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Address: 9 Gaerim-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38165, South Korea
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We ended up in Gyeongju because it was historically significant as the Silla Dynasty capital. Since this site is the only gathering of tombs where you can actually visit one, it... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Ellen_and_Pedro
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Antwerp, Belgium

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We ended up in Gyeongju because it was historically significant as the Silla Dynasty capital. Since this site is the only gathering of tombs where you can actually visit one, it is a must do. The park itself is relatively small, some of the tumuli are impressively large. Cheonmachong Tomb is open to the public but don't hold your breath.... More 

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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This huge park full of Shilla royal tombs is a great way to spend an afternoon, especially after exploring Gyeongju historic park. The tombs are immaculately kept (much like the rest of Gyeongju's historic park), and the park has one open tomb on display so that you can see how they are built and what their royals were buried with.... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Daereungwon is located nearby to Cheomseongdae Observatory (took around 5 mins walk to arrive Daereungwon entrance) and it admission fee is 3000 won per adult. The park can be covered in less than one hour if your are not taking long break. I went there at around 6 p.m. with light rain during that time, nonetheless the park is so... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Daereungwon is a huge park with a collection of tumuli that are actually tombs of Kings during the Shilla dynasty. The park is very relaxing, despite behing located in the middle of the city of Gyeongju. Each individual tumulus structure isn't all that impressive, but it's very peaceful and relaxing. Plus these tall tumuli are fairly unique and I don't... More 

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The park is now part of a complex of 23 mounds. Once, people were allowed to build houses around the tombs (ignorance as to what the mounds are ???), but they have all been cleared away now. The park is very pleasant and the history of the tombs is amazing. The mounds are the burial tombs of the Kings/Queens of... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

An interesting Photogenic place with all the Tumuli. We started out visit going into Cheonmachong (one of the biggest) where we saw replicas of the original items found (Originals in the National Museum). Also saw as Altar outside Hwangnamdaechong

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is the site of several royal tombs. 23 tombs are in this area. We visited on a Sunday and many people were enjoying the cherry blossoms and the weather. You can visit Cheonmachong Tomb. One of our highlights was not the tomb but seeing the hoopae bird.

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Holon, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Park has many of different trees and are very green,there are many of ancient tombs,Kings and nobles of Silla kingdom, it is very special place, to see the huge hills over graves.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2015

The tumuli make the park very unusual and pretty interesting. While there is not a lot to see here outside of lots of 'hills', it is a good way to spend some time in Gyeongju. It is unique and worth visiting.

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Seoul, South Korea
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

Our group thought the tombs really impressive. They're surrounded by a sympathetically landscaped park. At the beginning of Spring, there were lots of magnolia trees blossoming - really lovely.

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