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Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong

37, Wangneung-ro, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 32535, South Korea
+82 41-856-3151
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Although I expected to see a real inside room of the tomb, I just could see the replica of it and I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
trippedonearth
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Pohang, South Korea
nice walk on the hill with so many tomb

My mom and I had been wanted to come here for a while and it was so amazing. It was more than we... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Akiko H
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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1 week ago
“Not much”
17 Nov 2016
“nice walk on the hill with so many tomb”
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37, Wangneung-ro, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 32535, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I expected to see a real inside room of the tomb, I just could see the replica of it and I saw the real tombs outside.However, it's not bad even to see the historical site and taste ancient Baekje funeral culture.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

My mom and I had been wanted to come here for a while and it was so amazing. It was more than we were expecting and really great walk on those hill with the tombs. It was sorrounded by pine trees and at the top,...More

Thank Akiko H
Reviewed 16 November 2015

and his wife's. He ruled the Baekje Kingdom from 501 to 523. This is one of the rarely intact tombs and major archeological discoveries in Korea. The tomb was accidentally discovered during water drainage work on the No. 5 & 6 tombs in 1971. It...More

Thank Ingrid70
Reviewed 14 November 2015

When you visit here, don't expect to see the actual tomb as it has been resealed to preserve the artifacts. What you actually see is a replica of the tombs in the museum. It's interesting, but probably something I would just visit once in a...More

Thank scrappying
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I had an enjoyable tour with a tour guide that speaks excellent English. One of the activities will be trying out archery and had enjoyed shooting arrows flying everywhere hahaha

Thank Priscilla W
Reviewed 3 September 2015

During the visit to a national treasure, one can appreciate the wisdom, skill and artistry of ancient architects, masons, carpenters. The tombs were so skilfully and scientifically designed. Artistically scientific and scientifically artistic artefacts during the glorious days of Korean kings kept in remembrance! Recommended...More

Thank Dinah Palmera N
Reviewed 27 April 2015

In this area of Gongju were excavated few ancient tombs, one of them #7 was discovered accidentally ,and there were remnants of King Muryeong of Baekje kingdom,tomb has arched chamber build of black bricks,,.Grave was untouched by thieves,and all objects were as they were put...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2015

Interpretive center was very nice to learn about the tomb and how it looks inside since you can't go into the actual tomb. Didn't have much time to look everywhere, but it seemed to offer nice walks and museums around the area.

Thank Gean B
Reviewed 11 March 2014

As far as things to do in west-central South Korea go, this is among the best for those interested in history. In 1971, workers were digging water drainage for nearby archeological sites, but what they uncovered was a 6th century burial mound. This is the...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 2 December 2012

For those interested in Korean history, this type of site will be interesting. Gongju, Buyeo, and Iksan are full of Baekje relics including temple ruins, fortresses, palace ruins, and tombs. The exact replica of King Muryeong's tomb will impress most visitors buy its excellent design...More

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