The Arch of Triumph is a monument to the home return of
the great leader Comrade kimm II Sung who liberated Korea
from Japanese colonism.
It is on the crossroads of Kim II Sung Stadium at the foot
of Moran Hill.
It was erected in April Juche 71(1982) on the occasion of
his 70th birthday of the great leader.
Composed of 10,500 blocks of granite, it is 60m in height
and 52.5m in width. Its side width is 36.2m and arch 27m
in height and 18.6m in width.
Carved in relief on the arch is the dates "1925-1945" which
mark the year when the great leader started the revolution
and liberated Korea. For subsidiary group sculptures are
also carved in relief. Inscribed on the upper part is the
"Song of General Kim II Sung".