Mangyŏngdae Kim Il-sung's Birthplace

Mangyŏngdae Kim Il-sung's Birthplace

a beautiful park, nationally celebrated by the DPRK (North Korea)

Location: 

Mangyŏngdae Kim Il-sung's Birthplace, Pyongyang, North Korea

Duration: 

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Mangyŏngdae: allegedly Kim Il-Sung's birthplace, a holy site
  2. Kim Il-Sung: notorious leader and former president of the DPRK
  3. Forest Park: lovely scenery with many formally dressed visitors
  4. Highlights: birthplace replica, large forest park, fairground
  5. My excursion: a pretty formal tour with a local guide

Image sources

  1. Korean temple with view on Pyongyang
  2. Group of Korean Students (DPRK)
  3. One of several huge paintings
  4. Picturesque walk in the forest
  5. Korean fountain of youth

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