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Kagong-ni Destination Guide

Discover Kagong-ni in North Korea

Kagong-ni in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a place located in North Korea - some 80 mi or ( 128 km ) South-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kagong-ni

Local time in Kagong-ni is now 02:29 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, 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 discovered 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 Kagong-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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DMZ - Korean Demilitarized Zone, Panmunjom

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These are some photos of my trip to South Korea I did in August 2012. Here you can see the DMZ (Korean Demilitarized Zone). This area is very dangerous but it's really exciting: two Koreas are still a ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Kwanumsa (Kaesong)

Kwanŭm-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located within Taehung Castle on Mt. Chonma near Kaesong, North Korea. The site is one of the National Treasures of North Korea. Named after Guanyin, the buddhist bodhisattva of compassion, this small temple is located in the beautiful valley between Mts. Chonma and Songgo. The temple was founded in 970 when a monk deposited two marble statues of the goddess in a cave behind the temple's current location.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.09 126.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kaesong, National Treasures of North Korea

Ryongtongsa

Ryŏngt'ong-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mt. Ogwan in Kaesŏng, North Korea.

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Located at 38.04 126.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kaesong, National Treasures of North Korea

Panmunjom

Panmunjom, located in Gyeonggi Province, is an abandoned village on the de facto border between North and South Korea, where the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement that paused the Korean War was signed. The building where the armistice was signed still stands, though it is north of the Military Demarcation Line, which runs through the middle of the Demilitarized Zone.

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Located at 37.96 126.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Divided cities, Korean Demilitarized Zone, Korean War, North Korea–South Korea border crossings

North Korea Peace Museum

The North Korea Peace Museum is in the building constructed to house the signing of the Korean War Armistice Agreement on 27 July 1953. It is located in the former village of Panmunjeom (P'anmunjŏm) in North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. It is located approximately 1.2 kilometres west of the Joint Security Area (JSA), in the northern half of the Demilitarized Zone.

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Located at 37.96 126.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Korean War memorials and cemeteries, Korean War museums, Military and war museums, Museums in North Korea, Peace museums

Joint Security Area

The Joint Security Area (JSA) is the only portion of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where South and North Korean forces stand face-to-face. It is often called the "Truce Village" in both the media and various military accounts. The JSA is used by the two Koreas for diplomatic engagements and, until March 1991, was also the site of military negotiations between North Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC).

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Located at 37.96 126.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Aftermath of the Korean War, Korean Demilitarized Zone