Tag Archives: Historical Relics

Historical Relic.

Among the historical remains of Korea, Pukgwandaechopbi stands out, a tombstone erected in the Rimmyong commune of the Kim Chaek city of North Hamgyong province. It was erected in 1708 in homage to the great victory of the troop of volunteer soldiers from Hamgyong province who, under the command of Jong Mun Bu, defeated Japanese […]

Astronomical Observation Instrument—Honchonui

From ancient times, the Koreans made astronomical observations with the help of their inventions to know about seasons and seasonal divisions accurately. On this basis, they began to do farming and have a scientific comprehension of outer space and nature. The constellations carved on dolmens in the period of Ancient Joson (early 30th century BC-108 […]

Historical Relics in Mt. Myohyang, North Korea

Mt. Myohyang is famous for not only its scenic beauty but many relics showing the time-honoured history and culture of the Korean people. Many historical remains and relics showing the creative talents and artistic skills of the wise and industrious Korean people are preserved in the mountain. Among them are buildings, sculptures, pagodas, stone monuments, […]

Historical Relics of Koguryo Kingdom Discovered in Pyongyang, DPRK

Historical Relics of Koguryo Kingdom Discovered in Pyongyang

Sosan Walls, believed to be built in the period of Koguryo Kingdom (B.C. 277-A.D. 668), was recently discovered by teachers and researchers of the History Faculty of Kim Il Sung University in the DPRK. According to Sinjungdonggukyojisungnam (Revised Handbook of Korean Geography) released in the 16th century and other historical books, the walls had been […]