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If this is indeed the Mausoleum where you can see both bodies of the beloved leaders it is for sure a must do! THE most serious thing you will ever do, believe me.
The whole process of getting in takes about one hour. You have...More
Another 'must see' place in Pyongyang because it really depicts the personal cult the Kim family has created in the DPRK. The trophy and awards rooms are the most interesting showing all the recognition both leaders received during their lifetime.
I have never experienced anything like this before. You have to dress smartly and walk quietly with your hands by your sides whilst you are in there. You leave all your belongings with the cloakroom attendant and have to cross a shoe cleaner and go...More
If this is the Palace Of The Sun, this is where Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il were laid to rest. There is a lot of protocol and process that must be followed to pay your respects. The palace itself is beautifully kept and...More
Extremely interesting, clean and elegant. But there is a protocol. We got the bowing and the stations for it down pat. The past two departed leaders look like Snow White in her plexiglass box. You've never seen more beautiful lighting and granite. The "treasures" of...More
This was the start to the most bizarre day of my life. If you want to see some mummified dictators, this is your opportunity. The added bonus is that the mausoleum is actually heated! The devil is in the detail, did you know that Kim...More