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Such a pity DPRK is too expensive in my country... Noone can travel there alone, only with agency, and 6 days in DPRK costs as much as for example 80 days trip to Shanghai :( Only for billionares... Icons of capitalism :)
Which is very ironic since the main goal of communism is the abolishment of capitalism system. But considering that the tourism money will almost definitely goes to Kimjong or his nuclear problem (to explain the unreasonably high cost), does that means that anyone who visited North Korea in the past should be imprisoned for 'funding terrorism'? :nuts:
 

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Hmm... Something maybe happening…

"New signage above the main entrance to the Ryugyong Hotel bearing its name and logo. A sign that it will soon be open for business?"

Post from 24.06.2019.





Source: Twitter page of the recently imprisoned Alek Sigley, single Aussie inhabitant of the DPRK: https://twitter.com/AlekSigley/status/1143087171965898752

News: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-48781435

Pursuing a master's degree in Korean literature at Kim Il-sung University? He must be one dedicated fellow.

Truly hope this all will be settled.
 

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Why is this, this, abomination even still a hotel? It’s not like anybody is traveling to North Korea. Ladies and gentlemen place your bets, Jeddah Tower vs The Hotel of Doom, which one will be completed first?
Well it's not a hotel. It's a propaganda piece. A monument to the regime posing as a civilized bit of architecture. It's a 300m tall Potemkin Village.

And it's kept alive by NK fanboys and enablers.
 

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Why is this, this, abomination even still a hotel? It’s not like anybody is traveling to North Korea. Ladies and gentlemen place your bets, Jeddah Tower vs The Hotel of Doom, which one will be completed first?
Personally, I think this will be completed sooner. I mean, there's a lot less work to be done on this, even if the North Koreans aren't very efficient builders.

Also, I'd like to say that if I went to North Korea, I would definitely stay in this hotel. It's too bad our wonderful president in the U.S. banned us from doing that . . . because of some guy who tried to steal in North Korea and ended up dying . . .
 
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Personally, I think this will be completed sooner. I mean, there's a lot less work to be done on this, even if the North Koreans aren't very efficient builders.

Also, I'd like to say that if I went to North Korea, I would definitely stay in this hotel. It's too bad our wonderful president in the U.S. banned us from doing that . . . because of some guy who tried to steal in North Korea and ended up dying . . .
"And it's kept alive by NK fanboys and enablers."
 

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Why is this, this, abomination even still a hotel? It’s not like anybody is traveling to North Korea. Ladies and gentlemen place your bets, Jeddah Tower vs The Hotel of Doom, which one will be completed first?
Neither. Both will forever remain monuments to human incompetence.
 

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This building would have been perfect for Beijing, Shenzhen, or even Tianjin! But no! This, the Jeddah Tower, the Chicago Spire, Pentominium, the Dubai Creek Tower, and even 2 WTC will stand as testaments to the fact that we have big dreams but even bigger egos. This building has lived a sad and painful life and I feel sorry for this monstrosity
 

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The problem is that the hotel is so large, that even, if ALL tourist visiting the city would be forced to stay here (which would mean that all other hotels had to be closed), the hotel would still be mostly empty.

Today only a few thousand tourists visit North Korea each each year. Even if every one of them stayed for two weeks, the average number would only be 200 to 250 at the same time. This hotel has about 3000 rooms and probably close to 6000 beds. Just do the math!

Before this hotel goes into business, North Korea must open up a lot more and attract many more tourists. Why don't they add a casino to that hotel? The city could become an Asian Las Vegas like Macau and attract many foreign visitors.
 
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