Juche Tower

Juche Tower

a huge monument representing a big idea about equality and self-reliance

Location: 

Juche Tower Street, Pyongyang, North Korea

Duration: 

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Juche Tower: huge monument to represent a big ideology
  2. Juche Ideology: official state ideology as described by Kim Il-Sung
  3. Origin: based on Marxism-Leninism, with a focus on self-reliance
  4. International: supported by study groups around the world (sort of)
  5. My impression: big words and monuments don't help the people

Image sources

  1. Water fountain
  2. The Juche Tower!
  3. Me on the Juche Tower
  4. Choson Exchange Group
  5. Soviet block blow the tower

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