Chollima Statue

The statue, People’s Prize winner unveiled in Juche 50 (1961), stands on Mansu Hill at the foot of Moran Hill.

The monumental structure consists of bronze sculptures (14metres high) representing a male worker, holding aloft the “Red Letter” from the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, and a female farmer, with a rice-sheaf in her arms, rushing forward on Chollima (a legendary steed—Tr.) soaring high into the sky with its wings spread wide, and a plinth made up of grey granite slabs.

The statue, which is visible from every part of the city, is known to the world as a monument demonstrating the heroic mettle of the Korean people and a symbol of Chollima Korea.

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