KaesongDemocratic People's Republic of Korea

Member of the LHC since 1994

Kaesong, with a history of more than 1,000 years, was founded as the capital of Koryo, the first unified state in Korea which lasted for over five centuries. Since ancient times, Kaesong has enjoyed a world-wide reputation as a center of Koryo Insam cultivation. The city boasts an abundance of historical remains, museums, palaces and important tombs.