Tonggun Pavilion

Tonggun Pavilion


Uiju, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (KP)
Tonggun Pavilion(in Hangul:통군정, in Hanja:統軍亭) is the hall located in Uiju county, North Pyongan Province of North Korea. The pavilion faces Liaoning Province, China right forward. The formation of the building seems like square.

The book called Imsahong-gi(임사홍기) written in 991 says the exact year of establishment. Almost 6 centuries later, Junjong of Joseon re-established the pavilion in 1538, where seriously destoryed during Korean War in 20th century. Later the pavilion was restored.

It belongs to 8 famous spots of northernwest Korea while designated as treasure no.51 of North Korea
Tonggun Pavilion(in Hangul:통군정, in Hanja:統軍亭) is the hall located in Uiju county, North Pyongan Province of North Korea. The pavilion faces Liaoning Province, China right forward. The formation of the building seems like square.

The book called Imsahong-gi(임사홍기) written in 991 says the exact year of establishment. Almost 6 centuries later, Junjong of Joseon re-established the pavilion in 1538, where seriously destoryed during Korean War in 20th century. Later the pavilion was restored.

It belongs to 8 famous spots of northernwest Korea while designated as treasure no.51 of North Korea
View in Google Earth Ancient
Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Mike1989

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