People's Palace of Culture

The People's Palace of Culture (Korean: 인민문화궁전; Hanja: 人民文化宮殿) is a palace and theater located in Pyongyang, North Korea.[1] Construction for the building finished in January 1974 and was opened to the public in April 1974.[2] South Korean President Kim Dae-jung was given a welcome ceremony at the People's Palace of Culture during the 2000 inter-Korean summit.[3]

People's Palace of Culture
LocationChollima Street, Central District Pyongyang, North Korea
OpenedApril 1974

The building is four stories tall and has a basement floor as well.[4]

People's Palace of Culture
Revised RomanizationInmin Munhwa Gungjeon
McCune–ReischauerInmin Munhwa Kungjŏn

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  1. ^ "[사진으로 본 북한 취재기] 4. 인민문화궁전, 평양 뒷거리 | Voice of America - Korean". (in Korean). Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  2. ^ "인민문화궁전(人民文化宮殿) - 한국민족문화대백과사전". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  3. ^ 이원섭 (2003-07-30). 햇볕정책을 위한 변론 (in Korean). 필맥. ISBN 978-89-97751-60-0.
  4. ^ "북한정보포털 |". Retrieved 2020-05-09.

Coordinates: 39°01′31″N 125°44′18″E / 39.0254°N 125.7384°E / 39.0254; 125.7384