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Mt. Baekdusan: Symbol of Korean People's Spirit

Mt. Baekdusan: Symbol of Korean People's Spirit

한민족의 영산, 백두산

One of the key moments at last month’s inter-Korean summit was President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un's visit to Mt. Baekdusan.

One of the key moments at last month’s inter-Korean summit was President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un's visit to Mt. Baekdusan.

지난 9월 열린 남북 정상회담의 하이라이트는 문재인 대통령과 김정은 위원장의 백두산 동반 방문!

The photos of the two leaders at Mt. Baekdusan resonated with many Koreans. What does the mountain mean to the Korean people?

The photos of the two leaders at Mt. Baekdusan resonated with many Koreans. What does the mountain mean to the Korean people?

백두산 천지 앞 양국정상의 모습은 한국인들에게 남다른 감동을 전했는데... 백두산은 어떤 의미를 가진 곳일까?

Meaning "white-head" mountain in Korean, Baekdusan remains snow-capped more than eight months a year.

Meaning "white-head" mountain in Korean, Baekdusan remains snow-capped more than eight months a year.

산봉우리가 1년 중 8개월 이상 눈으로 덮여있어 ‘흰 꼭대기’란 의미란 이름이 붙은 백두산!

 It is the highest mountain on the Korean Peninsula with a height of 2,750m, and it has the world’s deepest crater lake with a depth of 384m.

It is the highest mountain on the Korean Peninsula with a height of 2,750m, and it has the world’s deepest crater lake with a depth of 384m.

해발 2,750m! 한반도에서 가장 높은 산으로, 천지의 수심은 384m, 세계에서 가장 깊은 호수로 알려졌다.

It was designated as a UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve, in recognition of its rich biodiversity.

It was designated as a UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve, in recognition of its rich biodiversity.

유네스코 생물권 보존지역으로, 천혜의 자연을 간직한 생태자원의 보고로 중요한 가치를 가지는데...

The mountain is considered sacred to Koreans as the birthplace of Dangun, the legendary founder of the first Korean kingdom.

The mountain is considered sacred to Koreans as the birthplace of Dangun, the legendary founder of the first Korean kingdom.

무엇보다 예로부터 단군신화 등의 주요 무대로 한민족의 발상지이자 신성한 산으로 자리 잡았다.

With its symbolic significance, Mt. Baekdusan appears in the lyrics to the national anthems of both Koreas.

With its symbolic significance, Mt. Baekdusan appears in the lyrics to the national anthems of both Koreas.

이러한 상징성으로 백두산은 남한과 북한의 애국가 가사에 똑같이 등장하기도..

But since the division of the peninsula, South Koreans have visited the mountain using the route through China.

But since the division of the peninsula, South Koreans have visited the mountain using the route through China.

그러나 분단 이후, 남한 사람들에게는 그리움의 산으로. 중국을 통해서만 백두산에 오를 수 있는 상황!

“I will work to run tours to Mt. Baekdusan via North Korea, instead of China”<br>
President Moon Jae-in

“I will work to run tours to Mt. Baekdusan via North Korea, instead of China”
President Moon Jae-in

“중국 아닌 북한 땅을 밟는 백두산 관광 시대를 열겠다”
-문재인 대통령

Mt. Baekdusan, the symbol of Korean identity, is turning into a “mountain of peace” for the Koreas and the world.

Mt. Baekdusan, the symbol of Korean identity, is turning into a “mountain of peace” for the Koreas and the world.

남과 북, 한민족을 대표하는 백두산! 이제는 '평화의 산'으로 한국인은 물론 세계인에게 각인되고 있다.

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Mt. Baekdusan: Symbol of Korean People's Spirit
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One of the key moments at last month’s inter-Korean summit was President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un's visit to Mt. Baekdusan.
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The photos of the two leaders at Mt. Baekdusan resonated with many Koreans. What does the mountain mean to the Korean people?
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Meaning "white-head" mountain in Korean, Baekdusan remains snow-capped more than eight months a year.
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 It is the highest mountain on the Korean Peninsula with a height of 2,750m, and it has the world’s deepest crater lake with a depth of 384m.
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It was designated as a UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve, in recognition of its rich biodiversity.
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The mountain is considered sacred to Koreans as the birthplace of Dangun, the legendary founder of the first Korean kingdom.
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With its symbolic significance, Mt. Baekdusan appears in the lyrics to the national anthems of both Koreas.
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But since the division of the peninsula, South Koreans have visited the mountain using the route through China.
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“I will work to run tours to Mt. Baekdusan via North Korea, instead of China”<br>
President Moon Jae-in
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Mt. Baekdusan, the symbol of Korean identity, is turning into a “mountain of peace” for the Koreas and the world.
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