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Soha-dong Destination Guide

Delve into Soha-dong in North Korea!

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Soha-dong in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a city in North Korea - some 28 mi (or 44 km) South-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

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Current time in Soha-dong is now 06:56 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju or Ch'ongdae-ri. While being here, make sure to check out Yunch'on-dong, Yu-dong, Yongam-dong, Yangji-ri, Yangji-dong and Tongch'ang-ni as well. We encountered 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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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 ...


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Interesting facts about this location

Pyeonghwa Motors

Pyeonghwa Motors, (a Korean language word for "peace", also spelled Pyonghwa) is one of the two car manufacturers and dealers in North Korean automotive industry. It is a joint-venture in Nampo between Pyonghwa Motors of Seoul, a company owned by Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church, and the North Korean Ryonbong General Corp.

More reading: Pyeonghwa Motors homepage
Located at 38.67, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Companies established in 1999, Manufacturing companies of North Korea, Motor vehicle manufacturers of North Korea, Nampo, Transport in North Korea, Unification Church affiliated organizations

Nampo

Namp'o is a city and seaport in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. It was a provincial-level Directly Governed City (Chikhalsi) from 1980 to 2004, when it was designated a "Special City" (T'ŭkgŭpsi) and made a part of South P'yŏngan. Namp'o was designated a T'ŭkpyŏlsi (teukbyeolsi; 특별시; 特別市) "Special City" in 2010. Namp'o is situated some 50 kilometres south west of P'yŏngyang, at the mouth of the Taedong River.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.67, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Cities in South Pyongan, Nampo, Port cities and towns in North Korea

Nampo Stadium

Nampo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nampo, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 30,000 people and opened in 1973.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.67, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1973, Football venues in North Korea, Multi-purpose stadiums in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Taedong River

The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country's north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp'o. In between, it runs through the country's capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square. The river has a length of 439 kilometers and is generally deep. It is the fifth longest river on the Korean peninsula and the second longest in North Korea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.67, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Pyongyang, Rivers of North Korea

Complex of Goguryeo Tombs

The Complex of Goguryeo Tombs (Complex of Koguryo Tombs) lie in North Korea. In July 2004, they became the first UNESCO World Heritage site in the country. The site consists of 30 individual tombs from the later Goguryeo kingdom, one of Three Kingdoms of Korea, located in the cities of P'yŏngyang and Namp'o. Goguryeo was one of the strongest Korean kingdoms in the north east of China and the Korean Peninsula from 37 BCE to the 7th century CE.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.67, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in North Korea, Goguryeo, Korean art, Murals, World Heritage Sites in North Korea