The Taedong Gate is on the shore of Taedong River running
through the heart of capital.
It was built in the mid-6th century. It was the eastern
gate of the inner fort of the Walled City of Pyongyang.
Two plaques with different letters are on the upper part
of the gate. The upper one has an inscription of "Uphoru",
meaning a pavilion facing a clear stream. And the lower
one has an inscription of "Taedong Gate". The gate is 19m