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About Pyongyang

Pyongyang is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as well as its political, economic, and cultural center. In ancient times, the city was known as “Ryugyong” (literally: “Capital City of Willow Trees”). Pyongyang is located in the northwest of the Korean peninsula and is known for its flat topography. Pyongyang is a famous tourist destination. The city has preserved its Goguryeo Old City and historic sites such as Anhak Palace and Kwangbop Temple. The Sino-Korean Friendship Tower is a location that Chinese tourists regularly visit. It is where the names of martyrs from the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army who died in the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea are recorded.

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Pyongyang, also known as the Municipality of Pyongyang, is a city with a long history on the Korean Peninsula. Legend has it that it was designated as a capital city in the Tanjun Era and is now the center of DPRKn politics, economy and culture. It focuses much attention on reforestation and environmental protection, so it is also known as a garden city. Pyongyang is also a tourist destination, and it has historical sites, such as the ancient city of Goguryeo, the site of the Anhe Palace and Guangfa Temple. There is also an opportunity to taste authentic Korean cuisine.
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