February 25, 2021
KCNA Pyongyang Times

Ryongmun Cavern reconstructed

Date: 21/02/2021 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

The Ryongmun Cavern has been rebuilt more wonderfully as one of underground scenic attractions.

The cavern, a large cave among limestone caves unfolding myriads of shapes of wonders, was built as a scenic spot 20-odd years ago and has been visited by millions of people so far.

According to Ri Pun Ok, director of the Ryongmun Cavern management station, the strange looks of beauty spots have recently been brought into relief while preserving the noted places of the cavern as they were and the beauty has been added to surrounding scenery.

The entrance to the cavern was reshaped to add more weight and magnificence than before.

The building at the entrance has been surrounded by granite to enhance its refinement and the ceiling of the building decorated with stalactites in relief to promote the relish of the natural cave from its entrance.

The entrance to the corridor of hundreds-of-metre-long cavern, which had been covered by coating materials, underwent waterproof plastering and sound absorption repainting and photos showing the noted places of the cavern were put on display on the left and right sides. Indirect lighting was given on both sides of the ceiling to make visitors bodily sense the mystery and rapture of the cavern as they enter it.

Rainbow trout fishponds using the water of falls were newly built in the Jimyo cave, one of the famous scenic spots, and Chonsang Ragwon Valley and illumination equipment was installed to bring into relief the beauty and wonderfulness of the scenic sights.

Safe handrails were installed to Paektu Millyong Valley, Posok Valley and other scenic sights.

Soft-drink and souvenir stands and outdoor dining and resting places were arranged at the outside of the cavern to go well with surrounding scenery, while good species of trees were planted in large numbers to enhance the beauty of scenery.

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