PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA, HAS THE DEEPEST METRO IN THE WORLD – 110 METRES UNDERGOUND

The two showplace stations are underground palaces, with high arched ceilings, marble pillars, chandeliers and mosaic murals on the history of North Korea.  Each has a public toilet, and state radio programs are broadcast over loudspeakers.  Hours of operation are limited because of power shortages.

In a country known for its human rights violations and chronic food shortages, enough cash was found to build two subway lines completely underground. The system can be used as a fall-out shelter for the military and/or the populace.

<PHOTOS – Kristoferb, Wikipedia>

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