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North Korea's eclectic architecture

A general view of the Daedong River Fish Market Restaurant in Pyongyang in this undated photo released July 30, 2018. KCNA via REUTERS

A general view of the Daedong River Fish Market Restaurant in Pyongyang in this undated photo released July 30, 2018. KCNA via REUTERS

A general view of the Daedong River Fish Market Restaurant in Pyongyang in this undated photo released July 30, 2018. KCNA via REUTERS
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A view of the Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 28, 2015. 


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A view of the Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 28, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

A view of the Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 28, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
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A view of Pyongyang's Mirae Scientists Street in this undated photo released October 21, 2015. 


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A view of Pyongyang's Mirae Scientists Street in this undated photo released October 21, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

A view of Pyongyang's Mirae Scientists Street in this undated photo released October 21, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
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The Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang October 11, 2015. 

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The Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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The Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 28, 2015. 


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The Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 28, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

The Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 28, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
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A metro station interior in Pyongyang August 14, 2005. 


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A metro station interior in Pyongyang August 14, 2005. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

A metro station interior in Pyongyang August 14, 2005. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev
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A soldier in central Pyongyang April 16, 2017. 


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A soldier in central Pyongyang April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A soldier in central Pyongyang April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man walks in front of a replica of a Unha-3 rocket displayed in Pyongyang April 17, 2017. 


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A man walks in front of a replica of a Unha-3 rocket displayed in Pyongyang April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man walks in front of a replica of a Unha-3 rocket displayed in Pyongyang April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A view of the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in this undated photo released April 22, 2015. 

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A view of the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in this undated photo released April 22, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

A view of the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in this undated photo released April 22, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
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Soldiers walk in front of the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang April 16, 2017. 


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Soldiers walk in front of the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers walk in front of the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A picture of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung on a building in Pyongyang October 5, 2011.    


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A picture of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung on a building in Pyongyang October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A picture of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung on a building in Pyongyang October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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The Munsu Water Park in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 16, 2013. 



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The Munsu Water Park in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 16, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

The Munsu Water Park in Pyongyang in this undated photo released October 16, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA
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Fireworks explode in the sky over high rise buildings in Pyongyang in this undated photo released January 1, 2015. 


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Fireworks explode in the sky over high rise buildings in Pyongyang in this undated photo released January 1, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

Fireworks explode in the sky over high rise buildings in Pyongyang in this undated photo released January 1, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
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General view of the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang in this undated photo released June 20, 2014. 

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General view of the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang in this undated photo released June 20, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

General view of the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang in this undated photo released June 20, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA
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The top of the 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang October 9, 2015. 


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The top of the 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang October 9, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The top of the 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang October 9, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A residential building in central Pyongyang October 9, 2015. 


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A residential building in central Pyongyang October 9, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A residential building in central Pyongyang October 9, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A member of staff looks from the balcony inside the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in central Pyongyang May 5, 2016. 



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A member of staff looks from the balcony inside the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in central Pyongyang May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A member of staff looks from the balcony inside the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in central Pyongyang May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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The Arch of Reunification in Pyongyang August 14, 2005. 


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The Arch of Reunification in Pyongyang August 14, 2005. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

The Arch of Reunification in Pyongyang August 14, 2005. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev
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Children attending the Congress of the Korean Children's Union (KCU) at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang in this undated photo released June 6, 2013. 


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Children attending the Congress of the Korean Children's Union (KCU) at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang in this undated photo released June 6, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

Children attending the Congress of the Korean Children's Union (KCU) at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang in this undated photo released June 6, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA
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The Ryugyong Kimchi Factory in this undated photo released June 10, 2016. 



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The Ryugyong Kimchi Factory in this undated photo released June 10, 2016. KCNA/ via REUTERS

The Ryugyong Kimchi Factory in this undated photo released June 10, 2016. KCNA/ via REUTERS
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Portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung (L) are lit at night in Pyongyang, July 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung (L) are lit at night in Pyongyang, July 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung (L) are lit at night in Pyongyang, July 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Statues of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung and former leader Kim Jong Il at Mansudae hill in Pyongyang in this undated photo released January 1, 2014. 


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Statues of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung and former leader Kim Jong Il at Mansudae hill in Pyongyang in this undated photo released January 1, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

Statues of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung and former leader Kim Jong Il at Mansudae hill in Pyongyang in this undated photo released January 1, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA
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Solar panels facing the sun from balconies of an apartment building in Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang August 27, 2014. 


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Solar panels facing the sun from balconies of an apartment building in Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Staff

Solar panels facing the sun from balconies of an apartment building in Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Staff
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Members of the women's union take part in a dancing party at the plaza of the Arch of Triumph for the 83rd anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA), in Pyongyang in this undated photo released April 25, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

Members of the women's union take part in a dancing party at the plaza of the Arch of Triumph for the 83rd anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA), in Pyongyang in this undated photo released April 25, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

Members of the women's union take part in a dancing party at the plaza of the Arch of Triumph for the 83rd anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA), in Pyongyang in this undated photo released April 25, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un outside the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in this undated photo released June 2, 2015. 

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un outside the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in this undated photo released June 2, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un outside the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in this undated photo released June 2, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
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