North Korean Communists suggested
armistice when they were in big trouble after marching into south
Korea during the Korean war. At last, armistice was made on July
27, 1953(10 AM) ending the war of 3 years 11 months by signing the
armistice agreement reaching 5 Articles and 36 Paragraphs in 9 minutes.
A 155 mile DMZ was made after signing the armistice agreement(July,
27) and both parties retreated back 2 km. Panmoonjeom became a very famous spot where
armistice was made. Panmoonjeom has been called "Nulmoon-Ri", a small town
on the Kyungeui-Line, 5 km south from 38 Line and 8 km east from
Kaesung-City. It is possible for foreigners to visit this place
and Koreans can visit here under the permission of authorities concerned.
This is a live place where we can feel the pain of partition and