Tomb of The General ~ King Jangsu ~ Three Kingdoms of Korea ~ Ji'an, China (Goguryeo)

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    Tomb of the General
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    The Tomb of the General is the burial tomb of King Jangsu, the 20th monarch of Goguryeo,
    the northernmost of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

    King Jangsu became king at the age of 19 in 413 AD and reigned over Goguryeo until his death in 491 AD.\

    During his reign, Goguryeo was at its golden age, stretching from Mongolia to Chungju.

    Known as the Pyramid of the East, his tomb measures 31 meters (102 ft) on each side
    and stands 13 meters (43 ft) high.

    The step pyramid is located in Ji’an in China, a former capital of Goguryeo.

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