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Best landmark in Pyongyang

If I would have to pick a landmark in Pyongyang, this would be my favourite: the size, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
Another day, another symbolic North Korean monument.

Located directly across the Taedong River from the Mansu Hill Grand Monument, allegory takes center... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
midway42
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Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I would have to pick a landmark in Pyongyang, this would be my favourite: the size, the symbology, the construction... Definitely, a must see!

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located directly across the Taedong River from the Mansu Hill Grand Monument, allegory takes center stage here as yet another Communist-inspired structure dots the landscape of Pyongyang. The symbolism was well known: a hammer for the industrial workers, a sickle for the farmers, and a...More

Thank midway42
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Nothing to really see up close but the party symbol is impressive when viewed from a distance, weather permitting. We did get a very brief 'tour' from a worker.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Just another monolith spreading the good word to the populace. Nothing of particular note from an artistic or beauty prospect but worth seeing.

Thank RodGarnett
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The monument symbolizes the creation of the KWP Korean Workers Party, some 50 years ago it was built, Great place to look at, located east side, as always we are met with the local guide to explain, translated thru our guides the history, and what...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

After visiting most of the other monuments in Pyongyang, I felt that there wasn't anything particularly special about this one as it lacked any particular significance. Nonetheless, it's a good opportunity to learn more about the history of the Korean Workers' Party from the guides.

Thank phinfogg
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The Monument to the Korean Workers Party is in the centre of Pyongyang and close to the Taedong River, it is anything but modest. It is a huge and assertive granite structure comprising three hands holding larger than life elements of a hammer which represents...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's interesting but there are some great monuments in Pyongyang. The stylized hammer, suckle etc obviously is not a new theme. It is however impressively large, as most party monuments are in Pyongyang. The associared picture mueseum in the complex shows the Dear Leaders with...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The way the monument was built provides lots of great angles for interesting photo opportunities. It's maybe not the most interesting place you'll visit, but it's still a nice stop.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nobody does giant monuments quite like the DPRK. The monument itself is impressive with the giant sickle, hammer and brush of the DPRK Workers Party visible from distance. When you step into the middle of the monument you realise the attention to detail with the...More

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