Rungra People's Pleasure Ground

The Rungra People's Pleasure Ground is an amusement park located in Rungra Island, Pyongyang, North Korea. It was opened in 2012 in a ceremony with Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol-ju.[1][2] It has a dolphinarium, swimming pool, arcade, mini golf course, fun fair, and courts for tennis, badminton, and volleyball.[3] The park has been expanded many times over the years and now has its own trolley transportation system.

Rungra People's Pleasure Ground
Rungra People's Pleasure Ground
LocationRungra Island, Pyongyang, North Korea
Operating seasonYear-round
Rungra People's Pleasure Ground
Revised RomanizationNeungna Inmin Yuwonji
McCune–ReischauerRŭngra Inmin Yuwŏnji

The park entrance fee was 2000 won in 2012, equivalent to around USD$20 at the official exchange rate or USD$0.25 at the black market rate.[4][5]

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References Edit

  1. ^ Kim, Sam (26 July 2012). "North Korea's Kim Jong Un Shows Off New Wife Ri Sol Ju". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
  2. ^ KCTV (Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju Visits Rungra People′s Pleasure Ground) on YouTube[dead link]
  3. ^ "In Amusement Park--YuMi Tour Series: #northkorea, #dprk". 31 August 2022.
  4. ^ "北노동자 평균월급과 입장료 같은 '릉라인민유원지' 암표까지". 21 August 2012.
  5. ^ "릉라인민유원지 인파 북적, 암표 등장". 17 August 2012.

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