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Yu-dong Destination Guide

Discover Yu-dong in North Korea!

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Yu-dong in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is a town located in North Korea - some 6 mi (or 10 km) South of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Yu-dong in North Korea

Local time in Yu-dong is now 10:36 AM (Wednesday). 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 Che-dong. 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

-3°C / 28 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -15°C / 4 °F
Evening Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Night Temperature -14°C / 7 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1027.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Thursday, 19th of January 2017
Snow, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Snow Day: -3°C (26 °F)
Night: -5°C (22 °F)
Friday, 20th of January 2017
Light snow, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light snow Day: -7°C (19 °F)
Night: -18°C (-1 °F)
Saturday, 21st of January 2017
Light snow, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: -1°C (29 °F)
Night: -16°C (4 °F)

Videos

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

A flight on Air Koryo - North Korea's Ai...

04:28 min ( October 02, 2009 by Ray Cunningham)
Views: 372,679 - Rating: 4.57761/5

Video from a flight on North Korea's airline


North Korea Uncensored - Be Shocked Be ...

25:42 min ( December 31, 2011 by Alun Hill)
Views: 585,085 - Rating: 2.25774/5

Www.youtube.com See the full "North Korea Channel" on YouTube Visas and visits are now freely available to North Korea, which has become much more open in recent months and years. It might be sensible...

Mangyongdae Fun Fair - Pyongyang North ...

03:24 min ( May 13, 2010 by Lindsay Fincher)
Views: 203,731 - Rating: 0/5

Mangyongdae Fun Fair footage from the official North Korean Tourism DVD of my September 2009 trip. www.lindsayfincher.com


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Interesting facts about this location

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 38.94, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 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

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 38.94, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 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

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 38.94, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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

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 38.94, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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

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 38.94, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 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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