We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Unbelievable

But then again everything in this country is unbelievable including some of the stories guides tell... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
David B
,
London, United Kingdom
Well used transport system and cheap

Had the chance to take the subway for a few stops during their National Day holiday (9 Sep). Even... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Jenn Jong Y
,
Singapore, null, Singapore
Read all 167 reviews
274
All photos (274)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“east germany”(6 reviews)
“rolling stock”(5 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Pyongyang, North Korea
Reviews (167)
Filter reviews
103 results
Traveller rating
68
32
2
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
68
32
2
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews long escalator east germany rolling stock bomb shelter rare chance an interesting experience mingle with the locals works of art daily lives feel free soviet era great opportunity foreign tourists daily life triumphal arch take pictures platform
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 103 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six stations, very interesting, and deeeep underground. Staff is unpleasant, and train cars are very old.

Thank Olle D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

But then again everything in this country is unbelievable including some of the stories guides tell you. Grandiose, amazing mosaics, some old German trains, some new Korean ones. All under the watchful eye of a Kim....as usual.

Thank David B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Had the chance to take the subway for a few stops during their National Day holiday (9 Sep). Even though it was holiday and most were busy with the parade that was just over, it was still quite crowded. And it costs just 5 Won...More

Thank Jenn Jong Y
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Our tour took us onto the underground system, a few rides between stations and the chance to see the platform halls. Like any Pyongyang tour you are escorted so contact with local people is about impossible, some ladies waving at us on the escalator was...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting to mingle with the locals and to visit all of the stations accessible by foreigners. Each stations well adorned with ornate pictures and lighting. One of the highlights of our trip!

Thank Angelady74
Reviewed 13 September 2018

having been a couple of times to visit over the years, I was surprised to see that they have now opened up 4 more stations - to 6 in total.

Thank 548michaelc
Reviewed 31 August 2018

It was a great visit to the metro station. It is built so deep, so that it can also double as a bunker. Very interesting. You can quite freely take pictures here (under guidance of course). Lovely mosaics in the metro. i would recommend this

Thank VGriet
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a very deep metro (at least 60m) and no doubt doubles as civilian protection. Carriages are old but clean. A slice of daily life.

Thank Tim2037
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This Subway is so nice all the facilities are in perfect and beautiful conditions, the electrical stair are very long because subway is located under 100 meter down , wow you can see different kind of wagons but some are old and beautiful every wall...More

Thank alejandrov641
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Join the local commuters for a ride in one of the picturesque public transports of the world. Each station has been designed and decorated around a theme, e.g. honour. The different styles and mosaics make the ride magnificent. The imported East-German rolling stock still have...More

Thank Henri B
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 nearby hotels
Pothonggang Hotel
25 reviews
1.05 km away
Koryo Hotel
191 reviews
1.72 km away
Ryanggang Hotel
41 reviews
2.16 km away
Sosan Hotel
46 reviews
2.16 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10 nearby restaurants
Rakwon
6 reviews
1.48 km away
Grand Theatre Restaurant
5 reviews
2.82 km away
The Diplomatic Restaurant - "The New Diplo"
16 reviews
3.97 km away
Moranbang
5.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 nearby attractions
Tower of the Juche Idea
284 reviews
4.06 km away
Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum
159 reviews
3.78 km away
Mansudae Grand Monument
84 reviews
3.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pyongyang Metro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines