N. Korean statue sites re-opened to tourists, but protocol changes
Visitors now under stricter guidelines, tourism industry sources say
North Korean authorities are once again allowing tourists to visit statues of late leaders President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il following a brief suspension that started in late May, tourist industry personnel confirmed on Monday.
The end of the suspension, which until early June stopped tourists from visiting statue sites nationwide, has resulted in new protocols being implemented for those wishing to make visits.
“Tourists are able to request a visit to the statues and then it can be arranged, but this request (now) gets made on the spot,” said Simon Cockerell, General
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