Attractions

Monument in Paekdusan

Samjiyon Grand Monument

Set in a huge clearing in the woods with views to Paekdusan and overlooking a large lake, this must be North Korea's most impressive paean to the leadership outside Pyongyang. The monument commemorates the battle of…
Historic Site in Paekdusan

Secret Camp

The official birthplace of Kim Jong-il, and the spot from where Kim Il-sung supposedly led the anti-Japanese struggle during WWII. You are unable to enter the simple house, but are expected to bask in its historic s…
Museum in Paekdusan

Paekdu Museum

This museum in Samjiyon houses a very ho-hum recreation of all the sights of the region.