Yunggeolleung Royal Tomb Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do

Yunggeolleung Royal Tomb

Yunggeolleung Royal Tomb

Yunggeolleung tomb is located south of Seoul in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do. At Yunggeolleung site there are two tomb sites, Yungneung and Geolleung.

Yungneung: Yungneung tomb is the joint tomb of King Jangjo (the Crown Prince Sado, 1735-1762) and his wife, Hyegyeonggung. The tomb was originally located in Mt. Baebongsan in Yangju-gun, Gyeonggi-do Province but moved to its current location by his son King Jeongjo in 1789. The Crown Prince Sado was murdered by his father, King Yeongjo after being locked in a small wooden rice chest.

Geolleung: Geolleung tomb holds the bodies of King Jeongjo, 22nd King of the Joseon Dynasty and his wife Queen Hyoui. King Jeongjo wished to be buried beside his father King Jangjo (the Crown Prince Sado).

Opening Hours / Admission

March – October: 09:00 am – 18:30 pm.
November – February: 09:00 am – 17:30 pm.
Closed on Mondays. Last admission is 1 hour before closing time.


1,000 won for adults and 500 won for children.

How to get to Yunggeolleung Royal Tomb Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do:

Take line 1 to Byeongjeom Station. Leave exit 2 and take bus 34, 34-1, 35, 35-1, 44, 46, 50 or 50-1(15 minute ride) and get off at Yunggeolleung (융건릉).

Alternatively, take  line 1 to Suwon Station and leave the main exit. Get bus 46 and get off at Yunggeolleung (융건릉).

View larger map