"Gongju" Kongju by iwys

Kongju Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 41 photos

The Capital of the Baekje Kingdom

Gongju was the capital of the Baekje kingdom from 475 to 538. There are more than a dozen royal tombs here, including the tomb of King Muryeong.

Gongju's more recent claim to fame is that it is the hometown of Park Se-ri, the first of the Korean women golfers to find international success. There is already a statue of her in front of the high school she attended.

  • Last visit to Kongju: Nov 2005
  • Intro Updated May 6, 2007
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    Jun 28, 2008 at 5:52 AM

    Found my way to Kongju a couple weekends ago. Nice quiet historic area!

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