People’s Palace of Culture

People’s Palace of Culture

인민문화궁전 (人民文化宮殿)

Location: Pyongyang

People's Palace of Culture exterior

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Summary

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.

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Travel Information

Tips

  • Check out the murals painted onto the exterior of the building.

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People's Palace of Culture banquet hall

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History

Completed in 1974.

People's Palace of Culture postage stamp

Postage stamp depicting the People’s Palace of Culture from the year of its construction in 1973.

Fact File

  • 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.

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People's Palace of Culture entrance night

People's Palace of Culture night

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