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Kaesong Added to World Heritage List

Posted on Jun, 25, 2013
Contributed to WCHV by WCHV

kaesongKaesong, located just north of the border with South Korea, was the capital of the kingdom that ruled Korea from 918 to 1392. The remains of the site include 12 structures in the area, one of which s a 1000 year old school.

The Kaesong site, North Korea’s light industry center which served as the base of the Koryo dynasty (918-1392) that gave its name to modern Korea were selected for their historical and cultural significance.

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