5 days in North Korea Itinerary

5 days in North Korea Itinerary

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— 3 nights


Pyongyang ©
Built from the ground up after the Korean War, Pyongyang impresses with its Soviet-era buildings and monuments to modern leadership.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Revolutionary Martyrs' Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Mansudae Grand Monument, pause for some photo ops at Triumphal Arch, then make a trip to Geumsusan Memorial Palace, then browse the different shops at Korean Department Store in Pyongyang, and finally pause for some photo ops at Tower of the Juche Idea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, make a trip to Kim Il-sung Square, then don't miss a visit to Grand People's Study House, then appreciate the history behind Arch of Reunification, and finally steep yourself in history at Former Residence of Mangyongdae.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Pyongyang is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pyongyang Time (KST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyongyang

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Tower of the Juche Idea ©
Tower of the Juche Idea
Kim Il-sung Square ©
Kim Il-sung Square
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch