Pyongyang

North Korea

Facts

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
83

Tallest City in

the World

#
52

Tallest City in

Asia
#
1

Tallest City in

North Korea

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Songhwa Street Main Tower
273 m / 896  ft
2 Ryomyong Street Apartment Building
270 m / 886  ft
3 Ryomyong Street 70-Storey Building
240 m / 787  ft
4 Ryomyong Street 55-Storey Building
210 m / 689  ft
5 Mirae Scientists Street Residential Tower
210 m / 689  ft
6 Ryomyong Street 50-Storey Building
200 m / 656  ft
7 Taedong Residences 1
172 m / 564  ft
8 Yanggakdo Hotel
170 m / 558  ft
9 Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 1
165 m / 541  ft
10 Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 2
165 m / 541  ft

Research

06 November 2014

Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings

Without big dreams, there would be no tall buildings. Conceiving, financing, designing, and constructing a skyscraper is no simple feat, even under the best of...

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Global News

17 February 2022

Pyongyang Breaks Ground on 10,000-Home Residential Project in Major Housing Drive

North Korea has started work on a sprawling 10,000-apartment residential project as the country embarks on a housing drive in its capital, Pyongyang. Amid major economic...

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