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Kaesong Destination Guide

Delve into Kaesong in North Korea

Kaesong in the region of Hwanghae-namdo with its 338,155 residents is located in North Korea - some 85 mi or ( 137 km ) South-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kaesong

Local time in Kaesong is now 01:05 AM (Monday) . 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, Busan, and Gwangju. 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 sightseeing spots and facts in Kaesong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


View of Kaesong City

0:33 min by asianlaw
Views: 8129 Rating: 5.00

View of Kaesong (Gaesong) City, DPRK from Janamsan Hotel. This movie contains a lot of bicycles and commuter bus from Gaesong Industrial Area. ..

Apartment buildings in Kaesong city (DPRK)

1:18 min by nilov71
Views: 2613 Rating: 4.33

Nice looking facades on these apartment buildings in Kaesong city, North Korea. I also recommend: "US spy ship captured by North Korea" "North Korea - Amazing picture (DPRK)" "Not an ..

Beautiful North Korean waitress (DPRK)

1:21 min by nilov71
Views: 1022 Rating: 2.14

This beautiful waitress served us as we stopped for lunch in Kaesong at the Tongil Restaurant (Reunification Restaurant), on our way back from the DMZ to Pyongyang. I also recommend: "Not an every day ..

Temple Stay at the Lotus Lantern Ditchthecube's photos around Ganghwa, Korea Rep. (travel pics)

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 687 Rating: 3.00

Preview of Ditchthecube's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Kaesŏng is a city in North Hwanghae Province, southern North Korea (DPRK), a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Koryo Dynasty. The city is near Kaesŏng Industrial Region close to the border with South Korea and contains the remains of the Manwoldae palace. Called Songdo while it was the ancient capital of Koryo, the city prospered as a trade center that produced Korean ginseng. Kaesŏng now functions as the DPRK's light industry centre.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.97 126.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cities in North Hwanghae, Former national capitals, Kaesong

Kaesong Folk Hotel

The Kaesong Folk Hotel is a tourist hotel located in Kaesong, North Korea, which opened in 1989. Housed in 19 traditional hanok style courtyard houses, many of which date to the Joseon Dynasty and retain their original. The complex has one hundred rooms, a traditional restaurant, and a souvenir shop. The houses themselves are located on both sides of the steam the runs through Kaesong, with some located at the foot of Mt. Janam.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.98 126.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Hotels in North Korea, Kaesong

Kaesong Station

Kaesong Station is a passenger railway station located in Kaesŏng, North Korea. It is on the Pyongbu Line, which is regarded as a part of the Gyeongui Line in South Korea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.97 126.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Kaesong, Railway stations in North Korea

Western Kaesong Park

Western Kaesong Park is a multi-use stadium in Kaesong, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Kaesong Power. The stadium holds 12,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.98 126.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Koryo Songgyungwan University

Koryo Songgyungwan University or University of Light Industry (고려 성균관 대학교) is an educational institution in North Korean city of Kaesong. The university was founded in 992 with the name Gukjagam. It was renamed Seonggyungam in 1298 and Seonggyungwan in 1308.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.98 126.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 990s architecture, 992 establishments, Educational institutions established in the 10th century, Universities in North Korea


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kaesong