The Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace was opened on May 2, 1989 and it is located in Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang.

It was visited by Kim Jong Un in May, 2014. He put forth a task to reconstruct it into the world class palace of children. Reconstruction of the palace was completed in December, 2015.

In the entrance hall there is an autographic proposition ofKim Il Sung which goes: Children are the treasure of the nation and the future of Korea belongs to them.

With a building area of over 100,000 the palace is composed of the science block, arts block, gymnasium and indoor swimming pool. It has about 150 various group rooms, drilling rooms and a 2,000-capacity theatre which suit to the modern aesthetic tastes and children’s feelings and can accommodate any performances. There are also a typical science hall with a large-sized relief map of Korea and a model of the satellite carrier rocket Unha-3 and an arts hall for a rest and public presentation of their skill. Besides, outdoors there are a sport ground and driving drilling ground. The palace has also a four-storied dormitory for the schoolchildren from local provinces.

Photos: Mangyongdae Schoolschildren’s Palace