Muryeong Royal Tomb – Is the 7th tomb, and it is the resting place for Baekje’s 25th King Mu-Ryeong and his Queen


Muryeong Royal Tomb

Muryeong Royal Tomb

The Tomb of King Muryeong, also known as Songsan-ri Tomb No. 7, is the ancient tumulus of King Muryeong, who ruled Baekje Kingdom from 501 to 523, and his queen.

The rarity of intact Baekje tombs makes this one of the major archaeological discoveries in Korea and a crucial source for the understanding of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms.

Muryeong Royal Tomb

Muryeong Royal Tomb

The tomb is located in present-day Gongju in Chunchoengnam-do, South Korea. It is Korean Historic Site No. 13. King Muryeong’s Tomb is also registered on the South Korean government’s tentative list of World Heritage Sites.