Former Residence of Mangyongdae, Pyongyang

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#5 of 8 in Historic Sites in North Korea
A serene park rich in greenery marks the birthplace of Kim-sung II at Former Residence of Mangyongdae. Once a village, and now a huge park, the site provides you with the glimpse of Korean life and the leader's childhood. The site contains small huts, each of them presenting some historic artifacts, from vases to pictures. You can drink water from the well, which Kim-sung II drank because of its health properties. Keep in mind that the site demands respect--you must follow the rules and behave accordingly. Arrange your visit to Former Residence of Mangyongdae and discover more family-friendly attractions in Pyongyang using our Pyongyang trip itinerary planner.
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  • The whole area is so well organized, well managed, well decorated. The natural sight was so beautiful and peaceful. I took a long walk up hill, looking down to the valley was one of the best scenery i...  more »
  • Good overview by local guide with translator. A tourist location - locals not evident. A well of youth water offered with communal drinking spoons not sanitized after use - not recommended. Well maint...  more »
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