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Chollima Statue

Chollima Statue in Pyongyang

The Chollima Statue symbolizes the heroic mettle and indomitable spirit of our people who made ceaseless innovations for postwar rehabilitation in the spirit of Chollima, the legendary horse to run a thousand ri a day.
It rises on the Mansu Hill.
It was erected on April 15, Juche 50(1961) on the occasion of the 49th birthday of the great leader Comrade Kim II Sung, The 32m high pedestal was made up of over 2,500 pieces of granite with 360 kinds in different size.
On the pedestal a running horse with wings is depicted. The figure of a worker and woman peasant are on the horseback. The statue is 40m high with the horse 14m high and 16m long.


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