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Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong

37, Wangneung-ro, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 32535, South Korea
+82 41-856-3151
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Very interesting visit, particularly the discovery in 1971 of King Muryeongs tomb

As you will come to expect the grounds and artifacts on display are all kept and presented in an... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ianx17489
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Deal, United Kingdom
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Very interesting site if you like History

The park is small and most of the artifacts are replicas, but the replicas are very informative and... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Pedroofluquillo
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Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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37, Wangneung-ro, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 32535, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 8 November 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 26 May 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 10 May 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 18 November 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 16 November 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

1  Thank Ingrid70
Reviewed 14 November 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

Thank scrappying
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I had an enjoyable tour with a tour guide that speaks excellent English. One of the activities will be trying out archery and had enjoyed shooting arrows flying everywhere hahaha

Thank Priscilla W
Reviewed 3 September 2015

During the visit to a national treasure, one can appreciate the wisdom, skill and artistry of ancient architects, masons, carpenters. The tombs were so skilfully and scientifically designed. Artistically scientific and scientifically artistic artefacts during the glorious days of Korean kings kept in remembrance! Recommended...More

Thank Dinah Palmera N
Reviewed 27 April 2015

In this area of Gongju were excavated few ancient tombs, one of them #7 was discovered accidentally ,and there were remnants of King Muryeong of Baekje kingdom,tomb has arched chamber build of black bricks,,.Grave was untouched by thieves,and all objects were as they were put...More

1  Thank Michael L
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