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Tramway Passing In Front Of Ryugyong Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea

Ryugyong hotel. A symbol of the vitality the government wants to display: after 16 years on stand-by, the construction of the Ryugyong hotel has restarted, with its futurist look, 105 floors and 3000 announced rooms! The Orascom egyptian group has taken over the building site in exchange for exploiting the countries’ mobile phone network. The objective was to open the hotel before 2012. Kempinsky hotel plans to use some floors.

 

Symbole du dynamisme que veut afficher le gouvernement: la reprise après 16 ans d'arrêt de l'hôtel Ryugyong, look futuriste, 105 étages, 3 000 chambres annoncées ! Le groupe Orascom a repris le chantier en échange de l'exploitation du réseau mobile du pays. Objectif: ouvrir

avant 2012. Raté!

 

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Taken on September 8, 2012