The Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace of the unique architectural shape of a mother spreading out her arms to embrace her children, is a palace of children built thanks to the concern of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the state that try their best to bring the talents of schoolchildren into full bloom.
The palace was inaugurated on May 2, Juche 78 (1989), and was renovated in Juche 104 (2015) as suited to the sentiments of schoolchildren.
There are more than 150 rooms and halls that can accommodate over 5 000 schoolchildren from primary and middle schools in Pyongyang a day for their extracurricular activities.
They receive the education in science, arts and physical culture here free of charge.
It covers a total area of over 214 000㎡and has a total floor space of over 105 000 ㎡.