Tomb of King Kongmin, Kaesong

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The 14th century Tomb of King Kongmin survived a Japanese attack and serves as a witness to a royal love story. When the queen died, the king ordered construction of the tombs next to one another, with a passage between in order for their spirits to be together. While climbing the steps, take time to absorb the mountain scenery. The road leading to the tomb has statues of Confucius and civil officials. Around the tomb you'll notice statues of tigers and sheep, which symbolize fierceness and gentleness, respectively. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Kaesong holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tomb of King Kongmin and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Beautiful place, overlooking the mountains. A place that exclusively emits history and distant past, and is attached to the first royal genus United Korea. Certainly worth visiting, alone to get out in the beautiful scenery and experience a different tourist attraction than the classic ' modern ' attractions in the cities. Be careful of steep stairs and regular heat in the summer months. Bring water:)
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  • Stand with us on the program and it is a very nice place. Unfortunately, you can't see the bones (only for a fee of 1300€). Appropriate interest groups are invited to pay for this.
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  • Justin's mom gave me the best night of my life last night. We tried a bunch of new stuff. Stuff I didnt know was possible or real. She did things to me I will never forget. But I made her do the walk of shame because...I don't do drama... I do-da-moma.. Also Justin...Leave'embritchesalone.
  • It was very pretty indeed. I think it is deserving of UNESCO protection but the one problem was other tourists barging into me. But that happens everywhere so I'm leaving 5 stars for the wonderful trip.
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