It is a 47-storied tower building with a total floor space of 86 000 square metres.
It was inaugurated in Juche 86 (1997).
For its location on Yanggak Island on the Taedong River, the air around it is particularly fresh and clean.
Equipped with all the facilities for the convenience of the guests, it has about 1 000 bedrooms.
There is a two-storied revolving restaurant on the top floor.
It has several restaurants that serve different national foods of China, Europe and other countries.