Kim Il Sung Square 2016 – High-Resolution Photo

Zoom-able, high-resolution photo of Kim Il Sung Square photographed on 2016 July 9th, 2:54 pm. This photo is 72483 × 15153 pixels at over 1000mb.

Golden Triangle Bank

The Golden Triangle Bank is the primary bank of the Rason Special Economic Zone. Exchanges rates here are at local market exchange rates of 8,000KPW/US$1 instead of the usual 100KPW/US$1. The exchange rates here are also much better than in Pyongyang. Because Rason is a ‘Special Economic Zone’, you’ll find Chinese and Russians businessmen making […]

Kaesong Border Town Near Ganghwa-gun

Zoom-able, high-resolution panoramic photo of the Kaesong border town, situated 4 km away from Ganghwa-gun (강화군) in South Korea.

Changjon Street

Changjon Street represented the beginning of a wave of “modernization projects” that would see multiple new-towns like Mirae Scientists Street (미래과학자거리) and Ryomyong New Town (려명거리신도시) sprout up across Pyongyang.

Kaesong Industrial Area Seen from Dora Observatory

The Kaesong Industrial Area panorama was captured while facing the North-West direction at the Dora Observatory (도라전망대) in South Korea

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

Opened on 1 May 1989, the Rungrado May Day Stadium has a total floor space of over 207,000 m² and a seating capacity of 114 000. It’s officially the stadium with the largest seating capacity in the world.

Wonsan Kalma Beach 2013

This is Wonsan Kalma beach in 2013 before the area was redeveloped as part of the Wonsan Kalma Resort. When I first visited this place, I was only told there were some big plans for renovations “very soon”. No additional details were given at that time. It wasn’t until 2015 that I heard about the […]

Fish Names of Korea

Zoom-able, high-resolution photo of a school poster with the North Korean names of various sea creatures. This photo is 6220 × 9000 pixels at over 42mb. Please be patient while the image loads in the background. Use your mouse (or fingers) to navigate the image

Rural North Korea

The life of a North Korean outside of the cities and towns revolves primarily around agriculture. One of the biggest changes in recent years has been the allowance of farmers to decide for themselves what they want to grow; as long as state production requirements are met…

Chongun Rock

This spectacular rock formation is known as Chongun Rock. The formation sits mostly on the Chinese side of the border so the best view of it is actually on the North Korean side.