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Tomb of General Kim Yu Shin

44-7, Chunghyo 2-gil, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38058, South Korea
+82 54-749-6713
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Interesting but a bit out of the way

General Kim is a pivotal figure in Korean history, being instrumental in leading the Silla army to... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Jacob S
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A Nice Hike

We woke early on a Sunday and hiked up here to see the tomb. The walk was great and being early... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
bLiselotte
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Palatine, Illinois
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26 Jun 2016
“A Nice Hike”
7 May 2017
“Interesting but a bit out of the way”
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44-7, Chunghyo 2-gil, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38058, South Korea
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+82 54-749-6713

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

General Kim is a pivotal figure in Korean history, being instrumental in leading the Silla army to unite Korea. Consequently his tomb is a little more ornate than some of the others in Gyeongju. However, it is a bit further out from the centre of...More

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We woke early on a Sunday and hiked up here to see the tomb. The walk was great and being early meant we didn't pay a fee. The unique bit is the fencing and the Zodiac tablets around the tomb. This general was a important...More

Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A very well done exhibit of the tomb as it was excavated. The stones covering the crypt are in place as is the clay covering the stones.

Thank John H
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Not worth it except that one enter the tomb to see bones.A few artifacts but most are in the main museum.

Thank kits0u
Reviewed 4 November 2015

the tomb itself is a quick peek at history. So quick that most of the magic is lost. But access to it is easy, so it's worth seeing.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 14 September 2014

we found this monument in gyeongju quite interesting. i m wondering how come there not many explanation in english.it's a pity cos many travellers would love to know more about it

3  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Whilst the history of general Kim Yushin is very interesting given his influence during the Silla era, his tomb is yet another of those grass mounds that make up the park complex. You cannot go in but you will recognise its importance by the stone...More

Thank elsiek
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Excellent view of how the tombs were constructed and what they found when they did the excavation. Since there are many tombs, this is the only one you can go inside to satisfy your curiosity.

Thank Jo Ann P
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I have to confess my ignorance about General Kim Yushin until I reached the city. He was very important in Korean History in that he led the Korean unification in the 7th century, and then kicked out Chinese allies. For his contribution, his tomb was...More

1  Thank abuben
Reviewed 21 June 2013

The are is simple. The tomb is easy to find. After taking a few pictures, you can go to your next destination already.

Thank 1step_1kmilejourney
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