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What to See in Kaesong (North Korea)

What to See in Kaesong (North Korea)

According to Allpubliclibraries.com, Kaesong is located 125 km south of Pyongyang near the border with South Korea. Kaesong was the capital of the first unified state of Goryeo from the 10th to the 14th centuries. At that time, the city was surrounded by three rows of fortifications, parts of which have survived to this day. In Kaesong, you can see the Namdae-mun gate, which was left from the inner fortification wall that surrounded the royal palace. The gate was badly…

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North Korea Education

North Korea Education

Training North Korea has built up a well-organized education system, and literacy is estimated at 98%. Since the 1970s, the duty-free compulsory school has been 11 years old. Schooling starts at the age of 5 with a preschool year and then follows a 4-year primary school and a 6-year secondary school. The course set is broadly similar to that of other countries, but the training also includes some weekly lessons with ideological training. English is a compulsory second language from…

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