Historic Remains

UNESCO World Heritage Seosamneung / Seooreung royal tombs

Tombs for Kings of Joseon including Seooreung and Seosamneung are recognized their value as the world's cultural heritage base on their Confucian and geomantic tradition of unique structure and landscape architect style. They are registered as UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage on June 26, 2009.

Seooreung Royal Tombs

Seooreung Royal Tombs

Seooreung is a name of five tombs of Joseon Kings' era such as Gyeongneung, Changneung, Ingneung, Myeongneung, and Hongneung. Besides these 5 tombs, there is a tomb of Sunchangwon, Sunhoe crown prince who was an oldest son of King Myeongjong and the first 'Won' of Joseon's era. There is also Daebinmyo of Huibin Jang who left many historical anecdotes through pursuing questions from King Sukjong. Seooreung has the second largest area after Donggureung and it is the family tomb of Joseon kings' family. It is located on the local street that connects to Galhyeon-dong, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul to Goyang City Hall.


334-92, Seooreung-ro, Deogyang-gu (Yongdu-dong san475-95)

Public transport
  • Subway

    Nokbeon Station(Line 3), exit 4. In the direction of Eunpyeong-gu Office → 9701 Express city bus, 702 Intra-city

  • Bus

    Gusan Station(Line 6), exit 1 → 9701 Express city bus

  • Bus

    702 Intra-city Bus(Direction of Seooreung Royal Tomb entrance), 9701 Express city bus

date of final modification : 2019-08-12 10:59:57