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Restaurants with reasonable prices are easily found in the main
towns and cooking basically depends on the staple food of rice.
In hotels and restaurants, it is recommended to select the Chinese,
Japanese or Korean items on the menu as experience of Western
and Russian cooking is a little rare. Eating out can be arranged
by the tour guides.
A night at the revolutionary opera offers an amazing
experience. In addition, there are musical events
and circuses of a very high quality.
The following are the special events that are celebrated yearly
in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. For more details,
contact the National Tourism Administration of the DPRK (see Contacts
|| Liberation Day, with parades in Pyongyang
Discretion and a low political profile are advised.
Before taking a photo, it is highly advised to ask for permission
while photographs of Korean officials or guarded buildings should
Official tipping is frowned upon, although some hotel staff may
expect a tip.