Inside Korea’s Garden of the Gods

National Geographic Channel - 2015.12.22(Tue) 05:05PM Schedule
 
South Korea possesses forty incredible royal tombs that some say rival the Egyptian pyramids and ancient Chinese burial sites. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, these structures hold the kings and queens from one of the most influential periods in Korean history. These tombs give scientists insights into the rich history of the Joseon Dynasty and shed light on how its ideology shaped much of modern Korean culture. Follow us on a journey of architectural discovery as we uncover the mysteries that make these tombs structural wonders and strong symbols of Korean culture.