Revolutionary Martyrs' Cemetery on Mt. Taesong

Overlooking Pyongyang from the Cemetery

Date: 

built 1975; renovated 1985

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Location 2: 

Geographic Coordinates: 

Latitude: 39.078842000000
Longitude: 125.828736000000

Measurements: 

30 hectares

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Notes: 

The cemetery, covering 30 hectares, contains hundreds of tombs. Notable people buried are Kim Il-Sung's wife and his mother.

Subject: 

Architecture--Korea (North)

Subject 2: 

Architecture--Korea (North)--P'yongyang

Photographer: 

Image Source: 

Personal collection of Lorenzo Vigotti, available in collaboration with the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University

Image Date: 

8/14/12