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Our Western tour leader was surprised to see the arch open and it was his first time to the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul S
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Alice Springs, Australia
Wow, it's bigger than the Arc de Triumph!

If the tittle is a claim to fame, than it's famous. Built to be bigger the French Equivalent it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RodGarnett
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Sydney, Australia
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Pyongyang, North Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Western tour leader was surprised to see the arch open and it was his first time to the top. The views from the top are great of the stadium and the surrounding empty streets. Inside is miss able. Entry fee is worth it.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If the tittle is a claim to fame, than it's famous. Built to be bigger the French Equivalent it isn't anywhere near as pleasing to the eye and is just a big cold monument. If only they had a Victory so they could march through...More

Thank RodGarnett
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A very impressive structure, off course slightly taller than the one in Paris and far less traffic, we caught the Metro to this monument, DPRK can certainly build some very impressive structures

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Modelled after the Parisian Arc de Triomphe, the North Koreans naturally had to ensure that theirs was bigger. An impressive monument at the centre of downtown Pyongyang.

Thank phinfogg
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Arch of Triumph is situated at the foot of Moran Hill and was built in 1982 to commemorate the Korean resistance to Japan from 1925 to 1945. After the ride up on the lift there was a short video about the history of Arch...More

1  Thank paullegate
Reviewed 21 April 2017

While it's certainly a very big arch, it's not very beautiful during the day. But when we went to the Kaeson Youth Park in the evening, we got to see the arch lit up at night, which was much prettier.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

There is an ok souvenir shop and you get a pretty good look at the Kim Il Sung Stadium and parts of the city from the top. Worth a look, particularly if you are already in the area (Kim Il Sung Stadium is next door).

Thank Paul1978
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It was built in April Juche 71 (1982) at the foot of Moran Hill to memorize the triumphal return of President Kim Il-Sung. 10500 blocks of granite were piled up. It is 60 m in height and 52,5 m in width. The four columns were...More

Thank janao
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It is 60 metres (200ft) high and 50 metres (164ft) wide. Only when you see it in person you realise how big it is, but is not the most beautiful I've seen. The guide told us that it was built to commemorate the resistance to...More

1  Thank Daniel159
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Beautiful arch though we did not stop at it unfortunately... I wish we could but I did not dare to insist to our dominant though friendly female guide!

Thank incahueca
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