It is situated in Munsu Plaza in Munsu Street of Pyongyang.
It was erected in October Juche 84 (1995) on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea in order to hand down forever the glorious history of the WPK, which has led the Korean revolution along the road to victory.
Covering an area of 250 000㎡, it is 50 metres high, symbolic of the 50th birthday of the WPK.
In its centre are the tower body in the shape of a hammer, a sickle and a writing brush, which represent a worker, a farmer and an intellectual.
It is encircled with a round belt on the surface of which is a slogan, which reads “Long live the Workers’ Party of Korea, which organizes and guides all the victories of the Korean people!”
The round belt depicts the single-hearted unity of the leader, the Party and the masses. It is 50 metres in diameter.
The pedestal of the round belt, 70 metres in diameter, symbolizes the long history of the WPK that took its root in the Down-with-Imperialism Union.
At the background of the tower stand two high apartment buildings symbolic of fluttering red flags.