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P'yongsong-dong Destination Guide

Discover P'yongsong-dong in North Korea!

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P'yongsong-dong in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is a town located in North Korea - some 8 mi (or 12 km) South-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Map of the area of P'yongsong-dong in North Korea

Local time in P'yongsong-dong is now 04:11 PM (Sunday). 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 Sinuiju. 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

26°C / 79 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1005.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 1st of May 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 19°C (67 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Tuesday, 2nd of May 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Wednesday, 3rd of May 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 24°C (74 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)

Videos

IMAGINE: starring Common & Drake

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

FOLLOW EGOTRIP ON FACEBOOK:on.fb.me 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

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) is North Korea's first privately funded university. It is founded, operated and partly funded by associations and people outside the country. PUST was jointly planned and constructed by forces from both the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Republic of Korea, along with contributions from groups and individuals from other nations, in particular China and the USA. The initiative is largely funded by Evangelical Christian movements.

More reading: Pyongyang University of Science and Technology homepage
Located at 38.95, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:2010 establishments in North Korea, Education in Pyongyang, Educational institutions established in 2010, Universities 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 38.95, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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

Chung-guyok

Chung-guyŏk (Central District) is one of the 19 guyok which constitutes the city of Pyongyang, North Korea. The district is located in the center of the city, between the Potong and Taedong Rivers, and is bordered to the north by Moranbong-guyok, to the northwest by Potonggang-guyok, and to the south by Pyongchon-guyok.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.95, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Districts of 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 38.95, 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

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 38.95, 125.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 2003, Event venues established in 2003, Indoor arenas in North Korea, Sports venues in Pyongyang

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