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Seonjeongneung

1, Seolleung-ro 100-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06153, South Korea
+82 2-568-1291
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A peaceful oasis in Seoul

This cultural landmark is a green, peaceful place for an historic stroll in the busy Gangnam area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ichiji
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Oakland, California
Tombs

Not much to see inside. Good for a walk and take some pictures. Entrance is 1,000 KRW. UNESCO site..

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Samuel D
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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1, Seolleung-ro 100-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06153, South Korea
Samseongdong / COEX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cultural landmark is a green, peaceful place for an historic stroll in the busy Gangnam area. Allow an hour to walk and see the monuments and burial mounds. The grounds are well maintained and the staff is helpful. The entry fee is modest. Be...More

1  Thank ichiji
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Not much to see inside. Good for a walk and take some pictures. Entrance is 1,000 KRW. UNESCO site..

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Several burial mounds of two kings and a queen of the Joseon era.Quite scenic and worth the walk. Located in Gangnam.

Thank OzzieT_12
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We wanted to go already for some time, but the tombs are a bit far from our usual hangout places in Seoul. Despite that, the tombs are easily accessible either by subway (Seolleung station - both yellow and green lines) or bus. There's a KRW...More

2  Thank hazinheira
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

This is worth the 1000 Won (less than $1) to go in and walk around. It's lovely, even in winter, and there are nice trails to walk around the burial mounds. There's a video to watch (with English explanations) that was very helpful in understanding...More

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Being in winter month, I enjoyed the cool air, peace and quiet in this heritage site. But other than that, there's nothing much to see. Admittedly, entrance fee is cheap at 1,000won. The museum on the right of the entrance is worth a visit before...More

Thank CausalTraveller
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Out of respect the tombs are fenced off/ closed off from the public, but if you feel like going for a bit of a walk in the park for 1000won and you have time to spare go for it. Otherwise the brochure itself will give...More

Thank Elisa C
Reviewed 3 December 2015

DATE VISITED: November 15, 2014 PROS: Went here for a check, but somehow enjoyed my walk. The people running this place were very friendly & helpful. Some locals went here for a walk and jog. Cool place for a visit. CONS: This should've been free...More

Thank Jun Mar P
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

It is quite interesting tha King Sungjong was really hot man. He worked very hard to manage the nation in day time, but enjoyed night time entertainment very much with his brother. I think he really enjoyed his life. The places around the tomb is...More

Thank 동아 신
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Another UNESCO World Heritage site in Seoul. Well worth a visit; and photo op. Also, just a nice park to stroll around on good weather day.

Thank Mrjustice
Nearby
Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by
Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important
business exhibitions and meetings are held. The
enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a
myriad of things to do and see, including a large
aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and
zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is
one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or
...More
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