P'anmunjom-ni Destination Guide
Explore P'anmunjom-ni in North Korea.
P'anmunjom-ni in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a place in North Korea - some 90 mi (or 144 km) South-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.
Current time in P'anmunjom-ni is now 07:25 AM (Wednesday). 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, Munsan or Shenyang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Pamnung-dong, Yongjol-li, Yongdum-dong, Togam-dong, Taejojong-ni and P'anmunjom-ni. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Passing through Kaesong city in North Ko...
On the way back to Pyongyang from DMZ, we passed through Kaesong city. At the end of the clip, note the girl hiding from us as we were waving. I also recommend: "Passing through Nampo" youtu.be "Pyong...
Border of North and South Korea
This is the concrete marker that marks the MDL, or Military Demarcation Line, which separates the soldiers of the two Koreas at Panmunjeom. The video was taken from within the UN security building
DMZ Tour Part II
This is of the MAC Building. Otherwise known as Building T2
Korea Travel (200901) 2
Dorasan Station Seoul DMZ tour
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Interesting facts about this location
Kaesong Industrial Region
Kaesŏng Industrial Region is a special administrative industrial region of North Korea. It was formed in 2002 from part of Kaesŏng Directly Governed City. On 3 April 2013, the DPRK blocked access to the region, to all South Korean citizens, as political tensions between the two nations rose.
Located at 37.94, 126.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Joint Security Area
The Joint Security Area (JSA) is the only portion of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where South and North Korean forces stand face-to-face. It is often called the "Truce Village" in both the media and various military accounts. The JSA is used by the two Koreas for diplomatic engagements and, until March 1991, was also the site of military negotiations between North Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC).
Bridge of No Return
Located in the Joint Security Area (JSA), the so-called "Bridge of No Return" crosses the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) between North Korea and South Korea. It was used for prisoner exchanges at the end of the Korean War in 1953. The name originates from the claim that many war prisoners captured by the United States did not wish to return home. The prisoners were brought to the bridge and given the choice to remain in the country of their captivity or cross over to the other country.
Panmunjom, located in Gyeonggi Province, is an abandoned village on the de facto border between North and South Korea, where the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement that paused the Korean War was signed. The building where the armistice was signed still stands, though it is north of the Military Demarcation Line, which runs through the middle of the Demilitarized Zone.
Korean Demilitarized Zone
The Korean Demilitarized Zone is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula that serves as a buffer zone between North and South Korea which runs along the 38th parallel north. The DMZ cuts the Korean Peninsula roughly in half, crossing the 38th parallel on an angle, with the west end of the DMZ lying south of the parallel and the east end lying north of it.
Located at 37.94, 126.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.