History

  • Five–storeyed Pagoda at Pulil Temple

    The five-storeyed pagoda at the Pulil Temple is a stone tower, located in Pangjikdong, Kaesong City. Built during the time of Koryo dynasty (918– 1392), it (without its head) is 7.94 metres high.

  • Who Started the Korean War?

    Article showing the true intentions of Americans associated with the outbreak of the Korean War.

  • Phyohun Temple

    The Phyohun Temple is located in Naegumgang-ri, Kumgang County, Kangwon Province. It is known as one of the four renowned temples in Mt. Kumgang along with Jangan, Singye and Yujom temples.

  • World’s First Metal Type

    The first metal type of the world belongs to the creation of the Korean nation. It is associated with the history and culture of Koryo, the first unified state of Korea. Article by Ri Yong Sik, PhD in History.

  • Kimchi, One of World’s Five Health Foods

    Kimchi is one of the national dishes of Korea, which is tasty, nutritious and appetizing. Every Korean enjoys it. From olden times, Koreans never missed kimchi in the menu, even when rare dishes were prepared.

  • Have You Ever Tasted Koryo Liquor?

    Many people in the world who are fond of drinking and who say they are specialists in alcoholic beverage often ask this question one another.

  • Historical Roots of the Workers’ Party of Korea

    An article by Ro Myong Sim October 17 this year is the 90th birthday of the Down-with-Imperialism Union (DIU). The DIU was formed with the young communists of the new…

  • Chilsong Gate

    Chilsong Gate [Chilsongmun, 칠성문], the name of which bears the meaning of northern gate located towards the Great Bear, is situated in Pyongyang. From olden times it was called “Gate to Happiness.”

  • Fatherland Liberation War Martys Cemetery

    Fatherland Liberation War Martys Cemetery was built on July 25, 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of victory in the Fatherland Liberation War.

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