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Revolutionary Martyrs' Cemetery

Revolutionary Martyrs' Cemetery in Pyongyang

It is a cemetery with the busts of many revolutionaries. The busts with a large flag cut in red granite in the background rise high on the top of Jujak Peak of the Taesong Mountains. A panoramic view of Pyongyang is overlooked.
The cemetery was enlarged in Juche 74(1985). It is composed of a red granite flag, busts, a hero medal carved pedestal for placing floral tributes and four subsidiary group sculptures. It occupies an area of 30 hectares. It is 1,400m in height and 22m in length. The hero medal is 4.3m long and 2.5m wide. The number of granite stairs is up to 350 from the gate to the memorial pillars.


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