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DPRK Draws Many Tourists
Pyongyang, April 21 (KCNA) -- Many tourists have come to the DPRK since the advent of spring.

They have enjoyed sightseeing in different areas of the country.

Those from China, UK, Canada, Germany and some other countries climbed Moran Hill associated with the time-honored history of Pyongyang on April 15, the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, to see the Ulmil, Choesung and Aeryon pavilions and other historic relics. They joined local people in celebrating the holiday on the hill.

They then visited Kim Il Sung Stadium and Arch of Triumph near the hill.

They also toured Kaesong area.

At Panmunjom, they went round the hall where armistice talks were held and the hall where the armistice agreement was signed and watched the Military Demarcation Line and the demilitarized zone dividing the Korean nation into two for over half a century.

They admired cultural heritages in Kaesong that was the capital of Koryo, the first unified state of Korea.

The area has over 100 historic remains, including the Mausoleum of King Wang Kon, the founder of Koryo, Mausoleum of King Kongmin, Ryongthong Temple, South Gate and Sonjuk Bridge.

Back to Pyongyang, they enjoyed a grand magic show, the first of its kind in Korea, on Monday.

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