Introduction

Designated as Historic Site No. 201, Taereung & Gangneung Royal Tombs is comprised of two tombs. Taereung Royal Tomb houses the burial mound of Queen Munjeong who was the second queen of King Jungjong, the 11th King of the Joseon dynasty, and Gangneung Royal Tomb houses the burial mounds of King Myeongjong, the 13th King of Joseon dynasty, and Queen Insunwanghu. King Myeongjong ascended the throne after his elder brother, King Injong when he was twelve years old at Geunjeongjeon Hall in Gyeongbokgung Palace in 1545. The king’s mother, Queen Munjeong ruled behind the scenes, acting as guardian for eight years.

 

Address: 

681, Hwarang-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

Mondays

 

 

Homepage: 

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

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Available

 

 

Transportation

 

[Subway + Bus]
Seokgye Station (Seoul Subway Line 1 and 6), Exit 6.
- Take bus 1155 , 1156 or 73
- Get off at Taereung Gangneung

Hwarangdae Station (Seoul Subway Line 6), Exit 1.
- Take bus 202, 1155, 1156, 73 or 82.
-  Get aff at Taereung Gangneung

Taereung Station (Seoul Subway Line 6 and 7), Exit 7.
- Take bus 202, 1155, 1156, 73 or 82.
- Get off at Taereung Gangneung

 

 

Additional Info

 

Admission Fees: 

[International visitors]
Adults (ages 19-64): Individual 1,000 won / Group (10 people or more): 800 won
Children (ages 7-19): Individual 500 won / Group (10 people or more): 400 won

* Following people can enter free of charge, only accountable with appropriate ID presented.
- Students under age 24 (Korean citizens only)
- People with disabilities
- Infants (age 6 & under) and seniors (age 65 & over)
- Teachers and/or guides on an educational purpose
- Culture day (last Wednesday of the month)

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

Parking Fees: 

Free

 

Interpretation Services Offered: 

Unavailable

 

tel: +82-2-972-0370

zipcode: 01794

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infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-972-0370

usetime: Feb-May & Sep-Oct 09:00-18:00 / Jun-Aug 09:00-18:30 / Nov-Jan 09:00-17:30
* Last admission is 1 hour before closing.
* Gangneung Royal Tomb access restricted.

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