19 photos of North Korea’s ‘Hotel of Doom’

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Much confusion and mystery surrounds the 105-story, pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel, also known as the “Hotel of Doom,” in North Korea.

Last week, Pyongyang took walls surrounding the building down, unveiling walkways to the hotel, fueling speculation that construction might start again, according to Fox News.

Construction on the hotel began in 1987, under Kim Il Sung, the founder of North Korea and Kim Jong Un’s grandfather. It was supposed to be finished in the late 1980s, but construction was stopped short in the early 1990s because of an economic depression.

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