Tag Archives: Tourism

Pyongyang Golf Course

The Pyongyang Golf Course is located in Thaesong-ri, Kangso District, Nampho City. Renovated in 2019, it covers an area of about 200 hectares and has an accommodation capacity of over 200 persons at a time. In its compound through the golf ball-looking gate, one can enjoy a bird’s-eye view of golf courses. The courses, with […]

Pyongyang – capital of the DPRK

Pyongyang is the capital city of the DPRK and the centre of politics, the economy and culture. As the cradle of the Taedonggang Civilization, it has over 5 000-year-long history since Tangun, father of the Korean nation, established Ancient Korea and set Pyongyang as its capital. Major Attractions: Grand Monument on Mansu Hill, Tower of […]

13 Observations about North Korea by a Western Visitor

By Marcel Cartier I had the unique opportunity to spend several days in three different parts of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, more commonly just referred to as “North” Korea. This was an exceptionally life-changing experience that challenged many of the pre-conceptions that myself and fellow western visitors who accompanied me from Beijing had […]