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Seokneung Royal Tomb

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Seokneung Royal Tomb

Seokneung Royal Tomb

Seokneung Royal Tomb

This is the tomb of King Huijong, the 21st king of Goryeo dynasty. Huijong was crowned to the king in 1204 by the full support of Choi Chungheon, actual ruler and chief of military power.

Huijong was dethroned 1211 and banished to Gyodong islet of Ganghwa and passed away there in 1237.Mound of the tomb and its subsidiary figures were destroyed, and Ganghwa county mended it in 1974 and preserved to date.