Square, Plaza sights in Pyongyang
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This vast plaza would be the packed hub of any other world capital, but Pyongyang's central square and marching ground is strange in its emptiness, the open spaces seemingly cowed by the massive buildings surrounding it. Most impressive of these is the Grand People's Study House, the country's largest library and national centre of Juche studies. This is one of Pyongyang's most striking buildings, a socialist realist structure melded with traditional Korean architecture.
With over 30 million books, finding what you want is inevitably quite a challenge - and you will be proudly shown the incredible system of conveyer belts that can deliver books right to your desk. All…