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Ahyon-ni Destination Guide

Touring Ahyon-ni in North Korea.

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Ahyon-ni in the region of North Korea (general) is located in North Korea - some 138 mi (or 221 km) East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Ahyon-ni in North Korea

Time in Ahyon-ni is now 12:19 PM (Sunday). 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 Pyongbangi. Being here already, consider visiting Yongjil-li, Yonggye-ri, Yangjil-li, Un'gong-ni, Songjik and Kuum-ni. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

20°C / 67 °F Overcast clouds
Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 983 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Monday, 28th of May 2018
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Tuesday, 29th of May 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Wednesday, 30th of May 2018
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 14°C (58 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Mount Kumgang Tourist Region

The Mount Kumgang Tourist Region is a special administrative region of North Korea. It was established in 2002 to handle South Korean tourist traffic to Mount Kumgang (Diamond Mountain). Since 1998, South Korean and other foreign tourists have been allowed to visit Mount Kumgang, traveling at first by cruise ship, but more recently by bus on a newly-built road through the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.73, 128.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Directly Governed Cities and Special Administrative Regions of North Korea, Tourism in North Korea

Kosong County

Kosong County is a kun, or county, in Kangwon province, North Korea. It lies in the southeasternmost corner of North Korea, immediately north of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Prior to the end of the Korean War in 1953, it made up a single county, together with what is now the South Korean county of the same name. In a subsequent reorganization, the county absorbed the southern portion of Tongchon county.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.73, 128.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Counties of Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea

Singyesa

Singye-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Onjong-ri in Kosong County, Kangwon Province, North Korea. Once one of the largest of the hundreds of temples located in scenic Mount Kumgang, the complex was entirely destroyed by US bombings during the Korean War. It was reconstructed in 2004 as an inter-Korean cultural project. It is listed as National Treasure #95.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.73, 128.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea

Mount Kumgang

Mount Kumgang is a 1,638 metres -high mountain in Kangwon-do, North Korea. It is about 50 km away from South Korea's Sokcho in Gangwon-do. It is one of the best-known mountains in North Korea. It is located on the east coast of the country, in Mount Kumgang Tourist Region, formerly part of Kangwŏn Province (38.58N, 128.17E). Mount Kumgang is part of the Taebaek mountain range which runs along the east of the Korean peninsula. The name means Vajra (or Diamond) Mountain.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.73, 128.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of North Korea, Tourism in North Korea

Pyohunsa

P'yohun-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mount Kumgang, North Korea. Founded in the 7th century under the kingdom of Silla, it is the only one of Mount Kumgang's four great temples to have survived the Korean War. It is listed as National Treasure #97 in that country.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.73, 128.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea

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