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Palace of the sun? If so: GO!

If this is indeed the Mausoleum where you can see both bodies of the beloved leaders it is for sure... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
HolgadieWaldfee
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Grand place

A must see in when in Pyongyang. a grand historical place where you will be impressed by the size... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
W4971ERthomasf
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21 Sep 2017
“Palace of the sun? If so: GO!”
14 Feb 2016
“Grand place”
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

If this is indeed the Mausoleum where you can see both bodies of the beloved leaders it is for sure a must do! THE most serious thing you will ever do, believe me. The whole process of getting in takes about one hour. You have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank HolgadieWaldfee
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

A must see in when in Pyongyang. a grand historical place where you will be impressed by the size and architecture. Full of history and culture from the DPRK. A must visit place.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank W4971ERthomasf
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Another 'must see' place in Pyongyang because it really depicts the personal cult the Kim family has created in the DPRK. The trophy and awards rooms are the most interesting showing all the recognition both leaders received during their lifetime.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank cwehaub
Reviewed 10 October 2015

A fantastic mausoleum devoted t the Kim Family. According to the guards, they still live, the former presidents.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Pål H
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have never experienced anything like this before. You have to dress smartly and walk quietly with your hands by your sides whilst you are in there. You leave all your belongings with the cloakroom attendant and have to cross a shoe cleaner and go...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank JudeEB63
Reviewed 28 December 2014

If this is the Palace Of The Sun, this is where Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il were laid to rest. There is a lot of protocol and process that must be followed to pay your respects. The palace itself is beautifully kept and...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank DHWShanghai
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Extremely interesting, clean and elegant. But there is a protocol. We got the bowing and the stations for it down pat. The past two departed leaders look like Snow White in her plexiglass box. You've never seen more beautiful lighting and granite. The "treasures" of...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank joyr10
Reviewed 26 May 2013

A reconstruction of an old tomb with statues and trees. Lovely setting and interesting buildings. Sadly we did not have long to linger.

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank Dzerbene
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This was the start to the most bizarre day of my life. If you want to see some mummified dictators, this is your opportunity. The added bonus is that the mausoleum is actually heated! The devil is in the detail, did you know that Kim...More

Date of experience: March 2013
5  Thank Alex H
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