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Daereungwon

9 Gaerim-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38165, South Korea
+82 54-772-6317
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Serene and beautiful park of the ancient tombs

This is one of the must go place in Gyeongju. Literally old tombs were found almost everywhere... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
HaruKenchiru
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
via mobile
Unusual and Interesting

These are rather unusual, large, grass-covered burial chambers from the Silla Dynasty. They are... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
gyanfernando
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 Gaerim-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38165, South Korea
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+82 54-772-6317

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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of the must go place in Gyeongju. Literally old tombs were found almost everywhere around Gyeongju and Daereungwon was actually a fenced up park with multiple tombs inside. The centre piece of the park was obviously the Cheonmachong Tomb located inside this...More

1  Thank HaruKenchiru
Reviewed 9 November 2016

These are rather unusual, large, grass-covered burial chambers from the Silla Dynasty. They are easy to visit if in Gyeongju and are in a park. Entrance is free. You can actually go into one and see the artefacts and the internal structure. The park itself...More

Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We ended up in Gyeongju because it was historically significant as the Silla Dynasty capital. Since this site is the only gathering of tombs where you can actually visit one, it is a must do. The park itself is relatively small, some of the tumuli...More

Thank Ellen_and_Pedro
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This huge park full of Shilla royal tombs is a great way to spend an afternoon, especially after exploring Gyeongju historic park. The tombs are immaculately kept (much like the rest of Gyeongju's historic park), and the park has one open tomb on display so...More

Thank nurtleturtle
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Daereungwon is located nearby to Cheomseongdae Observatory (took around 5 mins walk to arrive Daereungwon entrance) and it admission fee is 3000 won per adult. The park can be covered in less than one hour if your are not taking long break. I went there...More

Thank Akmal92
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Daereungwon is a huge park with a collection of tumuli that are actually tombs of Kings during the Shilla dynasty. The park is very relaxing, despite behing located in the middle of the city of Gyeongju. Each individual tumulus structure isn't all that impressive, but...More

1  Thank kimahrikku
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The park is now part of a complex of 23 mounds. Once, people were allowed to build houses around the tombs (ignorance as to what the mounds are ???), but they have all been cleared away now. The park is very pleasant and the history...More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 19 May 2016

An interesting Photogenic place with all the Tumuli. We started out visit going into Cheonmachong (one of the biggest) where we saw replicas of the original items found (Originals in the National Museum). Also saw as Altar outside Hwangnamdaechong

Thank phshanks
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is the site of several royal tombs. 23 tombs are in this area. We visited on a Sunday and many people were enjoying the cherry blossoms and the weather. You can visit Cheonmachong Tomb. One of our highlights was not the tomb but seeing...More

Thank rvhenry
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Park has many of different trees and are very green,there are many of ancient tombs,Kings and nobles of Silla kingdom, it is very special place, to see the huge hills over graves.

Thank Michael L
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