On May 1st SNS influential party of 20 people from 9 different countries living in Korea visited the royal tombs of Joseon Dynasty, Seonjeongneung. The 2016 UNESCO World Heritage Site tour program was conducted for foreigners on order to to increase understanding of various UNESCO sites in Korea.
The party visited Royal Tombs of Seonjeongneung. Seonjeongneung houses the burial mounds of King Seongjong (1469-1494) and his wife Queen Jeonghyeon of the Joseon Dynasty. The tombs face each other in between a pavilion where King Seongjong’s tomb faces the west and the queen’s faces the east.
Historic Site No. 199, Seonjeongneung has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009 is located at the center of Seoul, Gangnam.