The former Yamato Hotel in #Shenyang, #China. Since opening in 1927, guests of this historic railway hotel have included Pu Yi, Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Zedong, Kim Il Sung, Ho Chi Minh, warlords, spies, & rouge generals. As they say at the Overlook Hotel: "All the best people."

2:40 PM ยท Sep 25, 2021

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Kim Il Sung stayed at the hotel in Sept. 1953 on his first visit outside of the #DPRK after the end of the #KoreanWar. #NorthKorea's Choe Yong-gon also stayed at the hotel prior to 1949, possibly during the Chinese Civil War.
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