Tourists Still Flock to Korean DMZ





More than half a century of fragile peace between North and South Korea has produced one of the world's most unusual tourist attractions.

As global leaders struggle to strike a balance between punishing the communist-led North for its Oct. 9 nuclear test and engaging the volatile state in arms talks, hundreds of tourists are still flocking to the front lines each week hoping for a glimpse across the last Cold War frontier.

Littered with land mines and encased in razor wire, the 156-mile-long Demilitarized Zone between the rival Koreas is among the most popular sights for overseas visitors to South Korea.


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