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Odusan Unification Tower

369, Pilseung-ro, Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do 10862, South Korea
+82 31-945-3171
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Tour of the Korean Joint Security Area (JSA) Including Lunch
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369, Pilseung-ro, Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do 10862, South Korea
+82 31-945-3171
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The observatory allows visitors a view into close-by PDRK including some of the propaganda towers and ghost towns built by the PDRK to project an image of strength, if they were actually occupied. Chilled air blowers are a welcome comfort in summer.

Thank David P
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very respectful exhibition and video is excellent as well as viewing platforms this is well worth a day trip

Thank Sinead W
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This place gives you an insight of north Korea and its living conditions there. It also tells you about the korean war. From here you can observe and actually see parts of nk which is a once in a lifetime experience.

Thank JinjjaDaebakk
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Very well organized observatory where you can see North Korea territory. If it is a clear day, most probably you will be able to see some people walking or working in the fields. We went on a weekday and there were few people.

Thank glust
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting this place is so emotional, knowing that this 2 countries are 1 family and there are many relatives are separated. We can see some part of North Korea. There are several locations, but if time is your concern this place is worth it to...More

Thank Andam D
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

When visiting Paju for a day we visited the observatory and what a surprise! Totally unexpected we had a good view accross the border to observe their daily life. The 20x binoculars that are free to use make it possible to see more about their...More

1  Thank Lou M
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The visit here was part of the Panmunjom tour I joined. There's a short educational video explaining the 2 Koreas but the highlight is actually being able to see NK from the viewing decks indoor and outdoor, that are equipped with powerful binoculars. Viewed from...More

Thank maxcjc
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The views over the merging river Han and Imjin are very nice and you can see a North Korean village on the other side with people going about their business. We came here as the Dora observatory was closed, I have been to both and...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

The observatory is nothing special but the fact you can peep over North Korea and you can see the defences of both countries over the border, makes this a worthwhile visit of you are in the area

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We didn't intend to visit this observatory but our lunch venue wasn't opened yet so our driver suggested we stop by. He was so nice to accompany us and show us around. In some ways, I felt this was a better visit than the DMZ...More

Thank Herbiebabie
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