Yanggakdo Hotel

Pyongyang, Korea Dem Peoples Rep | Hotel
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The Truman Show

A travel blog entry by claude_and_iain on May 06, 2007

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This replaces a previously 'holding' entry I had here. The earlier fixed rule about not writing about our visit got progressively more lax as the week progressed. Hence I can share a heck of a lot.

This 5 day visit to North Korea has been far and away the most interesting place I have ever visited. No contest at all. Many places in the …

Pyongyang, October 16, 2008, Thursday

And so the day to leave North Korea finally arrived. Just to make a full circle, we had come to Pyongyang on a cloudy day, and now we were leaving on a cloudy day. Everything else in between was gorgeous.

Before checking out from the hotel, I had to do one more last thing. I still owed Michael those 42 yuan from two days before, and I w...

Pyongyang, Korea Dem Peoples Rep the_wayfarer

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Location

This hotel, located in Pyongyang, is near Tower of the Juche Idea, Triumphal Arch, Kim Il Sung Stadium, and The State Circus.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsYanggakdo Hotel Pyongyang

    Reviewed by matthewbeard

    The creepy Yanggakdo hotel with the worst elevators in the world

    Reviewed Jul 24, 2013
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Stayed here for the duration of our trip to North Korea. It is a 47 floor hotel for international guests on an island in the middle of the city. Seems that the guests are made up of foreign government officials, tourists and arms dealers. Mystery surrounds the place, including rumours of wifi internet being available "somewhere outside" and lots of mystery floors on which the lift doors open to complete darkness. Every meal is taken in the revolving restaurant on the top floe

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Yanggakdo Hotel Pyongyang

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