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Address: Donggu-dong, Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Quiet and underrated - Enjoy this hidden treasure!

A little hard to reach but is worth it to be in the company of such a historic UNESCO world heritage site - the tombs of many of the great kings and queens of the past Joseon... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2016
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

A little hard to reach but is worth it to be in the company of such a historic UNESCO world heritage site - the tombs of many of the great kings and queens of the past Joseon dynasty ... Honestly it amazes me how quiet this place is, I had it almost to myself was a little creepy. The scale... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Went to this place with a Meetup group and was stunned by the sheer magnificence and beauty!!! It so stunningly green and just...wow. The history and preservation of this place is by far one of the best I have seen so far. The people are so attentive to keeping and preserving these tombs. There is complete and open space of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

This place is huge and worth to visit. We luckily went inside without paying but I felt bad for doing so; this place worth more than ₩1000. The design of the tombs was similar to one another therefore you may skip it after seeing 2 or 3 tombs. To reach this place was a bit difficult; we got lost on... More 

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Thank Vincent K
Guri, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013

CC(2013. 3) Donggureung means east nine tombs. The size of Donggureung was bigger than I thought. In Donggureung, six kings and ten queens are slept(Joseon's 1st king Taejo, 5th king Munjong, 14th king Seonjo, 18th king Hyeonjong, 21st king yeongjo, 24th king Heonjong). Maybe this royal tombs area will be the biggest Joseon royal tombs in Korea. If you want... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2012

This historic complex of tombs is wonderful to explore. King Taejo's tomb which dates back to 1408 is the oldest Joseon tomb, as he began the Joseon dynasty in 1392. Seventeen kings and queens of the Joseon dynasty are located here. The tombs reflect the ideals of the Joseon dynasty, and are infused with Confucian design and principles. Each tomb... More 

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