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Visits to the Kings - Guidebook Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
Visits to the Kings - Guidebook Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
Visits to the Kings - Guidebook Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
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Product Description
Author: Byeongyu Lee, Cultural Heritage Administration
Publisher: Geo Marketing
188 pages | 230*180mm
w/ Special maps for Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty

Important! Please read before you order!
>>>This book is written in ENGLISH.

About This Book

A Journey Back to the 500 Year History of the Joseon Dynasty
The book on the Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty, sightseeing the mausoleum at a glance with the stereoscopic pictures.  The Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty which is being inspected to be designated the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. A total of 40 the Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty located around the Seoul is recounted in pastel shades paintings in watercolors. The darkish path to the Royal Tombs is reborn as a dignified royal garden and promenade making you feel take a walk, rest and breathe. The book does not miss pansophical explanation on the mausoleum regarding information such as 'geographical distribution, composition, types, values and so on' for more substantial traveling to the Royal Tombs.

Prestigious cultural traveling book, fun and enjoyable
The guide book for Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty, 'Visiting the King', provides not only academical information on the mausoleum, but also fun and interesting stories of the Royal Tombs and behind stories about the Royal Family of Joseon Dynasty. The book add to amusement and zest of airing to the Royal Tombs since the delicate stories of Joseon Dynasty from the writer who majored in Korean history are dissolved in the on-site sketch scripts.

Practical book providing the most required information for traveling to the royal mausoleum
It includes comprehensive information that is needed to make explorations into the royal mausoleum such as transportation, opening/ closing hour, admission fee, parking lot fee and tourist attractions at hand, etc.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Forward
Preface

Chapter 1. Understanding The Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty
Location of the Royal Tombs
Names of the Kings and Queens of Joseon Dynasty
Map of Joseon Royal Tombs
Guide to the Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty
Classification of Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty
Components of Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty

Chapter 2. Tour of The Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty
Western Area
Paju Samneung (Gongneung, Sulleung, Yeongneung)
Jangneung (Gimpo)
Seosamneung (Hyoreung, Huireung, Yereung)
Seooreung (Gyeongneung, Changneung, Myeongneung, Ingneung, Hongneung)
Yungneung , Geolleung

Central Area Jeongneung
Uireung
Taereung , Gangneung
Seolleung , Jeongneung
Heolleung , Illeung

Eastern Area
Donggureung (Geonwolleung, Wolleung, Hwireung, Mongneung, Sureung,
Hyeolleung, Gyeongneung, Hyereung, Sungneung)
Gwangneung
Sareung
Hongneung , Yureung
Yeongneung , Yeongneung
Jangneung (Yeongwol)

Chapter 3. Appendix
Genealogy of Joseon Monarchs
List of Monarchs of Joseon
Commemorative Ceremony Date
Information for visiting the Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty Opening Hours
Admission
Royal Tomb Management Office Information


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