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P'yongyang Destination Guide

Explore P'yongyang in North Korea.

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P'yongyang in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is located in North Korea - some 3 mi (or 5 km) South-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of P'yongyang in North Korea

Time in P'yongyang is now 01:47 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon or Changjin. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. 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

30°C / 86 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 28%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 1005.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Saturday, 22nd of July 2017
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Sunday, 23rd of July 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)
Monday, 24th of July 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)


Pyongyang Airport (DPRK)

01:01 min ( February 25, 2012 by nilov71)
Views: 80,264 - Rating: 4.53846/5

Don´t miss the mighty Duty Free Shop! I also recommend: "Morning siren in Pyongyang" "Propaganda car in Pyongyang" "The mighty Ryugyong hotel in Pyongyang" (26/7-11 - 2/8-1...

North Korea 2012

28:34 min ( October 23, 2012 by jaderoo2)
Views: 13,276 - Rating: 4.51493/5

A journey through North Korea at the time of the 100th birthday of Kim Il Sung (15 april 2012). Touroperator: Shilla Travel - Wereldcontact

Pyongyang roller coaster of death

02:51 min ( December 03, 2009 by Lindsay Fincher)
Views: 29,933 - Rating: 0/5

Riding the roller coaster at the Mangyongdae Fun Fair in Pyongyang, North Korea

Mangyongdae Fun Fair - Pyongyang North ...

03:24 min ( May 13, 2010 by Lindsay Fincher)
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Mangyongdae Fun Fair footage from the official North Korean Tourism DVD of my September 2009 trip.

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Interesting facts about this location

Yanggakdo International Hotel

Yanggakdo International Hotel is one of the largest working hotels and the second tallest building in North Korea, after the Ryugyong Hotel. The hotel is located on Yanggakdo (Yanggak Island), two kilometers to the south-east of the center of Pyongyang, the nation's capital. It rises to an overall height of 170 metres and sports a slowly revolving restaurant on the 47th floor. The hotel is said to contain 1,000 rooms and a total floor space of 87,870 square metres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1992, Hotels established in 1995, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 150 and 199 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea

List of airports in North Korea

This is a list of airports in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. North Korea may have as many as 78 usable airfields, although the state's secrecy makes it difficult to ascertain their number and condition with certainty. The state carrier, Air Koryo, joined the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the late 1990s, and North Korea has proclaimed a program to upgrade several airports to international standards.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea, Lists of airports by country, Lists of buildings and structures in North Korea, North Korea transport-related lists

Juche Tower

The Juche Tower (officially the Tower of the Juche Idea) is a monument in Pyongyang, North Korea. The tower is named after the principle of Juche, developed by Kim Il Sung as a blend of autarky, self-reliance, nationalism, Korean traditionalism, and Marxism-Leninism. Completed in 1982, it is sited on the eastern bank of the River Taedong, directly opposite Kim Il Sung Square which is situated on the other side of the river. It was made to commemorate Kim Il Sung's 70th birthday.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Monuments and memorials in North Korea, National symbols of North Korea, Towers in North Korea, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Government of North Korea, National legislatures, Parliaments by country, Supreme People's Assembly, Unicameral legislatures

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, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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

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