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Impressive Tomb Complex

It was a bit surreal walking around in a park-like environment with these huge mounds dotting the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Bill C
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Vancouver, Canada
Tranquility

The Tumuli Park has historical royal tombs in a peaceful setting. I was not into the Korean history... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
yipjcs88
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t pay to go see other tombs site. Just go to this free one as they all look the same. It’s great to see the scale of the mounds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LC888
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We visited at sunset and loved our time at the tumuli park. The southern end of the park was much quieter than the northern end. A lovely place for a walk, well worth the small entry fee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Nice weather, nice park like setting, a nice place to enjoy and take very scenic photographs. My son was able to wear a Korean costume for free with the museum tomb hill as a backdrop - it was a very nice souvenir photo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Edward T
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This park features a collection of ancient royal tombs dating back to the Silla period. It's like visiting the pyramids in Egypt, only that you're visiting the greener Korean version. While I appreciate the history behind these tombs, I didn't really enjoy the trip here,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dori_lukey
Reviewed 20 July 2018

It was a bit surreal walking around in a park-like environment with these huge mounds dotting the landscape. These royal tombs reminded me a bit of the Egyptian pyramids but on a smaller scale and covered with grass.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The Tumuli Park has historical royal tombs in a peaceful setting. I was not into the Korean history but enjoyed the tranquility during the visit. Fortunately it was a sunny day so the tombs around me became my photographic objects.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 10 May 2018

As part of a Sth Korean day tour we visited Tumuli Park, home to 20 royal tombs that date back to the Silla Dynasty 668-936AD. We`d just visited the National Museum so we had a good idea of what the tombs either contained or used...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kathy b
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Huge place in Kyungju. Easy to access from a bus terminal. Additionally, there are markets, famous bakery, and fusion restaurants. You can also enjoy homestay in the traditional houses around the tombs. Recommend you to enjoy an interval of leisure snached from busy life.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Peter_Je
Reviewed 7 December 2017

CYC ( 17.12.02 ) My family visited this area after dinner for walking. There was many royal tomb, and that's beautiful with moon light. Though there was good to visit in daytime, but good too in night time. We walked through this area, that's good.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CanisHan
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I wanted to go into the Cheonmachong tomb but lady luck was not with me. The tomb seem to be closed for maintenance when we went in late Oct. The road to it was all covered up. So, with dissappointment, wandered around the tumuli park....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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