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Interesting stories and statues

Be sure to ask your guides about the story of how the King selected the tomb's location - it's both... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
phinfogg
My visit to North Korea

These tombs have been substantially renovated although they are worth seeing. The tomb of King... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2015
Thelma010
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

One of the famed Three Kingdoms of Korea, the Koguryo dynasty lasted roughly from the 4th Century BC to the 7th Century AD. One of the few cultural vestiges of the era are thousands of tombs built of stone and covered by stone or earthen...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Be sure to ask your guides about the story of how the King selected the tomb's location - it's both tragic and hilarious! The place has a very solemn ambience with some fairly intricate animal statues. Worth a quick visit.

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

These tombs have been substantially renovated although they are worth seeing. The tomb of King Kongmin in Kaesong on the way to the Demilitarised Zone are in their original state and there is also a museum. Awesome!!

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Reviewed 27 December 2011

The best historical sites from the Koguryo dynasty such as the Tomb of the General are in present day China. This is the best site in the DPRK. It has fascinating wall paintings providing important insights into the Koguryo culture.

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