History

  • Kimchi And Folklore of Korea

    The Korean people have long had kimchi as an ordinary side dish as well as soup and soy sauce and bean paste. This can be known through their practice of preparing a table.

  • Mausoleum of King Wang Kon, Historical Cultural Relic of Korean Nation

    There is the Mausoleum of King Wang Kon in Kaesong City of the DPRK. Wang Kon (877-943) is the founder of Koryo (918-1392), the first unified state in Korean history….

  • Pohyon Temple in Mt. Myohyang

    Mt. Myohyang is one of the six celebrated mountains of Korea. It has the meaning that it is a singular and beautiful mountain giving off fragrance. In the scenic Mt….

  • Tower of the Juche Idea

    Read more about history of the Tower of the Juche Idea, famous building from Pyongyang.

  • Beef Barbeque in Korean Style

    One of dishes typical to the Korean cuisine is barbecue. Especially, seasoned beef grilled over a charcoal fire is known to the world as one of the Korean people‚Äôs three…

  • World’s First Ironclad Warship

    The world’s first ironclad warship is the Turtle Ship of Korea. The Korean ancestors made the Turtle Ship and tested its performance in 1413. In the late 16th century Admiral…

  • World’s First Metal Types

    The Korean nation invented metal types during the Koryo Dynasty that existed between 918 and 1392, greatly developing the publishing. It is proved well by the oldest books printed in…

  • Kabo Reform

    The Kabo Reform is a bourgeois reform which took place in 1894 during the Feudal Joson Dynasty. It is so called because that is the year of Kabo. At that…

  • Sambul Rock of Mt. Kumgang

    The Sambul Rock of Mt. Kumgang is a triangular granite piece with images of Buddha carved on its front, side and back. The rock is 8 metres high and 9…

  • 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…

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