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Soje-ri Destination Guide

Discover Soje-ri in North Korea!

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Soje-ri in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a town located in North Korea - some 12 mi (or 19 km) North-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Soje-ri

Local time in Soje-ri is now 10:33 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Gwangju, Incheon or Oeje-ri. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

16°C / 60 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1019.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 23rd of October 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 1°C (33 °F)
Thursday, 25th of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)

Videos

Inside Yanggakdo Hotel (DPRK)

01:23 min ( March 17, 2012 by nilov71)
Views: 10,953 - Rating: 5/5

The interior of our hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea. The hotel is 45 floors high and has 1.000 rooms. Much of the hotel is vacant, and probably not even furnished. Our group had rooms on 2 floors, and...

Pyongyang metro: Yonggwang station

00:25 min ( October 06, 2008 by utti1980)
Views: 6,967 - Rating: 5/5

Pyongyang metro: Yonggwang station. My travelogue: vienna-pyongyang.blogspot.com (by train from Austria to North Korea)


The mighty Ryugyong hotel in Pyongyang (...

01:45 min ( February 11, 2012 by nilov71)
Views: 12,085 - Rating: 4.42857/5

Pictures and videos of the mighty "shell" in Pyongyang. It is supposed to have 2000 hotel rooms. From what I know it is not in operation, or even has an interior. As there are no lights in the windows...

North Korean Bento!

01:01 min ( November 07, 2011 by bentogeek)
Views: 6,119 - Rating: 4/5

OK, not really but I was curious what it would look like if I did have one. So yes, this is just all fictional silly childish imagination. But recently I have been a bit low on cash (blame the economy...


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Interesting facts about this location

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is the main airport serving Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. It is located in the city's Sunan-guyŏk district, 24 kilometres from the city's centre. The airport has two runways, the larger of which (01/19) is in use while the second runway (17/35) is closed. Its hours of operation are from 06:00 to 22:00 in the summer and 07:00 to 21:00 in the winter. The airport is the main hub for the national flag carrier, Air Koryo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.14, 125.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea, Transport in Pyongyang

Pyongyang TV Tower

Pyongyang TV Tower is a free-standing concrete TV tower with an observation deck and a panorama restaurant at a height of 150 metres in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was built in April 1967 for enhancing the broadcasting area, which was very poor at the time, and because of the start of color TV broadcasts. It is mostly used for tourism. The Pyongyang TV Tower is heavily based on the design of the Ostankino Tower in Moscow, which was built at the same time.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.14, 125.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Towers in North Korea

Chongnyon Hotel

The Chongnyon Hotel is a Class 'A' hotel located in P'yongyang, the capital city of North Korea. It has 30 floors, and opened in 1989. It is located at Chongchun (Youth) Street, Mangyongdae district, at the junction of Chongchun Street and Kwangbok (Liberation) Street.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.14, 125.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1989, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Hotels established in 1989, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers in North Korea

Koryo Hotel

The Koryo Hotel is the second largest operating hotel in North Korea. The twin-towered building is 143 metres (469 ft) tall and contains 43 stories. Erected in 1985 under the scrutiny of Kim Il-sung, it was intended to "showcase the glory and strength of the DPRK. " The hotel's extravagance is exemplified by its entryway, which consists of a 9-metre (30 ft) wide jade dragon's mouth that leads into an expansive lobby dominated by a mosaic of North Korean cultural symbols.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.14, 125.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1986, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea, Twin towers

Supreme People's Assembly

The Supreme People's Assembly (Hangul: 최고 인민 회의) is the unicameral parliament of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly known as North Korea. It consists of one deputy from each of 687 constituencies, elected to five-year terms. North Korea is a single-party state with the Workers' Party of Korea in power. Although two other parties exist, they are completely subservient to the WPK, which is granted a monopoly of power under the constitution.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.14, 125.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Government of North Korea, National legislatures, Parliaments by country, Supreme People's Assembly, Unicameral legislatures