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Wall pattern with turtles and traditional ceramic tiles in Bulguksa temple in Gyeongju, Korea

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In the North Gyeongsang province in South Korea the Buddhist Bulguksa temple is the home to seven National treasures of South Korea. Bulguksa was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List together with the Seokguram Grotto.

In Far East culture, especially under the influence of Taoism, the turtle shell is the symbol of heaven and the flat square underside the symbol of earth. Based on this understanding, the turtle carries the world on its back. Being the symbol of fertility, vitality and great patience the Chinese believed these animals foretold future events and therefore, fortune tellers use turtles shell to read the future in the pattern on the turtle shell.

On the other hand, Fleur-de-lis is a symbol of the French Monarchy and continues to appear in the arms of the King of Spain and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg .

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