" (the noble). Hahoe Village, Dosan Seowon (the ancient shrine) in Andong, Sosu Seowon in Yeongju preserves the classical Seonbi culture of Confucianism exceptionally well.
In order to preserve & transmit Confucianism, the Korean Studies Advancement Center was established.