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Yong-gol Destination Guide

Touring Yong-gol in North Korea.

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Yong-gol in the region of Hwanghae-bukto is located in North Korea - some 15 mi (or 24 km) South of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Yong-gol

Time in Yong-gol is now 04:22 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju or Ch'oesaeng-dong. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Streetlife in Pyongyang DPRK

06:04 min ( June 25, 2012 by beneluxman)
Views: 330 - Rating: 5/5

Six minutes continuous filming from the bus through Pyongyang, North Korea. Indeed, a lot of cars in the city centre... But drive on for 5 minutes more and it will be quiet again... Sound quality is p...

North Korean Junket - part 2

14:31 min ( June 12, 2011 by MrSweihan)
Views: 1,960 - Rating: 3.85714/5

This documentary is a look at a North Korean propaganda march from 2004. The trip was organized by a group called the Korean Friendship Association. A group of westerners are taken on a tour of North ...


North Korea Uncensored - Be Shocked Be ...

25:42 min ( December 31, 2011 by Alun Hill)
Views: 585,085 - Rating: 2.25774/5

Www.youtube.com See the full "North Korea Channel" on YouTube Visas and visits are now freely available to North Korea, which has become much more open in recent months and years. It might be sensible...

Be careful sonic!

01:11 min ( March 31, 2012 by Trollhab)
Views: 37 - Rating: 0/5

Goku runs away from eggman while his alarm clock goes off


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Interesting facts about this location

Yanggakdo International Hotel

Yanggakdo International Hotel is one of the largest working hotels and the second tallest building in North Korea, after the Ryugyong Hotel. The hotel is located on Yanggakdo (Yanggak Island), two kilometers to the south-east of the center of Pyongyang, the nation's capital. It rises to an overall height of 170 metres and sports a slowly revolving restaurant on the 47th floor. The hotel is said to contain 1,000 rooms and a total floor space of 87,870 square metres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.82, 125.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1992, Hotels established in 1995, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 150 and 199 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea

USS Pueblo (AGER-2)

USS Pueblo (AGER-2) is an American ELINT and SIGINT Banner-class technical research ship (Navy intelligence) which was boarded and captured by North Korean forces on 23 January 1968, in what is known as the Pueblo incident or alternatively as the Pueblo crisis or the Pueblo affair. The capture, less than a week after President Lyndon B.

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Located at 38.82, 125.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
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List of airports in North Korea

This is a list of airports in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. North Korea may have as many as 78 usable airfields, although the state's secrecy makes it difficult to ascertain their number and condition with certainty. The state carrier, Air Koryo, joined the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the late 1990s, and North Korea has proclaimed a program to upgrade several airports to international standards.

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Located at 38.82, 125.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea, Lists of airports by country, Lists of buildings and structures in North Korea, North Korea transport-related lists

Koryo Hotel

The Koryo Hotel is the second largest operating hotel in North Korea. The twin-towered building is 143 metres (469 ft) tall and contains 43 stories. Erected in 1985 under the scrutiny of Kim Il-sung, it was intended to "showcase the glory and strength of the DPRK. " The hotel's extravagance is exemplified by its entryway, which consists of a 9-metre (30 ft) wide jade dragon's mouth that leads into an expansive lobby dominated by a mosaic of North Korean cultural symbols.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.82, 125.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1986, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea, Twin towers

Juche Tower

The Juche Tower (officially the Tower of the Juche Idea) is a monument in Pyongyang, North Korea. The tower is named after the principle of Juche, developed by Kim Il Sung as a blend of autarky, self-reliance, nationalism, Korean traditionalism, and Marxism-Leninism. Completed in 1982, it is sited on the eastern bank of the River Taedong, directly opposite Kim Il Sung Square which is situated on the other side of the river. It was made to commemorate Kim Il Sung's 70th birthday.

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Located at 38.82, 125.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Monuments and memorials in North Korea, National symbols of North Korea, Towers in North Korea, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang