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Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong

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great for history lovers

These tombs are right by the Gongju Museum (also worth visiting). To protect the tombs, you can't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calvin C
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Manchester, New Hampshire
Great stuff!

Visitors can't go into the real tombs but the exhibition hall has very detailed replicas :) The... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
migachan
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Vancouver, Canada
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37, Wangneung-ro, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 32535, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These tombs are right by the Gongju Museum (also worth visiting). To protect the tombs, you can't enter them but the museum at the tombs provides replicas as well as information about the Baekje kings. There is a nice path in the preserved area that...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Disappointing as it's mainly replicas and the public aren't actually given access to the real tombs themselves. I suppose if you're interested in South Korean history or want to go for a stroll, it's worth a look, but it's not something I would recommend going...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Visitors can't go into the real tombs but the exhibition hall has very detailed replicas :) The items were nicely displayed and information, informative. My friend and I also walked on the visitors path outside, and that was quite a short but nice walk. For...More

Thank migachan
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

As you will come to expect the grounds and artifacts on display are all kept and presented in an immaculate way. The mock up of the tombs was effective and the story boards in English are very descriptive. Well worth walking all the way over...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed November 8, 2017

The park is small and most of the artifacts are replicas, but the replicas are very informative and done in excellent manner , the walk through the park is pleasant. Not much to see to the casual traveler, so you may want to skip this...More

Thank Pedroofluquillo
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

This wasn't a real dynamic place to visit. There was an exhibit to walk through but for me not much wow factor. I wouldn't go far out of my way to see it.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed May 10, 2017

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.

Thank trippedonearth
Reviewed November 17, 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 November 15, 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

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Reviewed November 14, 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

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