Ugliest building ever - Ryugyong Hotel North Korea

Ugliest building ever - Ryugyong Hotel North Korea

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he Ryugyong Hotel is an unfinished 105-story, 330 metres (1,080 ft) tall pyramid-shaped skyscraper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Its name ("capital of willows") is also one of the historical names for Pyongyang. The building is also known as the 105 Building, a reference to its number of floors. The building has been planned as a mixed-use development, which would include a hotel. Construction began in 1987 but was halted in 1992 as North Korea entered a period of economic crisis after the fall of the Soviet Union. In 2008 construction resumed, and the exterior was completed in 2011. It was planned to open the hotel in 2012, the centenary of Kim Il-sung's birth, but this did not happen. A partial opening was announced for 2013, but this was also cancelled. As of 2017, the building remains unopened. The Ryugyong Hotel is 330 metres tall, making it the most prominent feature of Pyongyang's skyline and by far the tallest structure in North Korea. Come to be known as the “Hotel of Doom” the Ryugyong Hotel has been referred to as the “worst building in the history of mankind”.

Country: North Korea

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