Introduction

Jeongneung Royal Tomb is the tomb of Queen Sindeok, the second wife of King Taejo (1392-1398), founder of the Joseon dynasty (1392-1910). However, this tomb was not well-maintained in contrast to other royal tombs because of a power struggle. The queen had two sons, one of whom was chosen by King Taejo as the crown prince and his successor to the throne. The queen met a sudden death due to health complications, and shortly after, both her sons were killed by King Taejo and Queen Sinui's fifth son Yi Bang-won's strike to win over the throne. After Yi Bang-won rose to throne as King Taejong, he relocated Queen Sindeok's tomb to outside of the city walls.

 

Address: 

116, Arirang-ro 19-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

Mondays

 

 

Homepage: 

royaltombs.cha.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Not available

 

 

Transportation

 

[Bus]

Sungshin Women's University Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 6.
Take Bus No. 1012, 1014, or 1212 and get off at Arirang Market Bus Stop.
Walk for approx. 5-10 min.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Admission Fees: 

[General admission]
Individuals: Adults 1,000 won / Children & Teenagers 500 won
Groups: Adults 800 won / Children & Teenagers 400 won

* Groups: 10 or more people
* Adults (ages 19-64) / Children & Teenagers (ages 7-18)
* Children ages 6 & under and senior citizens ages 65 & over may enter free of charge. ID must be presented at the ticket box.

[Other passes]
Hourly pass: 30,000 won
* Viewing hours 12:00-13:00
* Valid for 1 year

Lunch pass: 3,000 won
* Viewing hours12:00-14:00 (last admission is at 13:00)
* Limited to 10 times

Monthly pass: 10,000 won
* Visitors may enter freely within operating hours

* Valid for 1 month

[Free entry]
* All visitors on the last Wednesday of each month (Culture Day).
* Visitors wearing hanbok.

 

Available Facilities: 

Convenience store, drinking fountain, rest area, etc.

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

Interpretation Services Offered: 

Not available

 

tel: +82-2-914-5133

zipcode: 02813

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infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-914-5133

usetime: February-May, September-October 06:00-18:00
June-August 06:00-18:30
November-January 06:30-17:30
* Last admission 1 hour before closing

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