Kim Il Sung's Birthplace
Mangyongdae Revolutionary Museum
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Kim Il Sung's Birthplace information
Kim Il Sung's Birthplace is a collection of traditional huts: a typical Korean peasant house with a thatched roof and a block of living rooms, as well as a small barn, most of which looks like it's been built in the past few decades. The emphasis is very much on the president's humble origins, and indeed, it's an open question as to whether Kim Il Sung was really born here at all.