Educational facilities include: University of Agriculture, University of Geology, University of Medicine, University of Education no. 1 and, University of Education no 2. It is also the home of the Sariwŏn Pharmaceutical College of Koryŏ. Also in Sariwŏn is "Sariwŏn Folklore street" built during Kim-Jong-il's rule. Built to display an ideal picture of ancient Korea, it includes apparently historical style buildings and a selection of ancient Korean cannon, it is a romanticised version of Korea, frequently used as a destination for foreigners on official government tours. Regardless of the fact Kim Jong-il constructed a folk street, many older style ancient Korean buildings actually exist in the city.