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“to celebrate victory in korea”
Review of Triumphal Arch

Manchester, United Kingdom
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“to celebrate victory in korea”
Reviewed April 12, 2014

slightly bigger than the arc du trimphe another eye catching monument in the architecturally rich city of pyongyang

Visited May 2013
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“what can you hang from an arch that tall?”
Reviewed April 8, 2014

why lots of things and I imagine tourist wish they could at least get to walk thru it. Unfortunately most times it is under guard, why would an arch be guarded? Strange thinking in north korea. In any case it is not worth visiting,

Visited September 2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“It is an arch!”
Reviewed March 13, 2014

Triumphal arches, laid end to end, look pretty similar and frankly inspire few sharp intakes of breath. It's OK, and very "archy"

It is, however, on the Metro line, and you will likely get to visit it on the subway which really is fascinating.

Visited March 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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“If I cant get to Paris!”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

This one is similar to the one in Paris, but 11 metres taller! I did not go up, but I did see people up the top. It celebrates the victory against the Japanese in 1945. It is on a large round about, but the traffic is usually quite light. Mainly public transport. It is near to a sports stadium and the Triumphant Arch metro station. Here is also a good spot to take photos of the Pyongyang television tower.
It was built in 1982, and sadly it is another example of wasting resources when they are needed in other areas of the country.

Visited January 2014
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Kaliningrad, Russia
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“Interesting just to pass through”
Reviewed December 3, 2013

It`s quite similar to the one in Vientiane, Lao, but the difference is - it is not allowed to climb on it`s top...so just to make couple of pictures from car, passing through, is good enough.

Visited April 2013
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