Kim Il Sung Square

As the central square in Pyongyang, it lies at the eastern foot of Namsan Hill in Central District, facing the Taedong.

It was built in Juche 43 (1954) according to the master plan for the reconstruction of Pyongyang worked out during the Fatherland Liberation War.

The square witnessed many important political and cultural events, galas, mass rallies and military parades, including the mass rallies of Pyongyang citizens in celebration of victory in the war, in celebration of the Party congresses and the anniversary days of the founding of the DPRK. In front of the rostrum of the square there is the starting point of national roads.

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