North Korean Border Town Opens its Doors to Westerners

North Pyongan Province Revolutionary Museum; Sinuiju, North Korea ©

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One North Korean town is finally welcoming western tourists–but with a few limitations. Passport holders from the U.S., South Korea, and Japan are still unable to enter North Korea, but other westerners can make the trip to Sinuiju.

Sinuiju is North Korea’s largest border town. Some of the sights one can find in the town are classic revolutionary monuments, mosaics, the riverside, and the “Broken Bridge” — an old bridge which was bombed during the Korean War. Read more on Sinjiju at

  1. Even though as a Canadian I’m allowed to visit North Korea, considering the current situation, I’m gonna take a pass.

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