A Walk Among the Graves

Korea’s Cemetery Tour

LIMITED TIME: April and May Only

Join us to respectfully explore Korea’s folklore of funerals, tombs, and the afterlife as we hike through a vast mountain cemetery.

This light hiking tour goes through the Korean countryside, exploring sites and culture rarely seen by travellers.

This is a seasonal tour, available only through April and May.

  • Meet at Samsong Station to travel to the cemetery just outside of town
  • Respectfully explore an old yet active cemetery
  • Learn how Korean traditions focus on ancestors
  • Find out folklore surrounding the dead
  • Optional: Toast over some Korean fried chicken and beer before heading back

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Please wear comfortable shoes or boots for light hiking. The tour takes place outdoors, so dress for the season and the weather.


Your Guide Shawn showing off graves on The Dark Side of Seoul Podcast