The Pyongyang Golf Course is a 18-hole course that spans 45 hectres (111 acres) and is located on Lake Taesong in Ryonggang County, North Korea. The Pyongyang Golf Course was completed in 1988. Although there is one other golf course in the Kumgang region, this is the only course that is currently operating and open to the public in the country. It’s said that Kim Jong Il shot a 38 under par on this course in his first round of golf. Here are 5 reasons why YOU should play here.
Want to know what you’ll see on the Pyongyang Marathon run? Read more for the highlights…
While Air Koryo will not operate Monday and Friday flights out of and to Beijing during the winter season, we have new domestic flights to Paekdu and Chilbo and exclusive Shanghai departures to spice up your summer in DPRK travel.
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We have just been informed that the Mangyongdae Prize Marathon Committee have decided to re-open the doors to foreign amateur runners for the 2015 Pyongyang Marathon held on April 12, 2015. The Pyongyang Marathon is back on for foreign amateur runners after the Ebola ban was lifted Monday, March 2.
Pyongyang is hosting 2015 International Trade Fairs this Spring and Autumn. Foreign and domestic companies are invited to expo products and sell direct to consumers. Tourists are also welcome to attend the trade fairs during their travel to North Korea.
In August 2014, Uri Tours received permissions for a film crew from Globo, Brazil’s largest broadcasting network, to shoot a sports documentary in North Korea. See more here.
Due to the uncertainty of when the travel restriction will be lifted, the Pyongyang Marathon Committee preemptively made a decision to cancel participation of foreign runners in the Pyongyang Marathon.
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You’ve booked a trip to North Korea. Now let’s get packing!