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Tongyu-dong Destination Guide

Discover Tongyu-dong in North Korea!

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Tongyu-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a place located in North Korea - some 20 mi (or 33 km) South-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Tongyu-dong

Local time in Tongyu-dong is now 10:15 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon or Songsong-ni. When in this area, you might want to check out Taean, Yu-dong, Yop'o-ri, Yongsal-li, Yongp'yong-gol and Twikkori 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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Videos

Mighty North Korean ten lane highway (DP...

00:42 min ( August 05, 2011 by nilov71)
Views: 4,937 - Rating: 5/5

We drove for miles on this desert ten lane highway. We tried to take pictures and videos from the bus, but the road is very bumpy (as you can see from other videos). Someone in our group asked our gui...

Tangun's tomb in Pyongyang

01:41 min ( March 11, 2008 by Ivan Zakharchenko)
Views: 766 - Rating: 5/5

General view of the tomb which has been built in the early 90s


Pyongyang metro: Puhung station

00:51 min ( October 06, 2008 by utti1980)
Views: 3,744 - Rating: 5/5

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

North Korean Junket - part 4

11:07 min ( June 12, 2011 by MrSweihan)
Views: 1,747 - Rating: 3.66667/5

This documentary is a look at a North Korean propaganda march from 2004. The trip was organized by a group called the Korean Friendship Association. A group of westerners are taken on a tour of North ...


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Interesting facts about this location

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 38.79, 125.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Pyongyang, Rivers of North Korea

Pyeonghwa Motors

Pyeonghwa Motors, (a Korean language word for "peace", also spelled Pyonghwa) is one of the two car manufacturers and dealers in North Korean automotive industry. It is a joint-venture in Nampo between Pyonghwa Motors of Seoul, a company owned by Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church, and the North Korean Ryonbong General Corp.

More reading: Pyeonghwa Motors homepage
Located at 38.79, 125.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Companies established in 1999, Manufacturing companies of North Korea, Motor vehicle manufacturers of North Korea, Nampo, Transport in North Korea, Unification Church affiliated organizations

Complex of Goguryeo Tombs

The Complex of Goguryeo Tombs (Complex of Koguryo Tombs) lie in North Korea. In July 2004, they became the first UNESCO World Heritage site in the country. The site consists of 30 individual tombs from the later Goguryeo kingdom, one of Three Kingdoms of Korea, located in the cities of P'yŏngyang and Namp'o. Goguryeo was one of the strongest Korean kingdoms in the north east of China and the Korean Peninsula from 37 BCE to the 7th century CE.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.79, 125.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in North Korea, Goguryeo, Korean art, Murals, World Heritage Sites in North Korea

Nampo

Namp'o is a city and seaport in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. It was a provincial-level Directly Governed City (Chikhalsi) from 1980 to 2004, when it was designated a "Special City" (T'ŭkgŭpsi) and made a part of South P'yŏngan. Namp'o was designated a T'ŭkpyŏlsi (teukbyeolsi; 특별시; 特別市) "Special City" in 2010. Namp'o is situated some 50 kilometres south west of P'yŏngyang, at the mouth of the Taedong River.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.79, 125.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Cities in South Pyongan, Nampo, Port cities and towns in North Korea

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 38.79, 125.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 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