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Museum in Chongjin

Revolutionary Museum

Adjacent to the statues of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, this museum tells the truly grotesque story of how locals were burned alive protecting trees with revolutionary slogans on them during a forest fire.
Library in Chongjin

North Hamgyong Province E-Library

This 'E-Library' is full of occasionally working computers that are theoretically linked to the national intranet. In the building next door, a highly aspirational model of the future development of Chongjin can be…
Monument in Chongjin

Kim Il-sung & Kim Jong-il Statues

On Chongjin's main square, these twin statues are always on the itinerary. You’ll be expected to bow after presenting flowers as a group.