Getting off at Dongnae or Myeongnyun you head East and go along a road with apartments to your left.

I wasn’t sure what I was looking for  since I couldn’t find anything online about it, as with many things in Korea. I saw this hill to the right and decided to go up.

Bokcheongdong Burial Mounds and Museum AND Basement 002It had a great view of Busan.

Bokcheongdong Burial Mounds and Museum AND Basement 011Once at the top, you can go inside the dome and see the burial mounds area. As the sign said:

The Bokcheong-dong No 53, burial dated to middle 5th century AD, is large pit-style grave composed of the main, a later stone chamber type, and the accessory burial, a earlier wood chamber type. Because it was excavated without any disturbance, the No 53 burial showed its complete features with the undisturbed disposition of a large quantity of grave goods. among the wealthy burial goods including ceramic vessels, iron tools and weapons, precious metal earrings and glace beads, the greater part of them is the various types of pottery. the ceramic vessels have, for the most part, relatively simple designs, but some of them are richly decorated or manufactured copying certain objects, such as shoes or lamp. the main body buried with some attendants was suggested to be female from the observation of the grave good association with showed almost no emphasis on the burial of arms and armor. a bulky disposition of pottery imported form Human, the center of Ara-Gaya, makes archaeologists assume that the woman buried in the No 53 grave would be from it.

Bokcheongdong Burial Mounds and Museum AND Basement 013 Bokcheongdong Burial Mounds and Museum AND Basement 016 Bokcheongdong Burial Mounds and Museum AND Basement 018After leaving the park and crossing the street, there are a lot more buildings related to Bokcheongdong. Like I said, I didn’t make it to everything, so here is what I got:

History Hall

Bokcheongdong Burial Mounds and Museum AND Basement 035Where there was a miniature of the area inside

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I can’t wait to go back and do a super easy ‘hike’ to see the rest.

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