Statue at Huireung Tomb

Seosamneung Tombs (서삼릉) are the names given to the three royal tombs (Huireung, Hyoreung & Yereung) west of Seoul. There are many other tombs at this site and in the surrounding area. The tombs are of Heomyo (deposed queen lady Yun), Hyochangwon, Uiryeongwon,  45 tombs for royal concubines, tombs for princes and princesses and the placenta chambers. These tombs are a short walk from the main Seosamneung site.

Huireung:
This is the royal tomb of Queen Janggyeong, 2nd wife of King Jungjong. She was born in 1491 and in 1515 died 7 days after giving birth to a son who later became King Injong. For pictures and a detailed guide to this tomb at Seosamneung, visit our Huireung tomb page.

Hyoreung:
This is the royal tomb of King Injong, the 12th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty and Queen Inseong. King Injong was born in 1515 and passed away in 1545. Queen Inseong was born in 1514 and passed away in 1577. King Injong was the shortest reigning king of the Joseon Dynasty. He served as king for only nine months. For pictures and a detailed guide to this tomb at Seosamneung, visit our Hyoreung tomb page.

Yereung:
This is the royal tomb of King Cheoljong, the 25th monarch and Queen Cheorin. King Cheoljong was born in 1831 and died in 1863. Queen Cheorin was born in 1837 and passed away in 1878. Cheoljong became King after King Honjong died without an hier. For pictures and a detailed guide to this tomb at Seosamneung, visit our Yereung tomb page.

Opening Hours / Admission:

March to October: 9am ~ 6:30pm
November to February: 9am ~ 5:30pm
Tickets stop going on sale 1 hour before closing time.
Closed on Mondays.

Admission:

1,000 won for adults (19 to 64)
500 won for youth (7 to 18)

How to get to Seosamneung Tomb:

Take line 3 to Samsong Station and leave exit 5. Take bus number 41 and get off at Seosamneung Entrance (서삼릉입구). Walk straight for 5 minutes and you will see the ticket area.


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