Tomb of King Tongmyong

Tomb of King Tongmyong

grave of the Goguryeo Kingdom's founder, Korea's ancient ancestors

Location: 

Tomb of King Tongmyong, Pyongyang, North Korea

Duration: 

Friday, May 11, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Tomb of King Tongmyong: founder of the Goguryeo Kingdom
  2. Goguryeo (Koryo) Kingdom: one of the great powers in Eastern Asia until 668
  3. Korea: the English word is derived from the name of this ancient Kingdom
  4. UNESCO: protected for its cultural importance of the Korean peninsula
  5. My experience: very exciting to visit a place outside Pyongyang

Image sources

  1. One of the new museum buildings
  2. People at the big entrance to the Tomb
  3. Me with two North Korean movie stars
  4. Wall paintings with ancient motives
  5. Entrance to one of the tombs

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