Koryo Museum, Kaesong

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See over 1,000 relics and artifacts at Koryo Museum, which depicts the traditions and culture during Koryo dynasty rule. Once a Confucian educational school, the museum now offers exhibitions showing former buildings on the grounds and highlighting its architectural style through Korean history. Take a stroll around the spacious park with ancient trees, which surrounds the hut-like houses and small monuments. See the coffin of King Kongmin, which--though damaged--still features murals on the side. Because of its significant history, couples visit the site on their wedding day. Guides assist in translation of Korean documents. The site also includes a gift shop, which offers postcards, stamps, and other items. Arrange your visit to Koryo Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kaesong using our Kaesong day trip planning tool.
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  • Worth a visit as plenty of historical artifacts and information there. Not far from the DMZ and can spend an hour or two there and read up on Korea from centuries past.  more »
  • As it was the end of November, there were few people around save for our group of a bakers dozen. Even so, we were given a quick glimpse of this UNESCO world heritage site. I would have like to...  more »
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