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Backgrounder: Mount Chilbo DPRK national park's attraction

04-26-2012 14:35 BJT

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Mount Chilbo, or the Mountain of Seven Treasures is DPRK's national park lies on the east coast of Hamgyeong Province, Northeast DPRK.

Legend runs that the mountain hides seven treasures. It is scattered with beautifully-shaped rocks, resembling images that earns names such as the General rock, lover’s rock, and the rabbit and tortoise rock.

Each tells a legend in its origin. The famous elephant rock was formed when an elephant came to Chilbo long ago, attracted by its extreme beauty, and remained ever since. Chilbo also lures many visitors to its serene snow-covered scenes. The United Nations World Tourism Organization is undertaking a project to assist its opening and development.

Mount Chilbo, or the Mountain of Seven Treasures is DPRK's national park lies
on the east coast of Hamgyeong Province, Northeast DPRK.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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