Soje-ri Destination Guide
Discover Soje-ri in North Korea!
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.
Local time in Soje-ri is now 03:10 PM (Wednesday). 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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Inside Yanggakdo Hotel (DPRK)
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
Pyongyang metro: Yonggwang station. My travelogue: vienna-pyongyang.blogspot.com (by train from Austria to North Korea)
The mighty Ryugyong hotel in Pyongyang (...
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!
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.
Located at 39.14, 125.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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.
Located at 39.14, 125.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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.
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.
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.
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