The DMZ's Tragic Ruins

Seung Hyo-sang
June 2001
Koreana;Summer2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p12
The article focuses on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea and the buildings that exist there. Both North and South Koreans are restricted from entering the DMZ but the author discusses the Cheolwon-eup building, which was the headquarters of North Korea's Workers Party, was devastated in the Korean War and has been left in ruins. It is believed that the building had many secret rooms and the author wonders about what went on inside the building.


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