Yereung Tomb

Shrine at Yereung Tomb

Yereung Tomb is located at Seosamneung tomb cluster. Yereung tomb is the twin tomb of King Cheoljong and Queen Cheorin. King Cheoljong was born in 1831 and died in Changdeokgung Palace in 1863. Queen Cheorin was born in 1837 and died in 1878 in Changgyeong-gung Palace.

King Cheoljong was a great-grandson of Crown Prince Sado and ascended to the throne when King Heongjong died without an heir. When King Heongjong died the Queen Grandmother (Queen Sunwon) called Cheoljong , who was living on the island of Ganghwado, to be the next King. He became King at 18 years old and at the beginning of his reign the Queen Grandmother ruled on his behalf. During his reign he was not able to properly run the government due to influence from the Queen Grandmother and her family.

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.


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

How to get to Yereung 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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Visit the other tombs located at Seosamneung Tomb Cluster.