North Korea

North Korea Land of the Morning Calms found in East Asia, occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula and shares a border with the South Korea and China North Korea. North Korea is less developed than South Korea, have ended in a cease fire during the Korean War. The Korean Demilitarized Zone serves as the buffer zone between both countries. Whilst the armed conflict between north & south Korea considerable efforts in reconciliation and unification has taken place in past. The entry for traveling for western have recently allowed with the clear change in tourism policy. North Korea allows all visitors to follow North Korean guide at all times with no interaction with locals in any destinations. There are strict norm for the guide agencies. Despite these oddities, the country has become one of the favorite destinations for Chinese and Russian vacationers. Even though there is a disparity between two Korean countries, there is no difference between the organic beauties. North Korea has maintained most of the historical sites and it awe-inspiring mountain vistas as with Mount Kumgang.

Top restaurants that one can find this place
  • Tongil Restaurant
    Kaesong

  • Duck Barbeque
    Pyongyang

  • Yanggakdo Hotel Restaurants
    Pyongyang

  • Kaesong restaurant
    Kaesong

  • Pyulmori restaurant
    Pyongyang

  • Okryu restaurant
    Pyongyang

  • Chongryu Restaurant
    Pyongyang

  • National Restaurant
    Pyongyang
Top Hotels that one can find this place
  • Yanggakdo Hotel
    Pyongyang

  • Koryo Hotel
    Pyongyang

  • Youth Hotel
    Pyongyang
Culture & Lifestyle
North Korea shares its rich culture and language with South Korea, but the two Koreas have developed distinct culture since the division of peninsula. The culture of Korea has a greater impact of neighboring countries like China. However its culture came under attack during the Japanese rule as, it enforced various cultural assimilation policy. Nevertheless the North Korea managed to develop its own distinct and unique cultural identity from its neighbors. Famous Mass Games in North Korea is which is held in Pyongyang defines celebration of history of North Korea. It involve performances of dance, gymnastics, and choreographic which are performed six nights a week for two months. Both Koreas share common religion sentiments for Buddhist and Confucian. The freedom of religion is permitted in North Korea. But traditional religions as Buddhism and Confucianism still have an effect on North Korean spiritual life. Because of Korean War many surroundings its regions are still remained untouched and undisturbed by urban or industrial expansion.