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Kumgang-up Destination Guide

Discover Kumgang-up in North Korea

Kumgang-up in the region of Gangwon is a town located in North Korea - some 123 mi or ( 199 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kumgang-up

Local time in Kumgang-up is now 12:11 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, and Gwangju. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kumgang-up ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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This is some art work in Osaka. If you are familiar with Osaka and want to see this it's easy to find. If you know the street that the Apple Store is on, not the Midosuji Dori, walk towards Triangle P ..


Sangpaldam, North Korea

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Sangpaldan waterfalls, Geumgangsan mountain range ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Kumgang Airport

Kumgang Airport is an airport in Kangwon-do, North Korea.

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Located at 38.56 128.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea

Pyohunsa

P'yohun-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mount Kumgang, North Korea. Founded in the 7th century under the kingdom of Silla, it is the only one of Mount Kumgang's four great temples to have survived the Korean War. It is listed as National Treasure #97 in that country.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.63 128.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea

Mount Kumgang

Mount Kumgang is a 1,638 metres -high mountain in Kangwon-do, North Korea. It is about 50 km away from South Korea's Sokcho in Gangwon-do. It is one of the best-known mountains in North Korea. It is located on the east coast of the country, in Mount Kumgang Tourist Region, formerly part of Kangwŏn Province (38.58N, 128.17E). Mount Kumgang is part of the Taebaek mountain range which runs along the east of the Korean peninsula. The name means Vajra (or Diamond) Mountain.

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Located at 38.66 128.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Mountains of North Korea, Tourism in 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 16 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of 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 18 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea