Kaesong
Kaesong (Gaeseong; [kɛsʰʌŋ]) is a city in North Hwanghae Province, southern North Korea (DPRK), a former Directly-Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Koryo dynasty. The city is near the...
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Geography of North Korea
127°00′E / 40.000°N 127.000°E / 40.000; 127.000North Korea is located in east Asia on the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. North korea shares a border with three countri...
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Korean regional cuisine
Korean regional cuisines (Korean: 향토 음식 (hyangto eumsik), literally "native local foods") are characterized by local specialties and distinctive styles within Korean cuisine. The divisions reflected h...
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Kaesong Industrial Region
The Kaesong Industrial Region (KIR) is a special administrative industrial region of North Korea (DPRK). It was formed in 2002 from part of the Kaesong Directly-Governed City. Its most notable feature...
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Tourism in North Korea
Tourism in North Korea is organized by one of several state-owned tourism bureaus, including Korea International Travel Company (KITC), Korean International Sports Travel Company (KISTC) and Korean In...
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Won Pyong-oh
Won Pyong Oh (born 1926) is a South Korean zoologist, known particularly for his work on Korean birds. He is the son of noted North Korean ornithologist Won Hong-gu (died 1970). He has published app...
Royal Tombs of the Koryo Dynasty
The Royal Tombs of the Koryo Dynasty are a group of tombs of members of the Korean Koryo Dynasty (918-1392).
The royal tombs are scattered around southwestern North Hwanghae Province, with most o...
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Kaesong Station
Kaesong Station is a passenger railway station located in Kaesŏng, North Korea. It is on the Pyongbu Line, which is regarded as a part of the Gyeongui Line in South Korea.
The first station was bu...
Hurung Royal Tomb
The Hurŭng Royal Tomb is a 15th-century mausoleum located in Ryongjong-ri, Kaepung-gun near Kaesong, North Korea. The site consists of two separate burial mounds, which contain the remains of Jongjong...
Kijong-dong
Kijŏngdong, Kijŏng-dong or Kijŏng tong is a village in P'yŏnghwa-ri (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평화리; hancha: 平和里), Kaesong-si, North Korea. It is situated in the North's half of the Korean Demilitarized ...
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Manwoldae
Manwŏldae Palace was the official royal palace of the Goryeo Dynasty. Located in the ancient capital city of Kaesŏng, the palace was completely destroyed during the Red Turbans invasions of Korea duri...
Anhwasa
Anhwa-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mt. Songak in the historic city of Kaesong, North Korea. Once one of the smallest of the many temples in Kaesong, today it is the only one to have survi...
Cherung Royal Tomb
The Cherŭng Royal Tomb is a 15th-century mausoleum located in Chi-dong, Kaepung-gun near Kaesong, North Korea. The site contains the body of Queen Sinui, first wife of Joseon dynasty founder Yi Songgy...
Kaesong Folk Hotel
The Kaesong Folk Hotel is a tourist hotel located in Kaesong, North Korea, which opened in 1989. Housed in 19 traditional hanok-style courtyard houses, many of which date to the Joseon dynasty and ret...
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List of Gyeongsang dishes
This is a list of typical Gyeongsang dishes found in Korean cuisine.
Ahobiryong Mountains
The Ahobiryong Mountains are a mountain range stretching from north to south in central North Korea. The range straddles the border between North Hwanghae and Kangwon provinces. The most famous part o...
Taehungsan Fortress
Taehung Castle is a mountain fortress of the early Goryeo period, located outside Kaesŏng, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. Originally encompassing both Mts. Chŏnma and Songgo, the castle was fir...
K. W. Lee
Kyung Won "K.W." Lee (Korean: 이경원; born 1928) is a Korean-American journalist who became the first Asian immigrant to the United States work for mainstream daily publications in the continental United...
Ryongtongsa
Ryŏngt'ong-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mt. Ogwan in Kaesŏng, North Korea.
Founded by the Chontae Buddhist sect in 1027, the temple is believed to be one of the first of the sect's te...
Tomb of King Wanggon
The Tomb of King Wanggŏn, more correctly known as the Hyŏllŭng Royal Tomb, is a mausoleum located Haesong-ri, Kaepung-gun near Kaesŏng, North Korea. The tomb belongs to the founder of the Goryeo Dynas...
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Kwanumsa (Kaesong)
Kwanŭm-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located within Taehung Castle on Mt. Chonma near Kaesong, North Korea. The site is one of the National Treasures of North Korea. Named after Guanyin, the buddhist...
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Sungyang Academy
Sungyang Hall is a fourteenth-century Confucian academy located on the side of Mt. Janam in Kaesong, North Korea. The hall was constructed in the late fourteenth century for the home of the famously l...
Sonjuk Bridge
Sŏnjuk Bridge is a Koryo-dynasty stone bridge located in Kaesong, North Korea. Built in 1290, it is famous as the place where famed Confucian scholar and statesman Jeong Mong-ju was assassinated, alle...
Tomb of King Kongmin
The Tomb of King Kongmin, more correctly known as the Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb, is a 14th-century mausoleum located in Haeson-ri, Kaepung County just outside of the city of Kaesong, North Korea. It is ...
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List of Jeju dishes
This is a list of typical Jeju dishes found in Korean cuisine.
List of Jeju dishes - Wikipedia
Kumgangsan Tourist Region
The Mount Kumgang Tourist Region is a special administrative region of North Korea. It was established in 2002 to handle South Korean tourist traffic to Mount Kumgang (Diamond Mountain).Since 1998, S...
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Namdaemun (Kaesong)
The Kaesong Namdaemun is the south gate of the old walled city of Kaesong, North Korea. Constructed between 1391 and 1393, it is the only one of the original seven citadel gates to survive mostly int...
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