Fortress in Gongju


This stunning hilltop fortress is a reminder of a time when Gongju (then called Ungjin) was Baekje’s capital. After entering through the grand stone Geumseoru West Gate, you can walk along the fortress' perimeter an…
Museum in Gongju

Gongju National Museum

This excellent museum exhibits treasures discovered in the tomb of King Muryeong, including the distinctive gold diadem ornaments that you’ll see images of all over Gongju. While only a few hundred of the 2906 tomb …
Temple in Gongju


Magok-sa has had its buildings restored and reconstructed through the years, but unlike most temples, its extant buildings are being allowed to age gracefully, and there are several atmospheric halls, stumpy pagodas…
Archaeological Site in Gongju

Tomb of King Muryeong

The tomb of King Muryeong, the 25th Baekje king, was discovered – miraculously intact and completely by accident – in 1971. The tomb and the six others in the vicinity aren't open to the public. Instead, an on-site …
Museum in Gongju

Ungjin Baekje Historical Museum

At the entrance to the Tomb of King Muryeong, the Ungjin Baekje Historical Museum has historical info and a tourist information centre.