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I get the historical significant of the place, but its just rocks

If you are in the area you will probably see these because what else are you going to do here? The... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
KOVH
Ganghwa Jiseokmyo Dolmen

The Jiseokmyo Dolmen is a "table top" shaped Dolmen which is the best known Dolmen on Ganghwa. It... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Andrew M
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3 Oct 2018
“I get the historical significant of the place, but its just rocks”
30 Aug 2016
“Ganghwa Jiseokmyo Dolmen”
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Prehistoric tombs made of large stone slabs.
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Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you are in the area you will probably see these because what else are you going to do here? The historical aspect of the site is intriguing but in the end you are just looking at some rocks stacked on top of each other...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Jiseokmyo Dolmen is a "table top" shaped Dolmen which is the best known Dolmen on Ganghwa. It is found in Ganghwa Dolmen Park which is next to the History Museum. Admission is free, and the site always seems to be open. There is an...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Looking for a lot of history? Looking for an out of way destination but still only 70 KM away from Seoul and best of all NO crowds? Go to Sinchon Sta, exit 1 go fwd 5 mins to the GS25 convenience store and take the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The dolmens are smaller than expected, and scattered about the island. You can walk right up to them. The largest is fenced, and there is a small natural history and archaeology museum next door. If you go to the largest, look for the path that...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank JerseyInShanghai
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Ganghwa island is about a 2 1/2 hr ride from Seoul by bus. The dolmen is well preserved and the museum by it is interesting but it is far. If you are going to be in the area anyways and are really into ancient history...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 2 December 2012

If I just reviewed one site, such as the large Ganghwa Dolmen, my overall impression would not be that high. However, I had the opportunity to visit multiple dolmens on Ganghwa Island and hundreds in Gochang. There are numerous dolmens throughout Korea, but these 3...More

Date of experience: March 2012
4  Thank kjmagnuson
Reviewed 5 April 2012

I visited the Dolmen site at Gochang spring 2012. Its a great little spot which is perfect for walking aound if you have an hour or two and good weather. There were several ancient dolmens littered around which I learnt is common in South Korea....More

Date of experience: March 2012
2  Thank Andrew T
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