It's Korea's highest and most majestic peak and an active volcano. Standing tall at 2,744 m (9,003 ft) high, Mount Paektu is revered by the Koreans as a sacred place and has been known as the birthplace of Korea for centuries starting from the legendary King Tangun, founding father of Korea. When Kim Jong-un recently scaled the mountain, he famously said that climbing it "provides precious mental pabulum more powerful than any kind of nuclear weapon." Read on to find out how you can experience Pyongyang and climb North Korea's Mount Paektu in one unforgettable weekend!

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