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DMZ, Paju

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Take a monorail to explore a blame-game tunnel of DMZ, the only official venue for meetings between the ROK and DPRK. With the U.S. overseeing the peace process in the Cold War-divided peninsula, the zone gives you a rare opportunity to tour a military administration line amid heavy security. Official English or Japanese-speaking guides accompany your tour, showing you the venue where the 1953 armistice was signed. Observe a change of joint guards and use a telescope to see the northern part of the divided Korea. You must register at least four days prior to the tour, and for some countries a scanned color copy of your passport is required. Certain nationals may be banned from entry--check before you go. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Paju holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the DMZ and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Book the JSA tour and hope for the best that it is open. Otherwise, visiting the DMZ may not feel authentic even inside either the civilian controlled area, Dorasan Station and Observatory. The 3rd Tu...  more »
  • Recommend Much history. One can go down in a tunnel, see old locomotives, the new station case they will be friends again so can the train just roll through North Korea. It was guards and you got to show passports. Freedom Bridge was seen with M. m
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  • This is the most heavily guarded border between North Korea and South Korea. I visited the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, Dora observatory (You can see the North Korean propaganda village) , The Bridge of n...  more »
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  • I had a great time! I read a good book while I was there, ate lobster at a 5 star restaurant, and took my kid to say hi to the guard on the other side. we played ping-pong in a weird conference room full of muscular dudes wearing sunglasses. I wonder who could stand still the longest; England's guards, or the North Korean ones. I also learned that the guards communicate using eye signals, staring straight ahead means, "I'm not listening to you".
  • I had a great time there. My most memorable moment was when the North and South Korean soldiers played a game of cards with me. Then after about 1 hour, Kim Jong Un himself came to the border and joined the game. Then I called Phil Swift and he brought the snacks. Right after that, i called donald trump, and they had a summit while playing cards. and then kim played a king, and he won the whole game. o man, im not a gamer.
  • Completely not cool juice
  • Help me. There was a random dude at the border reading a book and eating so much food with his kid, I need food.
  • Fun vacation spot!
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