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Welcome to Pyongyang

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  1. The viewing platform of the 492-foot-high Juche Tower offers terrific views of the East Pyongyang District, a mainly residential area. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  2. Kim Chun Hyo, a student at Moranbong Middle School Number One, is wearing the standard school uniform and badge. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  3. It is considered auspicious to get married on national holidays, such as April 15, the birthday of late national founder Kim Il Sung. Couples typically spend the day touring famous monuments like Mansudae Fountain Park, pictured here. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  4. Miss Mun, who works at Central Zoo, stands by a cage with many breeds of domestic cats. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  5. The Three Revolutions exhibition at the Heavy Industry Hall is meant to showcase North Korea's industrial achievements and the strength of its national economy. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  6. Employees of the Mangyongdae Petrol Station. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  7. Opened in 1960, Okyru Cold Noodle restaurant can feed up to 1,500 guests in one seating and has a mural of the Kumgang mountains on one wall. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  8. Guide Mrs. He stands in one of the more than 600 rooms in the Grand People's Study House. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  9. Pyongyang's metro system is the deepest in the world (328 feet below ground). Like most stations, Puhung Metro Station has murals depicting leaders such as comrade Kim Il Sung among a group of workers. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)
  10. A view of the studio where a film version of the revolutionary opera "The Flower Girl" was produced. ((c) Charlie Crane / Chris Boot)

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