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The neutral border between North and South Korea.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dmz tour” (9 reviews)
“korean war” (12 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How do you describe a place that dreams of peace? There is a large monument showing the 2 halves of Korea being pushed together by the common people all of whom dream and sing songs of hope for reunification. There is also memories of the...More

Thank Rifky K
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

One of the essentials in any visit to DPRK Unfortunately it seems we are not allowed into the small huts split by the border itself - but even standing above and looking over the border with the DPRK soldiers manning the border itself and being...More

Thank Macca3820
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Visited as a US citizen for a two day trip to Paju and Camp Bonifas at the DMZ. A couple of simple COMMON SENSE tips 1) It's not a vacation spot. Know the rules and regulations before you go. 2) Listen to EVERY guard at...More

Thank JJL5411
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This was a really interesting part of our North Korea tour. I’ve not been to the South side but people that have tell me that they’re a tad on edge waiting for the North Koreans to do something crazy over there. The DPRK soldiers were...More

1  Thank LynsFrostee
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Everyone had to book a tour with a guide, you are in a bus with several stops. The last stop is the section where you can see a North-Korean village. Many soldiers around. You could enter the tunnel, the North-Koreans had built secretly to attack...More

Thank Yesim K
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

For any site outside the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, this is actually the most interesting one in the whole Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). You can only come here with a tour group, or with an assigned local tour guide. If traveling from Pyongyang...More

2  Thank Saricie_Q
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We booked this tour at very short notice and received the confirmation within a few minutes which was great. Pickup was right on time from our hotel. We were taken with a minibus to the regular coach. The tour was fully booked but the ride...More

Thank SaSa1312
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We visited the DMZ as part of a tour group. We were collected from our hotel and driven to meet the main coach. We then started our visit to Mjingak which was a brief stop for some photos and to purchase souveneirs. We also got...More

Thank MissL219
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Having visited the DMZ from the South of Korea it was interesting to approach it from the North. To my surprise, it was much more relaxed than from the puppet regime of the South. The soldiers were relaxed and we had more photo opportunities. A...More

3  Thank gyanfernando
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Also known as the 38th Parallel, the Korean DMZ is a strip of land running the entire length of the peninsula (160 miles) that measures 4 kilometers wide at most points. It was established in 1953 during an Armistice Agreement to serve as a buffer...More

Thank midway42
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