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  • King Kwanggaetho 
    2021-11-24 
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    King Kwanggaetho King of Koguryo dynasty Kwanggaetho (374-412) ruled 22 years (391-412). His name is Tamdok, 17th grandson of King Tongmyong. He was appointed to a crown prince in 386. After enthronement in 391, he pushed forward with vigour the policy of southern expansion Koguryo had been ca... 
  • Paduk-Pride of Korean Nation 
    2021-11-22 
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    Paduk-Pride of Korean Nation Paduk or go is one of indoor intellectual physical events derived from about 4 000 years ago. The contest is decided which one of the two players take more spaces while the players each put white or black stone on the paduk board alternatel... 
  • Michon Lake 
    2021-11-18 
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    Michon Lake The Michon Lake is in the Taesong-Dong, Taesong District, Pyongyang. It is between the Jangsu Peak and Jujak Peak of the Mt. Taesong. It is 0.03 ㎢ and the maximum depth is 9 m. It was made during the Koguryo time by excavating the bottom of the valley deeply. It was named after M... 
  • Pothong Gate 
    2021-11-17 
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    Pothong Gate The Pothong Gate is the western gate of the Pyongyang Wall located in the Pothongmun-Dong, Central District, Pyongyang. The gate was set up in mid-6th century in the Koguryo time when the Pyongyang Wall was built. The present gate had undergone many repairs and in 1473 the ... 
  • Ulmil Pavilion 
    2021-11-08 
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    Ulmil Pavilion The Ulmil Pavilion is a 1 500 years-old relic standing in the Inner Wall of the Walled City of Pyongyang of Koguryo time(B.C.277 – A.D.668) a millenium-old strong state in the East in the medieval period. It is associated with many stories of the Pyongyang people&rsquo... 
  • Bell of Pongdok Temple 
    2021-11-01 
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    Bell of Pongdok Temple The bell is in Kyongju , North Kyongsang Province. It was made by Pak Han Mi and other technicians to put it in the Pongdok Temple. It is the largest of all the old bells left in Korea, one of monumental creation of the metalworks in Silla time. It was also called as... 
  • Old Kaesong Wall 
    2021-10-25 
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    Old Kaesong Wall The old Kaesong Wall was the wall of the capital in the Koryo time (918-1392). It includes the present Kaesong with Mt. Songak at the background. It is about 23 km in circumference. It involves the Wang wall, Outer Wall(or Rasong) and Inner Wall (or Panwolsong). The name Kae... 
  • Manwoltae in Kaesong 
    2021-10-20 
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    Manwoltae in Kaesong Manwoltae is the site of the royal palace of the Koryo time. It is in Songak-Dong, Kaesong. Koryo state built the royal palace magnificently and stately in 919. It was the main palace of the Koryo dynasty except for more than 40 years (mid-13th century) of temporary... 
  • Jongdok Temple, Historical Relic of Mt. Paektu 
    2021-10-11 
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    Jongdok Temple, Historical Relic of Mt. Paektu Jongdok Temple is one of the many historical relics in Mt. Paektu evidencing the Korean people’s great worship of Mt. Paektu. The temple had been erected by the Korean people in 1906 near Talmun at the tip of the shore of the Lake Chon. At ... 
  • Chilsong Gate 
    2021-10-04 
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    Chilsong Gate The Chilsong Gate in Moran Hill, Pyongyang is 1500 years-old historical relic. It was first built in the mid-6th century as a northern gate of the Inner Wall of the Pyongyang Wall in the Koguryo time (B.C.277-A.D.668), a millenarian power. It was renewed in the Koryo time (91... 
  • Pyongyang Bell 
    2021-09-27 
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    Pyongyang Bell The Pyongyang Bell is hung in the bell house in Taedongmun-dong, Central District, Pyongyang. A historical record says that it was moved from the loft of the Taedong Gate when northern wall had been built in Pyongyang with a northern commanding post in 1714. The present Pyongya... 
  • Ryongwang Pavilion 
    2021-09-20 
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    Ryongwang Pavilion The Ryongwang Pavilion was built in the mid-6th century of the Koguryo time. In Korea, there are the eight scenic spots of the western area called Kwansophalgyong from of old. The western area includes present Pyongyang, North and South Phyongan provinces and Jagang Provinc... 
  • Koryo Songgyungwan University 
    2021-09-13 
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    Koryo Songgyungwan University The Koryo Songgyungwan University is located in the Songgyungwan -Dong, Kaesong City. It was the highest educational institution of the state during the Koryo and feudal Joson dynasties. The Koryo dynasty built a royal villa called Taemyong Palace in 1047 in Kaegy... 
  • Special Products of Palhae Known in the World 
    2021-09-06 
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    Special Products of Palhae Known in the World Among the cultural heritages showing the wisdom and talent of the Korean nation there are also the material and cultural properties created by the Palhae people. Palhae not only presented its pride as Haedongsongguk (Prosperous country in the... 
  • Water Clock and Sundial 
    2021-08-30 
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    Water Clock and Sundial Water clock is a device for measuring the hour by the amount of water flowing down from an aperture made beneath a vessel. It is known to have been used from B.C., the oldest of its kind in the world. It was first made during the Three Kingdoms Period. The historical ... 
  • Koryo Sillok 
    2021-08-23 
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    Koryo Sillok Koryo Sillok is the diary-style chronicles of first united state Koryo dynasty (918-1392) on the historical facts for 474 years. It records what happened in the appropriate dynasty centering on the king in chronological order. It consists of the individual records of 34 kings&rsqu... 
  • Chronicles of Feudal Joson Dynasty 
    2021-08-18 
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    Chronicles of Feudal Joson Dynasty The Chronicles of Feudal Joson Dynasty is a diaristic records which expounded the 519-year history of the feudal government of 27 successive Kings of the feudal Joson dynasty (1392-1910). The feudal Joson dynasty installed a professional institution for c... 
  • South Gate of Kaesong 
    2021-08-11 
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    South Gate of Kaesong The South Gate of Kaesong is an old gate of the wall standing in Pugan-dong, Kaesong City. It was built in 1391-1393 and repaired in 1899. It had been destroyed during the Fatherland Liberation War and was restored in 1954 as original. It consists in a rectangular... 
  • World’s First Iron-clad Ship 
    2021-08-02 
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    World’s First Iron-clad Ship The turtle ship is the world’s first iron-clad ship made by the Korean nation. The construction of the ship began in 1413 and was completed from 1591 to February 1592 by distinguished patriotic general Ri Sun Sin (1545-1598). The ship made a great c... 
  • Mt. Oga 
    2021-07-28 
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    Mt. Oga Mt. Oga is situated on the boundary between the Hwaphyong County, Jagang Province and the Kim Hyong Jik County, Ryanggang Province. It is as high as 1 227 m above sea level. It has immortal relics showing the traces President Kim Il Sung left when he passed the ridge of Mt. Oga (1 119 ... 
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