April 24, 2024

Russian tourists share their impressions of North Korea after rare four-day trip

In interviews, first DPRK tourists in years recount state of facilities, restrictions on movement, trip costs and more

Nearly a hundred Russian tourists visited North Korea earlier this month, becoming the first foreign travelers to enter the country in years.

Now two of the travelers who joined the tour have shared their experiences with NK News, describing the country’s efforts to impress its first international visitors since early 2020, the current state of tourism facilities, their frustrations with restrictions and more.

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