Workers' Party Foundation Monument, Pyongyang

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Architectural Building · Monument
The impressive 50 meter (164 feet) high Workers' Party Foundation Monument stands dedicated to the 50-year anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea. The monument shows three fists holding the sickle, brush, and hammer, which stand for farmers, intellectuals, and workers. The belt surrounding the fists symbolizes the unity of the leader, the Workers' Party, and the people. The site of the monument itself spans 25,000 square meters (6 acres), including a huge plaza in front that hosts dances and festivals. Nearly 15,000 square meters (3 acres) of park surround the monument site, which has more than 12 fountains and 50,000 trees. Put Workers' Party Foundation Monument into our Pyongyang travel planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Pyongyang.
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  • Very interesting place to visit - the explanation of the symbolism of the place is a must, incorporating the actual monument itself as well as the buildings behind it. The artwork surrounding is very....  more »
  • After a while, it all seems a blur. We went at night which gave a different slant and memory to the experience. The lights shining on the monument contrasted with the darkness and lack of...  more »
  • The place was great, fortunately, I was sick and had to puke on one of the big arm thingy statues. Security felt so bad I was taken on a free vacation across the country. During the ride, I got to see the beautiful nature of Korea. Eventually, we arrived at our destination. Got to spend the next 5 years in a camp free of charge! 10/10 best vacation ever!
  • the private security was outstanding i couldn't go anyway without 4 soldiers holding rifles to my forehead . hostility easily a 5 star

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