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Omong-ni Destination Guide

Delve into Omong-ni in North Korea

Omong-ni in the region of Gangwon is located in North Korea - some 85 mi or ( 137 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Omong-ni

Local time in Omong-ni is now 05:05 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Jeonju. While being here, you might want to check out Daejeon . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Omong-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Korea 2009 Extravaganza

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Arirang Mass Games 2011 - DPRK Flag Formation

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Part of the Arirang Mass Games performance that I shot off a basic digital camera. Apologies for it being a little shaky. I was sitting right next to a North Korean government guide who told me I wasn ..


Children in hospital, school in Wonsan, North Korea

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Most of the People's Republic of Korea is mountainous. Only a fifth of the land in the People's Republic can be used to grow food. With few international trading partners from which to buy the rest, c ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Territorial Abbey of Tokwon

Tokwon Abbey was a Benedictine monastery of the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien, located near the town of Wonsan in what is now North Korea. Originally founded as a monastic mission in Seoul, the community transferred to Tokwon in the 1920s to take charge of the newly-created Apostolic Vicariate of Wonsan. The persecution of Christians in North Korea since 1949 made any church activity in the abbacy impossible.

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Located at 39.19 127.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Asian Monasteries of the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien, Benedictine monasteries, Human rights in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), Monasteries in North Korea, Roman Catholic Church in North Korea

Wonsan

Wŏnsan is a port city and naval base that was opened by the occupying Japanese in 1880. It is located in the Kangwon Province (North Korea) of North Korea, on the westernmost part of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and the capital of that province. However, before the Korean War, it was located in a province called South Hamgyong, and during that war, it was the location of the Blockade of Wonsan. The population of the city is estimated to have been 331,000 in 2000.

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Located at 39.19 127.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea, Wonsan

Wonsan Station

Wonsan Station is a passenger railway station located in Wonsan, North Korea. It is on Kangwon Line, formed from parts of the Gyeongwon Line which once connected Wonsan to Seoul but which is now divided by the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

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Located at 39.16 127.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Wonsan Stadium

Wonsan Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Wonsan, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Wonsan Shippers. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

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Located at 39.15 127.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Munchon

Munch'ŏn is a North Korean city located in Kangwŏn Province. It lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and borders Wonsan.

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Located at 39.26 127.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea)