Tourists from China pose for photos in front of the Three Charters for Reunification monument in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP Tourists from China pose for photos in front of the Three Charters for Reunification monument in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
Tourists from China pose for photos in front of the Three Charters for Reunification monument in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
North Korea

Chinese tourists flood North Korea as Beijing remains Pyongyang’s key ally

  • UN sanctions on the North do not cover tourism, allowing Beijing to use it as a bargaining chip
  • Tourists are visiting from China in record numbers, paying about US$360 for a three-day trip

Topic |   North Korea
Tourists from China pose for photos in front of the Three Charters for Reunification monument in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP Tourists from China pose for photos in front of the Three Charters for Reunification monument in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
Tourists from China pose for photos in front of the Three Charters for Reunification monument in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
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