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Kim Il-Sung square as viewed from the Grand People's Study House

Kim Il-Sung square is a public square in North Korea located the heart of Pyongyang, next to the Taedong River and adjacent to the Grand People's Study House and Juche Tower.

The square was built as part of the reconstruction of Pyongyang following the Korean War. It acts as the very centre of the city and the regime itself, being surrounded by numerous government ministries and key buildings. The square is the host to the numerous ceremonies, events and military parades as so often commonly seen in the country.



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This article is part of a series on Pyongyang

Places: Arch of Triumph- Arch of Reunification- Grand People's Study House- Juche Tower- Kim Il-Sung Square- Kumusan Palace of the Sun- Mansu Grand Hill Monument- Mansudae Art Studio- Mangyongdae native house- Pyongyang Metro- Pyongyang Railway Station- Pyongyang Zoo- Reunification Street- Ryomyong Street- Revolutionary Martyr's Cemetery- Science Street- Taedong River Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum- Yanggakdo Island
Hotels: Yanggakdo international hotel- Koryo Hotel- Sosan Hotel- Ryugyong Hotel (unfinished)