North Korea Flag Icon

Taedong Destination Guide

Discover Taedong in North Korea!

Travel warning information is frequently updated: The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's advisory service suggests to reconsider your need to travel to this country. Take this advice seriously - check with your local authorities whether your exact destination is safe.

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

Interactive map of Taedong

Local time in Taedong is now 08:51 PM (Friday). 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: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon or Saebangsong. When in this area, you might want to check out Wibang-ni, Tokchang-dong, Tang-gol, Taedong, Taebosal-li and P'alch'ong-ni as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


Photos provided by Panoramio are under the copyright of their owners.


Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

16°C / 60 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1025.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 20th of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Sunday, 21st of October 2018
Few clouds.
Few clouds Day: 15°C (60 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Monday, 22nd of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)

Videos

Performance at the Mangyongdae School Ch...

03:30 min ( March 29, 2011 by WizardOfOss)
Views: 247 - Rating: 5/5

Performance at the Mangyongdae School Children's Palace in Pyongyang, DPRK. Be sure to keep watching for the big solo @2:30... (April 14th 2010)

Performance at the Mangyongdae School Ch...

00:51 min ( March 28, 2011 by WizardOfOss)
Views: 132 - Rating: 5/5

Performance at the Mangyongdae School Children's Palace in Pyongyang, DPRK (April 14th 2010)


Music at the Mangyongdae School Children...

01:01 min ( March 28, 2011 by WizardOfOss)
Views: 142 - Rating: 5/5

Children practicing music at the Mangyongdae School Children's Palace in Pyongyang, DPRK (April 14th 2010)

Hibernians North Korea 2008 Tour

02:20 min ( May 07, 2008 by Ian Cockerill)
Views: 2,539 - Rating: 4.5/5

Hibernians Football Club (Singapore) tour of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) - 2008


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.


Interesting facts about this location

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 39.08, 125.54 (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

USS Pueblo (AGER-2)

USS Pueblo (AGER-2) is an American ELINT and SIGINT Banner-class technical research ship (Navy intelligence) which was boarded and captured by North Korean forces on 23 January 1968, in what is known as the Pueblo incident or alternatively as the Pueblo crisis or the Pueblo affair. The capture, less than a week after President Lyndon B.

More reading: USS Pueblo (AGER-2) homepage
Located at 39.08, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1944 ships, 1968 in North Korea, 1968 in the United States, 20th-century military history of the United States, Cold War auxiliary ships of the United States, Combat incidents, Conflicts in 1968, Design 381 coastal freighters, Espionage scandals and incidents, International maritime incidents, Maritime incidents in 1968, Military history of North Korea, Museum ships in North Korea, North Korea–United States relations, Ships built in Wisconsin, Ships of the United States Army, United States Navy Colorado-related ships, Vessels captured from the United States Navy, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

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 39.08, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea, Transport in Pyongyang

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 39.08, 125.54 (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

Taedong River

The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country's north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp'o. In between, it runs through the country's capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square. The river has a length of 439 kilometers and is generally deep. It is the fifth longest river on the Korean peninsula and the second longest in North Korea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.08, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Pyongyang, Rivers of North Korea