Korean Revolution Museum
Just north of the Mansudae Grand Monument is the Chollima Statue – a bronze statue of the Korean Pegasus, the steed Chollima. It’s an...
Mansudae Grand Monument
Every itinerary features this larger-than-life bronze statue of the Great Leader, to which a statue of Kim Jong-il was added in 2012...
Mansudae Art Theatre
Spectacles in the main theatres vary little from one to the other. Musical 'classics' such as The Flower Girl and A Daughter of the...
Okryu, one of the city’s best-known restaurants, is a recently renovated faux-traditional structure on the riverside that’s famed for...
Korean Revolution Museum information
A visit to the museum behind the Mansudae Grand Monument is sometimes included on itineraries. Despite the museum’s rather misleading name, its main function is to document the death of Kim Il-sung (including a film of the extraordinary public reaction to it) and the succession of Kim Jong-il during the turbulent 1990s. One of the more bizarre items on display is a tin of Nivea hand cream that the Dear Leader thoughtfully gifted to factory workers with sore hands.