It is quick stop to cover the tomb and the capstone carved with dragons is supported by tortoise. The grass covered mound is typical for the era of King Muyeol and there are a bunch of these spread in the vicinity of this attraction.
There is an almost infinite array of tombs around Gyeongju, but what I liked most about this one was the peace. It's quite scenic - as you arrive, the view across the road from the tiny parking area is quite beautiful. Lots of trees and sculpted hedges around; much fewer tourists than the main attractions. I enjoyed a short walk... 更多
All around you will see royal tombs. Big looks like small hill that I didn't realized they're the tombs we are going to see! Inside the Royal Tomb, the view is beautiful as it has a lot of trees with pond and grass all around.
We visited a lot of royal tombs during our trip. The guides said Koreans of that era belived in mountain spirits which might explain why the burial mounds were so high and resembled mountains. We saw an excavation at another location which indicated a small wooden house like structure covered with rock and dirt to make the mound.