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Ando-ri Destination Guide

Explore Ando-ri in North Korea.

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Ando-ri in the region of Gangwon is a place in North Korea - some 138 mi (or 222 km) East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Ando-ri

Current time in Ando-ri is now 09:18 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju or Udyangjimal. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yonhwa-dong, Ousil, Komisong-ni, Chik-kol, Changjaeam-gol and Sin'gye-gol. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

8°C / 47 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 0°C / 33 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 997.8 hPa
Wind Speed with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 21st of November 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 5°C (40 °F)
Thursday, 22nd of November 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 5°C (40 °F)
Friday, 23rd of November 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)

Videos

DMZ Korea for Julian & Tim

14:31 min ( November 07, 2010 by timfromperth)
Views: 101 - Rating: 5/5

Following on from celebrating from Julian's 40th, a bunch of us decide a pilgrimage to the DMZ on the east coast is in order. There is an AK47 to be had, and the chance to score some DPRK beer!

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Interesting facts about this location

Pyohunsa

P'yohun-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mount Kumgang, North Korea. Founded in the 7th century under the kingdom of Silla, it is the only one of Mount Kumgang's four great temples to have survived the Korean War. It is listed as National Treasure #97 in that country.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.47, 128.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea

Mount Kumgang

Mount Kumgang is a 1,638 metres -high mountain in Kangwon-do, North Korea. It is about 50 km away from South Korea's Sokcho in Gangwon-do. It is one of the best-known mountains in North Korea. It is located on the east coast of the country, in Mount Kumgang Tourist Region, formerly part of Kangwŏn Province (38.58N, 128.17E). Mount Kumgang is part of the Taebaek mountain range which runs along the east of the Korean peninsula. The name means Vajra (or Diamond) Mountain.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.47, 128.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of North Korea, Tourism in North Korea

Singyesa

Singye-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Onjong-ri in Kosong County, Kangwon Province, North Korea. Once one of the largest of the hundreds of temples located in scenic Mount Kumgang, the complex was entirely destroyed by US bombings during the Korean War. It was reconstructed in 2004 as an inter-Korean cultural project. It is listed as National Treasure #95.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.47, 128.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea

Kosong County

Kosong County is a kun, or county, in Kangwon province, North Korea. It lies in the southeasternmost corner of North Korea, immediately north of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Prior to the end of the Korean War in 1953, it made up a single county, together with what is now the South Korean county of the same name. In a subsequent reorganization, the county absorbed the southern portion of Tongchon county.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.47, 128.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Counties of Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea

Battle of Heartbreak Ridge

The Battle of Heartbreak Ridge (Hangul: 단장의 능선 전투; Hanja: 斷腸의 稜線 戰鬪; French: Bataille de Crèvecœur), also known as the Battle of Wendengli, was a month-long battle in the Korean War fought between September 13 and October 15, 1951. The Battle of Heartbreak Ridge was one of several major engagements in an area known as "The Punchbowl. " The battle site is located in the hills of North Korea a few miles north of the 38th parallel north, near Chorwon.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.47, 128.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:1951 in Korea, Battles involving North Korea, Battles involving South Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving France, Battles of the Korean War involving the Philippines, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1951

Quote of the moment

An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.

Iain Sinclair