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Address: Pyongyang, North Korea

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Another big monument

We went here and had a personalised tour and explanation of the symbolism of the site. We were then taken to a "gallery" and bookstore behind the monument. The monument like... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
Kerrie J
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Melbourne, Australia
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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The monument itself is impressive and reflects the history and the propaganda too. According to the published pictures, it certainly looks beautiful during the day. Unfortunately we visited it at night when it was poorly lit! So, guess how difficult it was to enjoy it! This was another silly idea in the guided tour. Or was it made on purpose... More 

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Thank incahueca
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great monument to the party has lots of hidden features another great photo opportunity . We visited as it was getting dark so would recommend a tripod for those long shutter speeds

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We went here and had a personalised tour and explanation of the symbolism of the site. We were then taken to a "gallery" and bookstore behind the monument. The monument like everything in DPRK is massive and overblown. If you have a clear day you can see all the way to the National Monument - we couldn't it was too... More 

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Thank Kerrie J
Hong Kong
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A grand monument. The guide did a good job in explaining the history and ideas behind the party. Also a good location for pictures.

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Thank Yau Baby
Geelong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Constructed in 1995 consists of a set of murals reliefs that depict the history of the Workers Party of Korea. The huge sculpture of symbolic tools rises above the base and represents the farmers, the workers and the intellectuals. Quite a moving place for locals. Good for photographic angles depending on the sun. Worth seeing for the inclusion of the... More 

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Thank Susie V
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The three huge symbols of the hammer, sickle and writing brush represent the workers, peasant farmers and intellectuals. The monument stands a full 50 meters tall. Incredibly impressive. You can get some great photo shots at sunrise with the monument silhouetted against the rising sun!

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Thank Raintree_Thailand
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've marked this as an average attraction because you go there, you see it and how big it is, a local guide says a few words and that's about it.

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Thank bennySouthend
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

As with so many North Korean monuments, this is impressive from an artistic point of view. Hammer for workers, sickle for farmers and brush for artists.

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Thank Ellie C
Daventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The detail is incredible. There are murals around the inside, and the views up to the statues of the two great leaders are fantastic.

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Thank ChrysT717
Shenzhen, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We arrived in the afternoon, it was without any people, just for us. Amazing to stand into a place with so much history

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