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Quiet spot on Sunday afternoon

I didn’t think it was possible to have such a large place to myself. I visited at around 1830 on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andy C
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Nice walk during a cold afternoon in Cherry blossom

It's a relaxing and beautiful area. Just enough in size to cover in a hour. Tombs are well... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Niklas S
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1, Seolleung-ro 100-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06153, South Korea
Samseongdong / COEX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t think it was possible to have such a large place to myself. I visited at around 1830 on a Sunday afternoon. It’s surprising to have such a vast forested area in the center of such a large metropolis. It was a great place...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I was just there yesterday as it was only a 5 minute walk from my hotel L7 Gangnam. I went for a nature walk and absolutely loved it. It's easy to walk and there are plenty of benches around for those who want to take...More

1  Thank shate
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Of course it s an Historical site With the Tombs of King and Queen But it s a nice park really inside Gangnam area So it s perfect to breath and relax Love it

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Only 1000w to enter and it is a nice area to walk around but there is very little information in English about the tombs and the kings and queens that are buried here. There are toilets on site but not other facilities inside. Plenty of...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is a UNESCO site that is a bargain for the W1,000 you pay to gain entry. A breath of fresh air and green space in the gleaming, sterile district of Gangnam, it's a good place to catch a mix of history and nature amidst...More

2  Thank DantesCaulfieldGatz
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

It's a relaxing and beautiful area. Just enough in size to cover in a hour. Tombs are well preserved and the shirnes pretty and well restored. Nice haven in the middle of Gagnam-gu

Thank Niklas S
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great visit for about USD $1 or W1,000 takes about an hour, light walking great for meditating not very busy I went on Sunday light tourist and local public. Grate to buy a drink or coffe before coming into the park, food is not allowed....More

Thank Erika B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Located about a 15 minute walk from the COEX convention center, this UNESCO site is easily toured on your own, and a nice oasis in the middle of the city. Only 1000 won ($1 US approx) to enter, you're provided a map with walking paths...More

Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

On our last day, we visited this unique World Unesco Heritage Site about 20minutes walk from COEX. This site consists of three tombs of two emperors and an empress from the Joseon dynasty. This site is unlike the relatively inaccessible Qing tombs near Beijing: you...More

Thank YP C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My family wanted to visit the main Gangnam district at night and we had some time to burn. We looked up some areas to visit near Gangnam station and this popped up. One station away from Gangnam station, get off at Seollong station. A few...More

1  Thank Shai N
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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by
Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important
business exhibitions and meetings are held. The
enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a
myriad of things to do and see, including a large
aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and
zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is
one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or
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