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Nice monument

A nice monument with good photopportunities in the middel of the road. A good place to stop on the... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
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Magnificent Arch

En route to the DMZ we stopped to see the Arch of Reunification. For best photos you needed to... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

You will pass through this arch when traveling south towards the demilitarized zone in the south. The arch is enormous and very important for the Koreans. You have a great view through the gate overlooking the city as well

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very impressive sight and basically it's one of the things we expect to see given we've gone to the DPRK in the first place. It's obviously very political and hardly representative of what we saw elsewhere in the country - but part of the experience....More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

A nice monument with good photopportunities in the middel of the road. A good place to stop on the way to dmz.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We drove out of Pyongyang past this arch and it is a seriously impressive site. I was therefore really glad when we stopped here on our way back to the city. The arch is huge and I know it sounds childish...but ‘it just looks sooo...More

Thank LynsFrostee
Reviewed January 13, 2018

As with many of the places I saw on my tour of North Korea this too was a visit worth remembering. You can go inside the arch to see plaques of other countries that have endorsed the idea of the meaning behind the arch. Wandering...More

2  Thank dropbear108
Reviewed January 10, 2018

It is on the main road from Pyongyang to Kaesong and DMZ (the border with South Korea). Usually your tour would stop here for half a minute for visitors to take pictures. It is nice for pictures but nothing much else to see around here.

1  Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed December 30, 2017

En route to the DMZ we stopped to see the Arch of Reunification. For best photos you needed to stand on the double yellow lines in the middle of the road! No problem because no vehicles drive under the arch they all take the deviation...More

1  Thank Katesgrove
Reviewed October 29, 2017

An impressively massive monument with sombre undertones just outside Pyongyang and straddling the Reunification Highway between Pyongyang, Kaesong and the DMZ. We saw it twice on the way to and back from the DMZ. The monument comprises of two statues of ladies in traditional dress...More

1  Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed September 28, 2017

You will most likely stop there on your way to the DMZ. Notice that the cars have to go around the monument - special traffic rules in DPRK.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Fittingly visited on our way back from the DMZ, the Arch of Reunification appropriately straddles the Reunification Highway that connects Pyongyang to Panmunjom. The arch consists of two women in traditional Korean dress holding a sphere of a reunified nation. The sphere, of course, is...More

1  Thank midway42
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