North Korea hotel may open after 20 years

The 105-story, pyramid-shaped hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, may be on the verge of opening for the first time after 20 years of on-and-off construction.

In this Sept. 23, 2012, photo released by Koryo Group on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, the pyramid-shaped, 105-story Ryugyong Hotel stands in Pyongyang, North Korea. A foreign tour agency said the interior of the massive hotel in the North Korean capital remains unfinished. Beijing-based Koryo Tours got a sneak peek inside the hotel, which has been an off-limits construction site and remains a source of fascination for the outside world. (AP Photo/Koryo Group)

In this Sept. 23, 2012, photo released by Koryo Group on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, the pyramid-shaped, 105-story Ryugyong Hotel stands in Pyongyang, North Korea. A foreign tour agency said the interior of the massive hotel in the North Korean capital remains unfinished. Beijing-based Koryo Tours got a sneak peek inside the hotel, which has been an off-limits construction site and remains a source of fascination for the outside world. (AP Photo/Koryo Group)

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