Members of the National Assembly′s Foreign
Affairs and Unification Committee crossed the border Monday to visit the ruins of an
ancient royal palace in the North Korean city of Kaesong.
Nearly 50 people， including 16 committee members and selected government officials
from the Ministry of Unification，… will visit the Manwoldae Palace， ruins… which
gained UNESCO World Heritage listing in 2013. They will also inspect near－by excavation
sites. Since 2007， the two Koreas have conducted
joint excavations and research of the ruins in Kaesong，.. the ancient capital of the
Koryo Dynasty， which lasted from the 10th to late 14th century.
The group plans returning to South Korea later today at around 4 p.m.