Taesongsan Revolutionary Martyrs’ Cemetery
The cemetery where the remains of those who participated in the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle are interred. Bronze busts adorn each grave. The cemetery is constructed on a hillside and boasts a magnificent view of Pyongyang city.
Best times to visit
- A clear day is best to enjoy the view of Pyongyang from the hillside.
Built in 1975 and renovated in 1985.
- The entrance to the cemetery is decorated with a large traditional style gate.
- Wikipedia article on the Revolutionary Martyrs’ Cemetery:
- North Korea: Beyond Charismatic Politics by Heonik Kwon and Byung-Ho Chung features a chapter which analyses the cemetery:
Revolutionary, Art, Design, Architecture