Pyongyang

Pyongyang is the capital and the largest city of North Korea situated on the Taedong River in the Southwest of the country. This city has been completely rebuilt after the Korean War, ended in 1953. With more than 2 million inhabitants the city has all the characteristics of Stalinist planning. Pyongyang concentrates grandiose monuments and places and buildings dedicated to enhance the socialist model and the two nation’s historical leaders, the Eternal President Kim Il-sung and his son Kim Jong-il. Triumph Arch, Juche Tower, Kim Il-sung’s Mausoleum and Statue, Mansudae fountain, gigantic propaganda posters and even some of the capital city’s subway stations; here are so many point of interests for whom wants to know more about the architectural realism and the socialist culture.