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Onsa-ri Destination Guide

Discover Onsa-ri in North Korea

Onsa-ri in the region of North Korea (general) is a town located in North Korea - some 87 mi or ( 140 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Onsa-ri is now 12:05 AM (Thursday) . 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, Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, and Wonsan. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Onsa-ri ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Huichon

Hŭich'ŏn is a city in the southern part of Chagang Province, North Korea. The population is 163,000 (1987 data).

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Located at 40.17 126.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Cities in Chagang

Myohyangsan

Myohyang-san ("Mysterious Fragrant Mountain") is a mountain in North Korea (40.03N, 126.28E). The mountain is named after the mystic shapes and fragrances found in the area. Myohyang is a North Korean tourist attraction and visited by many national tourists. There are a number of hiking routes on the mountain. Apart from the view, tourists are attracted by the Pohyon temple, built in the 11th century, the Sangwon hermitage, the Kumgang hermitage, or the Habiro hermitage.

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Located at 40.02 126.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Biosphere reserves of North Korea, Mountains of North Korea

Pohyonsa

Pohyon-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Hyangsan county in North Pyong'an Province, North Korea. It is located within the Myohyang Mountains. Founded under the Koryo dynasty at the start of the 11th century, the temple flourished as one of the greatest centers of Buddhism in the north of Korea, and became a renowned place of pilgrimage. Like most other temples in North Korea, the complex suffered extensive damage from US bombing during the Korean War.

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Located at 40.01 126.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, National Treasures of North Korea, North Pyongan