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The 2,750m Mt.Paektu is the highest mountain in Korea. It is the best mountain among the six celebrated mountains of Korea with magnificent 216 peaks, mysterious climate, alpine faunal and floral resources.
The mountain is crowned with white snow all year round, hence the name. The mountaintop is celebrated for the panoramic view of Lake Chon, situated at the highest point in the world as a volcanic lake. It is highlighted by the sunrise, an unrivaled ecstasy to be found.
Mt.Paektu is the sacred mountain of Korean revolution where great President Kim Il Sung waged anti-Japanese revolutionary war to liberate Korea and great General Kim Jong Il was born. Therefore, it has becoming a desirable site of every visitor to this country.
It is 385km from Pyongyang in a straight line. It is more easily accessible by air.
Distance: Pyongyang-Mt Paektu 385km


Mt. Paektu


 

 

Mt. Paektu at sunrise

 

 

Lake Chon on the summit of Mt. Paektu viewed from the air

 

 

The Sobaek Stream in summer

 

 

Hyangdo Peak in winter

 

 

Flowering season at the foot of Mt. Paektu

 

 

Piru Peak

 

 

Folds in a lava zone

 

 

Spring comes to the shore of Lake Chon

 

 

The Paektu forest in autumn

 

 

A carpet of flowers by the lake

 

 

Rimyongsu in summer

 

 

 

 

Monument to Mt. Paektu

 

 

The birthplace of leader Kim Jong Il at the secret camp on Mt. Paektu

 

 

A snowstorm on Janggun Peak

 

 

Haeppal Peak in summer

 

 

The Paektu forest in summer

 

 

Cloudscape over Lake Chon

 

 

A carpet of flowers by the lake

 

 

Hyongje (Brothers) Falls, Sagimun Falls, Rimyongsu Falls

 

 

Mt. Paektu viewed from Mt. Kom.

 

 

The secret camp on Soyonji Peak

 

 

Larch trees on Mt. Kom

 

 

An aerial view of Lake Samji