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Metro in Pyongyang

I was surprised to learn that PYG has a metro, 36 km of underground train corridors! The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dajanacesic
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New York City, New York
Another fascinating experience !

Ok its not the Moscow metro but they have tried hard to replicate it. It is grand - at least the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James H
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“east germany” (5 reviews)
“rolling stock” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pyongyang, North Korea
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was surprised to learn that PYG has a metro, 36 km of underground train corridors! The construction started in 1960ies and is to be continued. My friend and I took 2 different lines and were impressed with the stations, grandioze mural mozaics and the...More

Thank dajanacesic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok its not the Moscow metro but they have tried hard to replicate it. It is grand - at least the two stations you get to see are. I question whether its a real chance to get close to the locals as there is no...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a "must-visit" for all foreign visitors to North Korea. Actually, practically all tours to North Korea would take tourists to take Pyongyang metro! However, it seems that everyone is only allowed to take the metro for one stop, and thus, viewing only two...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The first thing I noticed about the Pyongyang Metro is that it is nothing at all like the London Tube! First of all, it is considerably deeper. Secondly, there are only two lines. Thirdly, it is virtually empty, and finally it is beautifully decorated with...More

Thank Leopard_Lil
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The rolling stock might be dated but the system works. The charming locals gave up their seats for us foreigners and those who could speak English, engaged us in conversation. The interiors of the stations are very impressive and lokk like cathedrals! Well worth a...More

1  Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The metro consists of only 2 lines, but almost all the stations are remarkable, with big murals and statues of the leaders. Good opportunity for pictures.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 23 September 2017

It is a one line, and a few stations, but it is beautifully crafted and organized. Heard it is the deepest in the world, at 100 meters deep, but cannot verify that here. One of the only places we, as foreigners, can mingle with the...More

Thank Etienne T
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

One of the few chances to really be amongst locals. Impressive architecture with fancy decoration and as everywhere in this country a lot of propaganda and of course statues and pics of the leaders. We did 6 stations in a fully packed tram. Locals playing...More

Thank HolgadieWaldfee
Reviewed 18 September 2017

You wouldn’t think the world’s deepest subway system would be a signature activity in the world’s most secretive country, but by the time I toured this attraction with my guides I was used to these seemingly incongruous associations. Constructed largely in the 1960’s and 1970’s,...More

Thank midway42
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this site!! It is so deep underground and gorgeous when you arrive. Newspapers are posted and all the locals are gathered around.

Thank JetSetBlu
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