Hongneung Tomb at Seooreung Tombs

Hongneung Tomb at Seooreung tombs

Shrine at Hongneung Tomb

Hongneung tomb is located at the Seeoreung tomb site. Hongneung tomb is made up of the tomb of Queen Jeongseong. Queen Jeongseong was born in 1692 and passed away in 1757. She was the wife of the 21st monarch of the Joseon dynasty, King Yeongjo. Queen Jeongseong was married at age 10 to King Yeongjo who was aged 8. King Yeongjo expressed his gratitude to Queen Jeongseong, saying that she always welcomed him with a smiling face during her entire 43 years of royal residency and was fully devoted to her superiors. Queen Jeongseong died at age 66 in Changdeok Palace, leaving no children.

Hongneung tomb was built in 1757 to hold the body of Queen Jeongseong. The memorial ceremony is held every year on April the 3rd.

Opening Hours / Admission:

March to October: 6am ~ 6:30pm
November to February: 6:30am ~ 4:30pm
Tickets stop going on sale 1 hour before closing time.
Closed on Mondays.


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

How to get to Hongneung Tomb at Seooreung Royal Tombs:

Take line 3 to Nokbeon Station and leave exit 4. Walk straight for about 100 metres and there will be two bus stops on your left. Get on bus 9701 (Red) or Bus 702A (Blue, make sure its is A). Get off at Seooreung Entrance(서오릉입구).
You can also get bus 9701 (Red) from Gusan station line 6 exit 1.
When you get off at the bus stop take the first right and head straight. You will then see the Seooreung Tomb Entrance.

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Visit the other tombs at Seooreung.