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It's not the most impressive place in town, but it's not average.

It's interesting but there are some great monuments in Pyongyang. The stylized hammer, suckle etc... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
William S
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Tempe, Arizona
Great Photo Opportunities

The way the monument was built provides lots of great angles for interesting photo opportunities... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2017
Mike G
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San Francisco, California
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Pyongyang, North Korea
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

It's interesting but there are some great monuments in Pyongyang. The stylized hammer, suckle etc obviously is not a new theme. It is however impressively large, as most party monuments are in Pyongyang. The associared picture mueseum in the complex shows the Dear Leaders with...More

Thank William S
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Reviewed April 21, 2017

The way the monument was built provides lots of great angles for interesting photo opportunities. It's maybe not the most interesting place you'll visit, but it's still a nice stop.

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed December 28, 2016

Nobody does giant monuments quite like the DPRK. The monument itself is impressive with the giant sickle, hammer and brush of the DPRK Workers Party visible from distance. When you step into the middle of the monument you realise the attention to detail with the...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

The monument itself is impressive and reflects the history and the propaganda too. According to the published pictures, it certainly looks beautiful during the day. Unfortunately we visited it at night when it was poorly lit! So, guess how difficult it was to enjoy it!...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Great monument to the party has lots of hidden features another great photo opportunity . We visited as it was getting dark so would recommend a tripod for those long shutter speeds

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

We went here and had a personalised tour and explanation of the symbolism of the site. We were then taken to a "gallery" and bookstore behind the monument. The monument like everything in DPRK is massive and overblown. If you have a clear day you...More

Thank Kerrie J
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

A grand monument. The guide did a good job in explaining the history and ideas behind the party. Also a good location for pictures.

Thank Yau Baby
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Constructed in 1995 consists of a set of murals reliefs that depict the history of the Workers Party of Korea. The huge sculpture of symbolic tools rises above the base and represents the farmers, the workers and the intellectuals. Quite a moving place for locals....More

Thank Susie V
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

The three huge symbols of the hammer, sickle and writing brush represent the workers, peasant farmers and intellectuals. The monument stands a full 50 meters tall. Incredibly impressive. You can get some great photo shots at sunrise with the monument silhouetted against the rising sun!

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

I've marked this as an average attraction because you go there, you see it and how big it is, a local guide says a few words and that's about it.

Thank bennySouthend
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