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  • Pohyon Temple of Mt. Myohyang 
    2022-09-20 
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    Pohyon Temple of Mt. Myohyang Pohyon Temple in Mt. Myohyang, Hyangsan County, North Phyongan Province, dates back to Koryo (918-1392). It was built in the year 1042 and rebuilt in the year 1765. There is a room to preserve "the 80 000 Blocks of the Complete Collection of Buddhist Scri... 
  • Seven-storied Pagoda at Hongbok Temple 
    2022-09-13 
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    Seven-storied Pagoda at Hongbok Temple There is the seven-storied pagoda of Hongbok Temple at the site of Hongbok Temple in Phyongchon District, Pyongyang. Once it moved to the front of the Taedong Gate and then near Ulmil Pavilion. It is now at Ryonghwa Temple in Kaeson-Dong, Moranbong Distric... 
  • New Remains of the Bronze Age Unearthed 
    2022-09-08 
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    New Remains of the Bronze Age Unearthed The officials and researchers in the field of national legacies preservation including the archeological institute of the Academy of Social Sciences, the Rason City Management Office for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Rason City Folklore Muse... 
  • Chusok 
    2022-09-06 
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    Chusok 15th day of the eighth lunar month is called Chusok in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. It is a national holiday during which people make full preparations for harvesting the year’s grains and celebrate a good harvest. It has been long celebrated as the greates... 
  • Ever-appealing Attraction of Chima and Jogori, National Dress of Korea 
    2022-09-02 
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    Ever-appealing Attraction of Chima and Jogori, National Dress of Korea Korean women have created, carried forward and developed their unique national dress, chima and jogori to suit their soft feelings throughout the middle, modern and present ages. Chima and jogori dear to their hearts play... 
  • Fermented Soy Bean Good for Health 
    2022-08-22 
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    Fermented Soy Bean Good for Health Korea is the home of soy bean. The Korean people began to ferment soy bean from 2 000 years ago. The foodstuffs made of fermented bean (natto) have been widely known since long ago not only in Korea, but also in Asia and the world. The Koreans fermented s... 
  • Piro Peak, Highest Peak of Mt. Kumgang 
    2022-08-19 
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    Piro Peak, Highest Peak of Mt. Kumgang Piro Peak is situated between Naekumgang-ri, Kumgang County and Onjong-ri, Kosong County, Kangwon Province. It is 1 693 metres above the sea. It is the highest peak of world-famous Mt. Kumgang and one of the main peaks of the Thaebaek range. On top of t... 
  • Janggo-Percussion Instrument Pertaining to Korean Nation 
    2022-08-09 
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    Janggo-Percussion Instrument Pertaining to Korean Nation Among the national instruments of Korea with a history spanning thousands of years is Janggo, a peculiar percussion instrument. Janggo dates back to the period of Koguryo (B.C. 277-668.) It was composed of waist part connected one reso... 
  • Mausoleum of 25th King of Koryo Discovered 
    2022-08-01 
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    Mausoleum of 25th King of Koryo Discovered The Archaeological Institute of the Academy of Social Sciences, the Korea National Inheritance Preservation House of the National Legacies Protection Bureau in the Ministry of Culture and the History Department of Songdo University of Education conduct... 
  • Koryo Songgyungwan University 
    2022-07-25 
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    Koryo Songgyungwan University Koryo Songgyungwan University located in Songgyungwan-dong, Kaesong, was the highest educational establishment of feudal state in Koryo and feudal Joson dynasty. Koryo built Taemyong Palace as a royal villa in Kaegyong (Kaesong at present), the capital city, in th... 
  • Sinsollo, Traditional Dish of Korean Nation 
    2022-07-20 
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    Sinsollo, Traditional Dish of Korean Nation Sinsollo is one of Korean traditional dishes. It consists of many precious food materials. Its recipe is unique. It is of high nutritive value and tastes good. So it has been called “Yolgujathang”(a soup pleasing mouth for its good ta... 
  • Manwoltae in Kaesong 
    2022-07-13 
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    Manwoltae in Kaesong Manwoltae is the site of the royal palace of Koryo in Songak-dong, Kaesong city. 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 transfer of the ... 
  • Kayagum, National Instrument of Korea 
    2022-07-04 
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    Kayagum, National Instrument of Korea Kayagum is one of the national instruments pertaining to the Korean nation. It takes its name from Kagya (a feudal state existed in Korea from the mid-first century to the mid-sixth century). A talented musician called U Ruk invented and made it at the beg... 
  • Water Clock and Sundial 
    2022-06-27 
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    Water Clock and Sundial The water clock was firstly made and used in the period of the Three States. The automatic water clock, an updated type of the water clock, dated back to the era of King Sejong of feudal Joson dynasty (the period of his reign 1419-1450). In 1536, a century after that, ... 
  • Kimchi-Pride of Korea 
    2022-06-22 
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    Kimchi-Pride of Korea Kimchi (pickled vegetables) is one of the most special national dishes of the Korean people. It is a fermented food mixed with cabbage, radish and other vegetables and edible herbs of varieties and spices. It has a taste and scent all of its own as well as various ... 
  • Kaesong Namdae Gate 
    2022-06-20 
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    Kaesong Namdae Gate Kaesong Namdae Gate is the old gate of a castle in Pukan-dong, Kaesong City. It was built between1391 and1393 and repaired in 1899. It was destroyed during the Fatherland Liberation War, but it was restored to the original state in 1954. It consists of the granite embankm... 
  • Mausoleum of King Tongmyong 
    2022-06-14 
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    Mausoleum of King Tongmyong The Mausoleum of King Tongmyong is located in Ryongsan-ri, Ryokpho District, Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. It is the graveyard of King Tongmyong(Kojumong), founding father of Koguryo (B.C.227-A.D. 668), the fir... 
  • “Koryo Sillok” 
    2022-06-10 
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    “Koryo Sillok” “Koryo Sillok”(Chronicles of Koryo) is a book giving historical facts of 474 years of Koryo in diarial way. It is recorded in order of date of the facts around the King. It consists of true records of 34 kings of the Koryo Dynasty such as “Chronicl... 
  • First Nation in The World to Invent Metal Type 
    2022-06-10 
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    First Nation in The World to Invent Metal Type The Korean nation invented and used metal type, the first of its kind, in the world, greatly contributing to the development of world publishing and printing technology. The Koryo metal printing types, found in a place about 300 meters away westwa... 
  • Monument to the Great Victory in Pukgwan 
    2022-05-30 
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    Monument to the Great Victory in Pukgwan The Monument to the Great Victory in the Pukgwan has been built up commemorating the victory of Jong Mun Bu volunteer army that annihilated the Japanese aggressors in the areas of Hamgyong Province of Korea during the Imjin Patriotic War (1592-1598) ... 
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