History

  • Immortal Grand Monument–Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang

    The Arch of Triumph is located at the foot of Moran Hill in the capital city Pyongyang. It was erected to hand down the immortal exploits of the great leader Kim Il Sung

  • Koguryo – The First Feudal State of Korea

    Koguryo is the first feudal state of Korea which existed between 277 B.C. and A.D. 668. Researcher Hwang Kum Sok at the History Institute of the Academy of Social Sciences…

  • Kang Kam Chan and “Great Victory in Kuju”

    Kang Kam Chan was a general of the Koryo Dynasty which existed between 918 and 1392. From his childhood he was fond of study, resourceful, honest and simple and had…

  • Komunmoru Site

    Komunmoru Site is the cave relics belonging to the former term of the Palaeolithic Age. It is the earliest of the relics of the Palaeolithic Age which have been so…

  • Kabo Peasants’ War

    The Kabo Peasants’ War was a nationwide peasants’ war in 1894, the Year of the Horse. Jong Un Myong, Researcher of the History Institute of the Academy of Social Sciences,…

  • 60 Years Devoted to Creation of Sculptures

    At the Mansudae Art Studio, a well-known fine art producer of Korea, there is Kim Il Sung Prize Winner, Kim Jong Il Prize Winner and People’s Artist Ryu Ha Ryul who has been devoting his all to creation of sculptures for 60 years.

  • Metal Workmanship of Koguryo

    Metal workmanship was highly developed in Koguryo which was the first feudal state that existed in the Korean history between 277 BC and AD 668. The “Transfixed Gilt-Bronze Decoration of…

  • Mausoleum of King Tangun

    Tangun is the father of the Korean nation who founded Ancient Joson, the first state in the Korean history. The Mausoleum of King Tangun is in Kangdong County of Pyongyang…

  • Bell of the Yonbok Temple

    The bell of the Yonbok Temple, one of the five famous bells of Korea, was cast in 1346. It is hanging in the Nam Gate, the old castle gate in…

  • Realist Jong Yak Yong in the 19th Century

    The ideas of the Silhak school are a patriotic and progressive ideological trend which was formed in Korea in the mid-17th century and existed until the mid-19th century. The scholars…

  • “Hunminjongum”, Treasure of the Korean Nation

    “Hunminjongum”, a unique ancient alphabet of the Korean nation, was invented by famous scholars in 1444 under the direct involvement of Sejong, the 4th King of the Joson Feudal Dynasty….

  • Jotae, National Musical Instrument

    Jotae, which is believed to be made in the period of the Three Kingdoms (early 3rd century B.C.-middle 7th century A.D.), is a national wind instrument of Korea. Jotae is…

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