People’s Palace of Culture
A large and architecturally impressive complex located on the banks of the Potonggang River. It is used for large-scale events. Its architectural style mixes socialist modernism with traditional-style tile roofs.
- Check out the murals painted onto the exterior of the building.
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Completed in 1974.
- Was awarded the Kim Il Sung Prize on the 20th anniversary of its opening in 1994.
- Located on a 90,000m2 plot of land, the buildings have an area of 60,000m2. The complex is four metres tall, and has a one floor basement. The complex is asymmetrical and composed of three buildings.
- Contains a 3,000 and 700 seat function rooms as well as a series of smaller ones.