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Fort on Taesong Mountains

It is located in Taesong-dong, Taesong District, Pyongyang. Koguryo moved its capital to Pyongyang in 427. From the mid-3rd century Koguryo built the fort linking several peaks. The Fort on the Taesong Montains is the biggest one of the Koryo's forts.
It measures 7,076m round. The total length of the wall is 9,284m and the height 4-5m.
The fort had 20 gates. But the Nam Gate(south gate) remains and has rennovated.


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