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Tower of the Juche Idea

Downtown Pyongyang, Pyongyang, North Korea
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Amazing tower

We went here to visit this hidden country, the tower of the Juche is a stunning place to visit at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kevintran261
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Nice views

The tower provides nice views over Pyongyang. Nothing more, nothing less The tower has plates... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Danielontour
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great view” (19 reviews)
“ground level” (4 reviews)
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Downtown Pyongyang, Pyongyang, North Korea
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"great view"
in 19 reviews
"kim il sung square"
in 14 reviews
"ground level"
in 4 reviews
"across the river"
in 8 reviews
"washington monument"
in 3 reviews
"costs euros"
in 3 reviews
"red flame"
in 2 reviews
"your bearings"
in 2 reviews
"small elevator"
in 2 reviews
"entire city"
in 2 reviews
"british accent"
in 2 reviews
"souvenir shop"
in 4 reviews
"degree view of the city"
in 3 reviews
"yanggakdo hotel"
in 4 reviews
"local guide"
in 6 reviews
"impressive structure"
in 3 reviews
"lift"
in 28 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here to visit this hidden country, the tower of the Juche is a stunning place to visit at night because it's an emblem of the country

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tower provides nice views over Pyongyang. Nothing more, nothing less The tower has plates from supporting associations in the world for the Juche ideals. A lift will bring you up to the top. For 5 Euro per person.

1  Thank Danielontour
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tall tower with a great view! The tour guide also told stories explaining the symbolic features of the building bricks. The view was excellent and the small elevator fee was absolutely worth the waiting line.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my highlights on my Pyongyang tour. It only costs 5 euros to ascend to the top, and the views are amazing. The giftshop is great, and you can even get some creepy super high content alcohol with dead snakes and squid...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Can be seen from many locations in Pyongyang and looks spectacular. The visit to the tower and trip to the top was fantastic. As with most aspects of NK and Pyongyang there is a lot of propaganda spoken about the ideology associated with the Tower...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t cost much at all to head up the Juche Tower and although it’s a pretty small space up there it is an ace view. I’d definitely recommend a brief trip up just to get some great pics of the city and to get...More

Thank LynsFrostee
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The Juche Tower is a symbol of the Juche idea (national self reliance, literally “Master of one’s self”) penned by Kim Il Sung. For 5 euros you can catch the lift to the top of the Tower for spectacular views over Pyongyang.

1  Thank Katesgrove
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

The on-site guide told us that this is the talllest concrete tower in the world (I did not check). I would recommend the visit to this tower despite 6 Euros a ticket per person for the sheer view of the city from the top. On...More

1  Thank dajanacesic
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

An important landmark in Pyongyang. There is a lift to the top, which affords a great view of the city. Here also hv a gallery. 一個在平壤的重要景觀地標, 有電梯可直通最頂端看平壤. 天氣好可以看很遠 ~ 景觀非常棒. 這裡也有個畫廊, 可以看當地出色的畫作.

1  Thank 強 傅
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I loved the way you skip queues in Korea ! They really want to get you in and out as soon as they can. That's for sure. Unbeatable views from the top ! A must see of you can

1  Thank James H
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