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Seolleung & Jeongneung Royal Tomb

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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

It was autumn when we went to the Royal tombs, there were 8 tombs in form of hills. A peaceful place to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chemistrip
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

The tombs were a five minute walk from my hotel. I went around 0800 on a weekday and there were a lot of elderly Koreans getting in their morning excercise. The tombs were very interesting with stone guards at the top of the mound. You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EmilyFS
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The location is easy to get to if you take public transportation, metro or a vehicle. The park is not very busy and does not seem to have peak hours. The entire place can be toured in about 30 minutes to a hour. Admission for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

These are the easiest to reach tombs in Seoul (there are several tombs through Seoul). The grounds are very attractive and the cost is only 1,000 Won to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Calvin C
Reviewed September 11, 2018

For office workers nearby, this is a good place to visit for lunch or after lunch. Since this is the mausoleum of kings in Joseon Dynasty, visitors normally behave considerably. - Commonly known as Seonjeongreung. - The area is huge. Good to walk in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Royal Tombs of King Seongjong, Queen Jeonghyeon and King Jungjong. It was fascinating history learning about this royal burial site which is one of many around Seoul. The walk has hills and I recommend walking shoes as it’s gravel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t think it was possible to have such a large place to myself. I visited at around 1830 on a Sunday afternoon. It’s surprising to have such a vast forested area in the center of such a large metropolis. It was a great place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aicalhoun
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I was just there yesterday as it was only a 5 minute walk from my hotel L7 Gangnam. I went for a nature walk and absolutely loved it. It's easy to walk and there are plenty of benches around for those who want to take...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Of course it s an Historical site With the Tombs of King and Queen But it s a nice park really inside Gangnam area So it s perfect to breath and relax Love it

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Only 1000w to enter and it is a nice area to walk around but there is very little information in English about the tombs and the kings and queens that are buried here. There are toilets on site but not other facilities inside. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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