National Treasures of North Korea
Designated national treasures of North Korea are tangible artifacts, sites, and buildings deemed to have significant historical or artistic value.
National Treasures of North Korea - Wikipedia
Pyohunsa
P'yohun-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mount Kumgang, North Korea. Founded in the 7th century under the kingdom of Silla, it is the only one of Mount Kumgang's four great temples to have su...
Kyongam Pavilion
Kyongam Pavilion is a garden pavilion built in Sariwon, Hwanghaebukdo in North Korea. The pavilion was built during Joseon Dynasty.The title was named after the famous attraction, Kyongam mountain, wh...
Sungnyong Hall
Sungnyong Hall is a shrine dedicated to the founding kings of ancient Korea located in the center of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is listed as National Treasure #6.
Sungnyong Hall was constructed in...
Yujomsa
Yujŏm-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mount Kumgang, North Korea. Founded under the kingdom of Silla, it underwent many successive restorations before being destroyed by American forces duri...
Ryonghungsa
Ryonghŭng-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple in Ponghung-ri, Yŏnggwang-gun, South Hamgyŏng Province, North Korea. Located on the slopes of Mt. Paegun, the temple was founded in 1048 under the Koryo dynast...
Yontan Simwonsa
Simwŏn-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Yŏntan-gun, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. The temple contains one of the oldest wooden buildings in North Korea, as well as a famous peach tree...
Cultural assets of North Korea
Designated cultural assets of North Korea are tangible artifacts, sites, and buildings deemed to have significant historical or artistic value. They are not, however, considered important enough to me...
Cultural assets of North Korea - Wikipedia
Songbulsa
Sŏngbul-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple in Sariwŏn, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. It is located within the castle on Mt. Jŏngbang and was founded in 898 AD. The temple consists of six buildings...
Jongbang Fortress
Jŏngbang Castle is a Koguryo-era mountain fortress located outside Sariwŏn, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. Cresting the ridges of Mt. Jŏngbang, the castle was founded as a fortress for the defe...
Sungin Hall
Sungin Hall (Hangul: 숭인전, Hanja: 崇仁殿) built in 1325 is one of the earliest shrines located at Chongno-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang, North Korea. It has been registered as No.4 National Treasure of Nor...
Pukkwan Victory Monument
The Pukkwan Victory Monument (Pukkwan Taech'ŏppi, full name Yumyŏng Chosŏnguk Hamgyŏngdo Imjin Ŭibyŏng Taech'ŏppi, the "Ming-Joseon Hamgyongdo Imjin righteous army victory monument") is a stone stele ...
Tonggun Pavilion
Tonggun Pavilion is the hall located in Uiju county, North Pyongan Province of North Korea. The pavilion faces Liaoning Province, China right forward. The formation of the building seems like square.<...
Anak Tomb No. 3
Anak Tomb No. 3 is a chamber tomb of Goguryeo located in Anak, South Hwanghae, North Korea. It is known for mural paintings and an epitaph. It is part of the Complex of Goguryeo Tombs.It was discovere...
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Korean Buddhist temples
Buddhist temples are an important part of the Korean landscape. This article gives a brief overview of Korean Buddhism, then describes some of the more important temples in Korea. Most Korean temples...
Korean Buddhist temples - Wikipedia
Singyesa
Singye-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Onjong-ri in Kosong County, Kangwon Province, North Korea. Once one of the largest of the hundreds of temples located in scenic Mount Kumgang, the comp...
Singyesa - Wikipedia
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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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...
Sungryong Hall
Sungnyong Hall is a shrine dedicated to the founding kings of ancient Korea located in the center of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is listed as National Treasure #6.
Sungnyong Hall was constructed in...
Ryongwang Pavilion
Ryongwang Pavilion is a scenic overlook located in the central district of Pyongyang, North Korea. Located on the bank of the Taedong River, the pavilion was first constructed during the Goguryeo dyna...
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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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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Chilsongmun
Ch'ilsŏng Gate is the northern gate of the inner castle of the walled city of Pyongyang (Pyongyang Castle). Located in the scenic Moranbong Park, the gate was originally built in the sixth century as ...
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Potongmun
Potong Gate is the western gate of the inner complex of the walled city of Pyongyang (Pyongyang Castle). It was originally built in the sixth century as an official Koguryo construction, and was late...
Pohyonsa
Pohyon-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Hyangsan county in North Pyong'an Province, North Korea. It is located within the Myohyang Mountains. Founded under the Koryo dynasty at the start of t...
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Taedongmun
Not to be confused with Dongdaemun, the old east gate of SeoulTaedong Gate is the eastern gate of the inner castle of the walled city of Pyongyang (Pyongyang Castle), and one of the National Treasures...
Taedongmun - Wikipedia
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...