The Ultimate North Korea Travel Guide: 15 Places You’ll Never See

Posted on Jul 29 2016 - 1:52pm by scott kolp
* scott kolp for Attractions July 29, 2016

Due to the oppressive communist regime in North Korea, this country remains one of the most closed-off places in the entire world. While there is some degree of tourism in the country, the simple fact is that most travelers will never have the opportunity to experience North Korea’s sights in person. With that in mind, let’s take a look at 15 places you’ll never see in North Korea!

1. Tower of Juche Idea


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Built to commemorate the 70th birthday of Kim Il-Sung, this 560-foot tall stone structure towers over the Taedong River in the North Korean capital city of Pyongyang.