October 01, 2020

Chinese tourism to Pyongyang restricted ahead of September parade, say sources

Agencies informed that hotels unavailable ahead of 9/9 celebrations

Chinese tourism to the North Korean capital city will be highly restricted until as late as the end of August, informed sources told NK News on Friday.

The measure comes amid a significant uptick in Chinese tourism to the DPRK, which in recent weeks has resulted in as many as a thousand PRC nationals arriving in Pyongyang every day, NK News reporting showed in August.