June 06, 2023

A Blogger in Pyongyang (Part 3)

In early 2010 Ashen posted about the infamous Pyongyang Metro, one of the deepest functioning systems in the world.  Because of restrictions on where tourists can visit, visitors to Pyongyang normally only see two stations of the system.  This has led to suggestions that the metro system is in fact merely a two station loop, populated by actors at the exact time of tourists visits.  However, this is far from the truth, and Ashen’s post chimes with what other long-term inhabitants have said, that in fact the system is indeed more or less fully active.

Ashen explains: