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Interesting site and history

After climbing around hundred steps, you have access to this peculiar tomb, whose treasure was... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
Atmospheric sense of place.

The mausoleum of King Kongmin is one of the twelve separate property components of the Historic... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
midway42
,
Minnesota
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Kaesong, North Korea
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

After climbing around hundred steps, you have access to this peculiar tomb, whose treasure was stolen by the Japanese.

2  Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The mausoleum of King Kongmin is one of the twelve separate property components of the Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong. I visited with my posse (two guides and a driver) just after arriving in Kaesong, the day before touring the DMZ. As with most...More

Thank midway42
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

A nice bit of ancient history and nothing about the Kims (which is a welcome relief). Make sure your guide tells you the "Oh My" story

Thank Kerrie J
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

At this place there is no propaganda and nothing about any of the Kims and that alone makes it worthwhile. It is a peaceful well presented sight

Thank Dennis J
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Nice place with beautiful natural surroundings. A good guide will tell you about the history of the tombs.

Thank Ariko1
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

really beautiful location and peaceful, make sure you ask the guide to tell you the story. its a short walk to the top that everyone should be able to do unless in a wheelchair. great view.

Thank d_taddei
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

There is a long stairway to climb, but it is worth it It's amazing to think that this site date back to 1365. It's sad that the tomb's relics were lost in 1905 when the tomb chamber was blasted opened with dynamite and looted by...More

Thank Roger T
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

My son and I visited these tombs on the return journey from the DMZ. We found the drive up to the tombs relaxing with great views of farm life and beautiful mountain scenery. Look out on the left hand side for a few similar tombs...More

2  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

A pleasant short walk in a very scenic location brings you to the twin burial mounds of King Kongmin and his consort. All parts of the site are very accessible.

Thank AlchemyRider
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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

It was nice during our tour to spend some time in nature and admire these tombs... Located at the top of a hill, and UNESCO listed...

Thank mahme
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