Trip Planner:   Asia  /  South Korea  /  Gyeonggi-do  /  Paju  /  Odusan Unification Tower

Odusan Unification Tower, Paju

4.2
Observation Deck · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Create an itinerary including Odusan Unification Tower
Odusan Unification Tower is located in Paju. Using our world travel planner, Paju attractions like Odusan Unification Tower can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Improve this listing »
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Tours to Odusan Unification Tower

Odusan Unification Tower reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
99 reviews
Google
4.3
TripAdvisor
  • Here stands a tower in hopes of reunification of the two Koreas. In a way, the tower symbolizes just how far apart they are. A solid, modern structure overlooking a poor, backwards, downtrodden... 
    Here stands a tower in hopes of reunification of the two Koreas. In a way, the tower symbolizes just how far apart they are. A solid, modern structure overlooking a poor, backwards, downtrodden...  more »
  • This special place we visited early in the morning as it shall be. It was a clear day and the tour operator was very nice and informative. From the tower you can see just a few miles away the other... 
    This special place we visited early in the morning as it shall be. It was a clear day and the tour operator was very nice and informative. From the tower you can see just a few miles away the other...  more »
  • We didn’t expect to see North Korea at such close distance just an hour out of Seoul. The history was very interesting and the contrasts between the North/South Korea were just beyond words. 500m... 
    We didn’t expect to see North Korea at such close distance just an hour out of Seoul. The history was very interesting and the contrasts between the North/South Korea were just beyond words. 500m...  more »
Google
  • Clean place throughout. If your going here there is a courtesy bus down below on main road. I walked up and its also nice with good views to North Korea and locally. Not busy when I went and use of spotting scopes free. Yes free! You can see farm workers in North Korea working as well as the lush green fields and surrounding mountains. To enter Tower was like 2000kwn its nothing really but worth the visit.
  • This is a public monument to the idea of unifying North and South Korea. The museum is interesting but the observation deck is the draw since you can literally see people walking about in North Korea via the binoculars. This place and all others seem to require proof of recent vaccination (like 10 months or less)
  • Very nice museum and observatory. There is a shuttle bus we didn't know about but we got lucky and kind driver stopped for us on the way to tower.
  • Excellent views into NK, with informative videos and displays and telescopes are free to use
  • Phenomenal way to see the river junction of Imjingang River and Hangang River, particularly when the tides are low. Multiple binocular fixtures installed on high points on the Odusan Tower provide unique vantage points overlooking the entire surrounding region for miles, offering any interested observer the ability to juxtapose the two countries' literal economic landscapes. You can very clearly see the fake housing structures on the DPRK side - the so-called "Potemkin village." Makes one ponder what the Odusan Tower looks like from the other side. The tower building also houses an interesting museum centered around the notion of "what if unification took place" and a gallery series with English translations.

Plan your trip to Paju

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.