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Yangsa-ri Destination Guide

Explore Yangsa-ri in North Korea.

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Yangsa-ri in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a place in North Korea - some 91 mi (or 146 km) South-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Yangsa-ri

Current time in Yangsa-ri is now 08:28 PM (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, Gwangju or Shenyang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tuil-tong, Pamnung-dong, Yosok-tong, Yongjong-ni, Yongmunsa-dong and T'ongbae-gol. 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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View of Kaesong City

00:33 min ( March 17, 2008 by asianlaw)
Views: 8,129 - Rating: 5/5

View of Kaesong (Gaesong) City, DPRK from Janamsan Hotel. This movie contains a lot of bicycles and commuter bus from Gaesong Industrial Area

Border of North and South Korea

00:16 min ( April 11, 2007 by daejeon0607)
Views: 14,858 - Rating: 5/5

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

03:33 min ( June 30, 2007 by Dave Davis)
Views: 27,940 - Rating: 5/5

This is of the MAC Building. Otherwise known as Building T2

Norh Korea & South Korea's border: the D...

04:48 min ( February 22, 2009 by mattleviking)
Views: 25,150 - Rating: 4.80435/5

Short trip into the DMZ

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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.

More reading: Kaesong Industrial Region homepage
Located at 37.88, 126.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Directly Governed Cities and Special Administrative Regions of North Korea, Economy of North Korea, Kaesong


Kaesŏng is a city in North Hwanghae Province, southern North Korea (DPRK), a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Koryo Dynasty. The city is near Kaesŏng Industrial Region close to the border with South Korea and contains the remains of the Manwoldae palace. Called Songdo while it was the ancient capital of Koryo, the city prospered as a trade center that produced Korean ginseng. Kaesŏng now functions as the DPRK's light industry centre.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.88, 126.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Cities in North Hwanghae, Former national capitals, Kaesong

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.88, 126.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Bridges in North Korea, Bridges in South Korea, International bridges, Korean Demilitarized Zone, Korean migration, North Korea–South Korea border crossings, Prisoner exchanges

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.

More reading: Korean Demilitarized Zone homepage
Located at 37.88, 126.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Aftermath of the Korean War, Korean Demilitarized Zone, North Korea–South Korea border, Separation barriers, Zones


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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.88, 126.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Divided cities, Korean Demilitarized Zone, Korean War, North Korea–South Korea border crossings