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Hanogae-gol Destination Guide

Delve into Hanogae-gol in North Korea!

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Hanogae-gol in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is a place located in North Korea - some 6 mi (or 10 km) North-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

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Local time in Hanogae-gol is now 03:13 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon or Ch'ongsok-tong. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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IMAGINE: starring Common & Drake

00:42 min ( January 12, 2012 by egotripnyc)
Views: 78,717 - Rating: 4.90093/5

FOLLOW EGOTRIP ON The Common vs. Drake War has been quiet the last few days. Perhaps they've made nice-nice in ways you might have never imagined. We can dream, can't we?

Inside North Korea - VICE Travel - Part ...

20:52 min ( December 19, 2011 by vice)
Views: 719,629 - Rating: 4.89463/5

Vice founder Shane Smith managed to get into North Korea after a year and half of trying and is witness to the craziness of this hermit nation. Crazy is actually kind of an understatement

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...

Coca-Cola in North Korea! (DPRK)

00:19 min ( October 09, 2011 by nilov71)
Views: 125,545 - Rating: 3.78947/5

We had heard a rumor that there is an italian pizzeria in Pyongyang. Our guides confirmed that rumor. We asked our guides if we could go there. They managed to arrange for us to have lunch there inste...

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Interesting facts about this location


Potonggang-guyok is one of the 19 districts, or guyok, of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is most famous as the location of the Ryugyong Hotel. It is named after the Pothong River (literally "the simple river"), which serves as the district's border on all sides. It is bordered to the north by Hyongjesan-guyok, to the east by Sosong and Moranbong-guyoks, to the south by Pyongchon and Chung-guyoks, and to the west by Mangyongdae-guyok.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.07, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Pyongyang

Pyongyang Arena

Ryugyong Chung Ju-yung Gymnasium is an indoor sporting arena located in Pyongyang, North Korea. The capacity of the arena is 12,309 and was built in 2003. It is used to host indoor sporting events, such as basketball and volleyball.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.07, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 2003, Event venues established in 2003, Indoor arenas in North Korea, Sports venues in Pyongyang

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 39.07, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 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


P'yŏngch'ŏn-guyŏk (Pyongchon District) is one of the 19 guyŏk (political districts or wards) of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is bordered by the Taedong River in the South and the Potong River in the north and west, and to the east by Chung-guyok, from which it is separated by the railway. It was established as a guyŏk in October 1960 by the Pyongyang City People's Committee through a mandate of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.

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Located at 39.07, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Pyongyang

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.

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Located at 39.07, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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