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Daerungwon

Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Ranked #9 of 50 Attractions in Gyeongju
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Rome, Italy
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645 reviews 645 reviews
323 attraction reviews
1,425 helpful votes 1,425 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

amazing and romantic park. you pay an entrance fee of 2000 won and the whole area is very romantic to spend a few hours in complete relax with your partner or family

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Bandung, Indonesia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Only 1 out of 23 tombs that were excavated and open for public to see the remains of the king, pretty fascinating indeed. dont forget to nimble the red bean cake, buy them on the stores at the parking area

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

If you're tired of all the people bustling about the city area, this can be a very calming afternoon experience. There are plenty of walking trails that weave around the tombs and the scenery is just beautiful. Go in the spring time for some lovely flower photo ops.

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HKG
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96 reviews 96 reviews
43 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A nice sight seeing point in Gyeongju. It's located in the city centre, a huge environment with beautiful flowers and nice small cafes around.

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Como, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Gyeongju Shilla Tumuli are placed in a beautiful park full of trees and music. Speakers are placed everywhere playing fascinating traditional songs that escort you during the all experience. A confortable sense of calm fills you while leaning your look on the curve shapes of the ancient tombs.

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Singapore
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40 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This park is the nearest atttraction if you coming from Gyeongju Station direction. It is also the the site where Cheonmachong tomb situated. I visit there in October and it is early Autumn. Weather is cool and some tree leaves has turned orange and red colour, very picturisque. There is a small pond and chairs in the park, a relaxing... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

It is a great stop off on a cycling trip around Gyeongju! Best seen on foot, it was amazingly serene and green and beautifully kept.

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Couple of tombs... One with access in... W replica coffin & exhibits...nice flying hire horse mud guard... Compound is well. Maintained and clean.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

These royal tombs of the Silla Dynasty are huge. These tombs have yielded priceless artifacts from the Silla dynasty, from gold crowns to 1,500 year old murals. Gyeongju at its height, (7th-9th century), was one of the largest cities in the world. It dwarfed the relatively small populations of London and Paris at the time. The kings of Silla had... More

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The locals called it Daerungwon. Cheonmachong Tomb is within Daerungwon. Admission is 1,500 won. This park is well kept and soothing music is played in the background.

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