Conveniently located on Yanggak Island in the middle of the Taedong River, Yanggakdo Hotel in Pyongyang capital was built between 1986 and 1992 by France’s Campenon Bernard Construction Company and opened in 1995. It is the second tallest building in North Korea, after the unoccupied, pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel.
With 47 floors, 1000 bedrooms and a total floor space of 87,870 square metres, Yanggakdo International Hotel is considered the largest hotels in the DPRK. All rooms are spacious and clean, and the views from the top floors are great for taking photographs of Pyongyang city. Each room is fully equipped with air conditioning, local and international TV channels like the BBC World News, minibar - fridge, international telephone, electric kettle and complimentary bottle water. The bathroom comes with a bathtub (hot water in the mornings and evenings), towels, toiletries, slippers, etc.
While staying Yanggakdo Hotel you will never be bored as it has countless facilities such as casino, swimming pool, sauna where you can have a massages, bowling alley, karaoke lounge, pool table room, table tennis room etc. And make sure you do not miss the revolving restaurant on the 47th floor as it has one of the finest panoramic views of Pyongyang.
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