Kim Il-Sung Immortality Tower

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This immortality tower at the entrance to Kumsong Street in Pyongyang is dedicated to Kim Il-Sung. With two arch openings in the fountation, the tower itself has the immortal slogan in relief on the front and back, with magnolia flowers (the national flower) on the sides of the base. Every administrative district in DPRK has an immortality tower, honoring the immortal heroes of the revolution.

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Architecture--Korea (North)

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Architecture--Korea (North)--Pyongyang

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

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8/14/12

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39.058447, 125.754831

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DPRK_903