Sungyang Confucian Shrine
Pyongyang, November 23 (KCNA) -- In Kaesong City of the DPRK there is Sungyang Confucian Shrine, which preserves the typical arrangement and building structure of school dating back to the feudal Joson dynasty (1392-1910).
It was a private educational institution built by small and medium aristocrats of landowner extraction.
This shrine has two boardinghouses standing face to face with a hall and a ground between them. The hall with wooden columns and gable roof had been used as a site for giving lectures on the Confucian scriptures.
In August Juche 76 (1987), Chairman
The Sungyang Confucian Shrine was registered as a world cultural heritage in June Juche 102 (2013).