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17 Spots In Asia No Book Lover Can Resist

Brace yourself for some serious bookish eye candy.

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6. These 80,000-plus Buddhist Printing Blocks

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The Tripitaka Koreana inside Haeinsa Temple South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea is to print the complete Buddhist works. The original set was destroyed in 1232 by a Mongol invasion. King Kojong had it remade. (And yeah, it took a loooong time to remake).

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