Tourists granted rare access to nearly all stations on Pyongyang metro network

Two Western tour companies allowed access to areas of Pyongyang metro for first time
May 2nd, 2014

Two tour companies, Pyongyang-Travel and Koryo Tours, have conducted the most extensive tours of the Pyongyang Metro system to date after visiting stations in April that were previously off limits to foreign visitors.

Tourists were previously only allowed to visit a small number of stations on one of Pyongyang’s two Metro lines, but members of

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Hamish Macdonald

Hamish Macdonald is an NK News contributor and has previously worked at The Korea Herald and for the Australia Centre for Independent Journalism in Sydney.

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