Thursday, August 8, 2019

Ryugyong Hotel

A skyscraper with unusual, pyramidal form. Height - 330 m, 105 floors, constructed in 1987 - 2013. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0363 N 125.7310 E Categories: Hotels and inns Values: Architecture,...

Rŭngrado May First Stadium

The largest stadium in the world by capacity, with 150,000 seats. Constructed in 1989, used for sport events, politically motivated mass performances and executions. Location,...

Songgyungwan Academy

Higher education institution, established in 1089. More than 20 buildings, two more than 500 years old ginkgo trees and more than 900 years old...

Pyongyang Bell

An enormous bell, cast in 1726. The 12.9 tonnes heavy bell is 3.1 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0230 N 125.7570 E Categories: Entertainment infrastructure Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Kyongam Pavilion

An old and ornate pavilion in scenic place. Initially built in 1798, moved to present place in 1917, restored in 1955. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.5030 N...

63 Building

The world's tallest gold-clad building, 249 m tall. Skyscraper was built in 1985. At sunrise its reflection is blinding. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.5198 N 126.940181 E Categories: Government...

Bell of King Seongdeok

The largest extant bell in Korea, which was cast from bronze in 771 AD. Bell is 3.33 m tall and 18.9 tons heavy. Now...

Sosu Seowon

The oldest Neo-Confucian academy in Korea, founded in 1543. Most of the old buildings of this academy and many traditions have been preserved up...

House of Columbus in Vila Baleira

A house where Christopher Columbus and his wife lived at the end of the 15th century, before Columbus discovered America. Now here is a...

UNAM Biblioteca Central

Large university library. Outside of the building is covered with the largest murals in the world, created by Juan O’Gorman of tiles in 1956. Location,...