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Ahyon-ni Destination Guide

Touring Ahyon-ni in North Korea

Ahyon-ni in the region of North Korea (general) is a city located in North Korea - some 138 mi or ( 221 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Ahyon-ni is now 10:52 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 . Check out our recomendations for Ahyon-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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.

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Located at 38.67 128.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 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 9 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 11 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 18 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 19 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), National Treasures of North Korea