Friday, July 18, 2008

Ryugyong Hotel - North Korea

The Ryugyong Hotel is an unfinished skyscraper.
It is intended for use as a hotel in Sojang-dong, in the Potong-gang District of Pyongyang, North Korea.
The hotel's name comes from one of the historic names for Pyongyang: Ryugyong, or "capital of willows." Its 105 stories rise to a height of 330 m (1,083 ft), and it contains 360,000 m² (3.9 million square feet) of floor space, making it the most prominent feature of the city’s skyline and by far the largest structure in the country.

source: wikipedia

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