List of tallest buildings in North Korea

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This article talks about list of tallest buildings in North Korea.

The tallest buildings are only found in Pyongyang; most of them are hotels or condominiums.

Tallest buildings in North Korea[edit]

Rank Name Image Height
m (ft)
Floors Year City Notes
1 Ryugyong Hotel 330 m (1,080 ft) 105 1992 Pyongyang Ryugyong Hotel: 330 metres (1,080 ft),[1] topped-out in 1992,[2] unopened as of 2017.[3]
2 Ryomyong Condominium 1 270 m (890 ft) 82 2017 Pyongyang Ryomyong Condominium: 270 metres (890 ft),[4] completed in 2017.
3 Ryomyong Condominium 2 240 m (790 ft) 70 2017 Pyongyang Ryomyong Condominium: 240 metres (790 ft),[4] completed in 2017.
4 Mirae Unha Tower 210 m (690 ft) 53 2015 Pyongyang Future Scientist Avenue: 210 metres (690 ft),[5] completed in 2015.[6]
5 Ryomyong Condominium 3 210 m (690 ft) 55 2017 Pyongyang Ryomyong Condominium: 210 metres (690 ft),[4] completed in 2017.
6 Ryomyong Condominium 4 200 m (660 ft) 50 2017 Pyongyang Ryomyong Condominium: 200 metres (660 ft),[4] completed in 2017.
7 Taedong Residences 1 172 m (564 ft) 50 2015 Pyongyang 172 metres (564 ft)[7]
8 Yanggakdo International Hotel 170 m (560 ft) 45 1995 Pyongyang Ryanggakdo International Hotel: 170 metres (560 ft), completed in 1995.[citation needed]
9 Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 1 [ko] 165 m (541 ft) 46 2015 Pyongyang At the Kim Chaek University of Technology. Tower 1: 165 metres (541 ft)[8]
9 Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 2 [ko] 165 m (541 ft) 46 2015 Pyongyang At the Kim Chaek University of Technology. Tower 2: 165 metres (541 ft)[9]
10 Mansudae Apartment 1 [ko] 155 m (509 ft) 45 2012 Pyongyang Mansudae Apartment 1 [ko]: 155 metres (509 ft)[10]
10 Mansudae Apartment 2 [ko] 155 m (509 ft) 45 2012 Pyongyang Mansudae Apartment 2 [ko]: 155 metres (509 ft)[11]
10 KISU Residential Tower 1 [ko] 153 m (502 ft) 45 2013 Pyongyang KISU Residential Tower 1 [ko]: 153 metres (502 ft)[12]
11 Ryomyong Condominium 5 150 m (490 ft) 45 2017 Pyongyang Ryomyong Condominium: 150 metres (490 ft),[4] completed in 2017.
11 Twin Tower 1 [ko] 150 m (490 ft) 38 2016 Pyongyang Twin Tower 1 [ko]: 150 metres (490 ft)[13]
11 Twin Tower 2 [ko] 150 m (490 ft) 38 2016 Pyongyang Twin Tower 2 [ko]: 150 metres (490 ft)[14]
11 Ryonghung-Dong Apartment [ko] 150 m (490 ft) 35 2010 Pyongyang Ryonghung-Dong Apartment [ko]: 150 metres (490 ft)[15]
11 Pukmang Tower 1 150 m (490 ft) 32 1984 Wonsan Pukmang Tower 1: 150 metres (490 ft)[15]
12 Koryo Hotel 1 148 m (486 ft) 40 1985 Pyongyang Koryo Hotel: 148 metres (486 ft), completed in 1985.[16]
13 Taedong Residences 2 148 m (486 ft) 32 2015 Pyongyang Taedong Residences 2: 148 metres (486 ft)[17]
14 Ryomyong Condominium 6 130 m (430 ft) 35 2017 Pyongyang Ryomyong Condominium: 130 metres (430 ft),[4] completed in 2017.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' to open 24 years after construction: by numbers". The Daily Telegraph. 10 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Ryugyong Hotel". Emporis. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  3. ^ Makinen, Julie (20 May 2016). "North Korea is building something other than nukes: architecture with some zing". Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "[화보] 평양에 82층 아파트와 北 여성 노동자들 - 노컷뉴스". nocutnews.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-09-28.
  5. ^ "201m 평양 53층 '은하아파트', 세계 71위 : 사회 : 뉴스 : 채널A". news.ichannela.com. Retrieved 2016-09-28.
  6. ^ "Mirae Scientists Street Residential Tower - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  7. ^ "Taedong Residences 1 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  8. ^ "Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 1 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  9. ^ "Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 2 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  10. ^ "Mansudae Apartment 1 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  11. ^ "Mansudae Apartment 2 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  12. ^ "KISU Residential Tower 1 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  13. ^ "Twin Tower 1 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  14. ^ "Twin Tower 2 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  15. ^ a b "Ryonghung-Dong Apartment - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.
  16. ^ "Koryo Hotel (1985)". Structurae. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  17. ^ "Taedong Residences 2 - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com.