Seoul, South Korea


Heonilleung is a cluster of Joseon Dynasty royal tombs, made up of two tombs in Seocho-gu, Seoul. This is where Taejong of Joseon and Sunjo of Joseon are entombed, along with their queens.

Heolleung is made up of twin mounds, the king was entombed in the left one, while the queen in the right one. The two mounds are connected by railings. Illeung consists of one mound only, that houses both the king and the queen. King Sunjo was originally buried in Jangneung in Paju but his tomb was moved to the current location in 1856 due to auspicious reasons of geomancy.

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