"Gong-ju, Old History City" Kongju by jckim

Kongju Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 41 photos

Gongju was formerly named Ungjin and was the capital of Baekje Dynasty from AD 475 to 538,
King Moonju, the 22nd king of Baekje, moved its capital from Wirye to Ungjin.
during a period when Baekje was under threat from Goguryeo.
As a result, the previous capital of Hanseong (modern-day Seoul) having been overrun.
In 538, King Seong moved the capital to Sabi (in modern-day Buyeo County).

Gong-ju is the family vacation destination, with an abundance of ancient artifacts and relics.
In addition to the clear waters of the Geum-gang river which crosses throuth the heart of the city including Mt, Gyeryong-san.

Gono-ju Gongsan-seong ( Fortress )

Songsan-ri Ancient Tumulus

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