Seonjeongneung Royal Tomb is located in the heart of Seoul in the Gangnam area. Seonjeongneung is made up of 2 tomb sites, Seolleung Royal Tomb and Jeongneung Royal Tomb. In June, 2009 all the royal tombs in Korea were added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Seolleung Tomb: Seolleung Tomb holds the bodies of King Seongjong, the 9th King of the Joseon Dynasty and his second wife, Queen Jeonghyeon. The tomb was dug up and the building beside it was burned down during the Imjin War when the Japanese invaded Korea. Over the years there were a few more fires at the tomb. The tomb has been restored back to its original state.
Jeongneung Tomb: Jeongneung is the royal tomb of the King Jungjong, the 11th King of the Joseon Dynasty.
Opening Hours / Admission
March – October: 06:00 am – 21:00 pm
November – February: 06:30 am – 21:00 pm.
Closed on Mondays. Last admission is 1 hour before closing.
1,000 won for adults and 500 won for children.
How to get to Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs Gangnam Seoul:
Take line 2 or the Bundang line to Seolleung station and leave exit 8 and head straight. Follow the map below.
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