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Ansong Destination Guide

Touring Ansong in North Korea

Ansong in the region of Gangwon is a city located in North Korea - some 140 mi or ( 225 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Ansong is now 10:46 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, and Gwangju. Being here already, consider visiting Daejeon . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Ansong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Southkorea (Golgulsa-Temple, Seoul, Busan, Andong)

3:57 min by Uwe Renners
Views: 1220 Rating: 5.00

Südkorea im Oktober 2010 von Seoul an die Grenze zu Nordkorea, dann durch das Land und verschiedene Nationalparks bis in den Süden nach Busan. Golgulsa (literally "Stone Buddha Temple") is located 20 ..

North Eastern Trip Pt 4

9:16 min by CrimsonNorth
Views: 248 Rating: 5.00

I tour the exhibits of the DMZ Museum, up in Goseong. I've included archival footage of the armistice signing, as well as the war and other bits of history. If you're interested in Korean/military his ..


高城統一展望台Unification Observatory

3:20 min by nanazo7
Views: 142 Rating: 0.00

Unification ObservatoryAs the observatory closest to North Korea, more than one million people visit this area annually. Visitors can see the Mt. Geumgangsan and the Haegeumgang in North Korea, with t ..

North Eastern Trip Pt 3

5:59 min by CrimsonNorth
Views: 79 Rating: 5.00

I make it up to Goseong, to see the DMZ Unification Observatory, the DMZ and North Korea. Price for access is 3000 Won, but you need your own transport. I'd suggest bringing along a Korean friend to f ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Kosong County

Kosong County is a kun, or county, in Kangwon province, North Korea. It lies in the southeasternmost corner of North Korea, immediately north of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Prior to the end of the Korean War in 1953, it made up a single county, together with what is now the South Korean county of the same name. In a subsequent reorganization, the county absorbed the southern portion of Tongchon county.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.67 128.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Counties of Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea

Mount Kumgang Tourist Region

The Mount Kumgang Tourist Region is a special administrative region of North Korea. It was established in 2002 to handle South Korean tourist traffic to Mount Kumgang (Diamond Mountain). Since 1998, South Korean and other foreign tourists have been allowed to visit Mount Kumgang, traveling at first by cruise ship, but more recently by bus on a newly-built road through the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

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Located at 38.69 128.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Directly Governed Cities and Special Administrative Regions of North Korea, Tourism in North Korea

Singyesa

Singye-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Onjong-ri in Kosong County, Kangwon Province, North Korea. Once one of the largest of the hundreds of temples located in scenic Mount Kumgang, the complex was entirely destroyed by US bombings during the Korean War. It was reconstructed in 2004 as an inter-Korean cultural project. It is listed as National Treasure #95.

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Located at 38.68 128.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea

Yujomsa

Yujŏm-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mount Kumgang, North Korea. Founded under the kingdom of Silla, it underwent many successive restorations before being destroyed by American forces during the Korean War.

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Located at 38.58 128.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea