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Yangjwa-dong Destination Guide

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Yangjwa-dong in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a town in North Korea - some 83 mi (or 134 km) South-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Yangjwa-dong is now 09:16 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju or Shenyang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yongsobodullae, Yonggye-gol, Yohyol-li, Yohyon, T'osong-ni and Sop'umul. We encountered 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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Interesting facts about this location

Aho-dong

Aho-dong is a location in Munsal-li Paechon, South Hwanghae Province, North Korea, located at coordinates 37.8942 N, 126.3742 E. The city is immediately north of the South Korean-North Korean border, which is 7 km from the city center. Its approximate population is 23,553. The city's altitude is 6 feet, or approximately 2 meters. Nearby cities and towns include Chiroe-dong.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.95, 126.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:South Hwanghae, Villages in North Korea

Tomb of King Kongmin

The Tomb of King Kongmin, more correctly known as the Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb, is a 14th-century mausoleum located in Haeson-ri, Kaepung County just outside of the city of Kaesong, North Korea. It is one of the Royal Tombs of the Koryo Dynasty. The site consists of two separate burial mounds, Hyonrung, which contain the remains of Kongmin, 31st king of the Koryo Dynasty, and Jongrung, which contains his wife, the Mongolian princess Queen Noguk.

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Located at 37.95, 126.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in North Korea, Goryeo, Kaesong, National Treasures of North Korea

Chonjusa

Ch'ŏnju-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on the southern slope of Yaksan mountain, in Yongbyon, North Pyongan province, North Korea. It is listed as National Treasure #46 in that country. Founded 1684 during the mid-Joseon dynasty the temple today retains its main prayer hall, known as Pogwang Hall (普光殿); the Chonju Pavilion (天柱樓), once known as one of the six most scenic spots in Yongbyon; and several lesser outbuildings, including storage rooms, and dormitories.

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Located at 37.95, 126.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in North Korea, National Treasures of North Korea, North Pyongan

Tomb of King Wanggon

The Tomb of King Wanggŏn, more correctly known as the Hyŏllŭng Royal Tomb, is a mausoleum located Haesong-ri, Kaepung-gun near Kaesŏng, North Korea. The tomb belongs to the founder of the Goryeo Dynasty, Wanggeon, who adopted the name Taejo upon ascending the throne and was the first king to unify the entire Korean peninsula after subjugation the southern states of Silla and Baekje. Construction on the tomb began after the king's death in 943.

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Located at 37.95, 126.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in North Korea, Goryeo, Kaesong, National Treasures of North Korea, World Heritage Sites in North Korea

Hurung Royal Tomb

The Hurŭng Royal Tomb is a 15th-century mausoleum located in Ryongjong-ri, Kaepung-gun near Kaesong, North Korea. The site consists of two separate burial mounds, which contain the remains of Jongjong, the second king of the Joseon dynasty and son of its founder Taejo, as well as the body of his wife, Queen Jongan. Construction on the tombs began after Jongan's death in 1412, and was only completed after Jongjong himself died in 1419.

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Located at 37.95, 126.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in North Korea, Kaesong