Samneung Park
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  • Address: Seolleung Subway Station Line 2, Exit 8, Samseongdong

Samneung Park - Seoul

After passing the entrance walk left around inside the park. This is the most beautiful course. Also try and go there just before sunset as it is the most beautiful with the surrounding buildings in evening light.

Overview

Samneung Park is a Unesco World Heritage site and a royal mausoleum for King Seongjong, the 9th king of the Joseon Dynasty - a quiet retreat in the middle of the busy business district of Samseong.

Samneung Park is a quiet retreat in the middle of the busy business district of Samseong.

Hours: 09:00 ~ 18:00

Closed on Mondays

Admission:

Adults (over 19 years old): 1,000 won (group: 800 won)

Students (7 - 18 years old): 500 won (group: 400 won)

Unesco World Heritage site, housing several Royal Tombs, signifying a person of high power or position. Seolleung is the royal mausoleum for Seongjong, the 9th king of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and his queen, Jeonghyeon.

The queen and king are buried in separate mounds in the same yard. While the tombs were dug up by Japanese soldiers during the Japanese invasion of Korea in 1592, they have been restored to their former glory.

Budget: Budget

  • Affordable

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  • All Ages

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  • Cultural Experience
  • Nature
  • Relaxation
Address: Seolleung Subway Station Line 2, Exit 8 , Seoul Metropolitan City View Larger Map