"Kim Il Sung pin" Top 5 Page for this destination P'yongyang Local Custom Tip by Willettsworld

P'yongyang Local Customs: 10 reviews and 33 photos


Every adult in North Korea has to wear a pin with Kim Il Sung on it to show their allegiance to him, everyday of their lives. I believe they actually get given them on their 17th birthday and different styles don't actually mean anything but I can't confirm this. All I can confirm is that there is no way of buying them in North Korea. You can buy them in China but it won't be the same as buying them in the country they come from. The photo is of our video camera man who was with us for a week filming us visiting each site.

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  • Written Sep 6, 2008
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