Koryo Museum
Image View Description:

Exterior: Taesong Hall

Date:
1602
Location:
Kaesong
Location 2:
North Hwanghae
Work Type:
architecture
Subject:
Architecture--Korea (North)
Photographer:
Lorenzo Vigotti
Notes:

The Koryo Museum in at the foot of Mt. Songak in Kaesong. The museum is hosted in the building of Songgyungwan, which was the central intitute of education during the Koryo dynasty (since 998). The current buildings date 1602, when they were rebuilt after a fire.

Image Source:
Personal collection of Lorenzo Vigotti, available in collaboration with the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
Record ID:
DPRK_397