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Koguryo Tombs, Pyongyang

Witness the only remains of the Koguryo kingdom at Koguryo Tombs, the first site in the country to become a World Heritage Site. Take a stroll on the grounds to witness great cultural heritage where a kingdom disappeared in the 7th century CE. The site contains about 30 individual tombs, made for the burial of royal family members. The tombs have wall paintings, which give insight into the life of people during this period. Strongly colored paintings show people hunting, their customs, and religion. Using our international travel planner, Pyongyang attractions like Koguryo Tombs can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Worth a photo stop. Tombs are empty - apparently raided during the Japanese occupation. No one knows where the contents are located.  more »
  • 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...  more »
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