North Korean amusement parks offer state-sanctioned fun

Posted Monday, January 17, 2011 10:56 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Kaeson is North Korea's answer to Disneyland. It is one of three huge amusement parks serving Pyongyang, offering its subjugated citizens a rare dose of state-sanctioned fun.

Read more and see photos on CNN Go.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 12:47 AM

Love the descriptions of the Disk'O and the Volare...had to note the article was more about the politics than the rides.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 2:33 AM

One of these days...

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 8:54 AM

TheThemeparkGuy went to North Korea this year. Had a nice TR on his site.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 11:19 AM

The good news is that it looks like they have plenty of room for expansion. Can you believe the open space and distance between ride placements? :)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 11:26 AM

^^Clint, this report is from that guy...

/angry, menacing, authoritarian voice - "You have fun NOW!" ;)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 11:50 AM

Oooh, the Communist Coaster!


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