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Ui-dong Destination Guide

Explore Ui-dong in North Korea

Ui-dong in the region of North Korea (general) is a town in North Korea - some 70 mi or ( 113 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Ui-dong is now 11:09 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, and Yongsong-ni. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Daejeon . Where to go and what to see in Ui-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.02 126.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Biosphere reserves of North Korea, Mountains of North Korea

Tokchon

Tokchon is a si, or city, in northern South Pyongan province, North Korea. It is bordered by Yongwon and Maengsan to the east, Kujang to the north, Kaechon to the west and Pukchang to the south. It is home to the Sungri Motor Plant, established in 1950, and various other small factories.

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Located at 39.76 126.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Cities in South Pyongan, Tokchon

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 22 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, National Treasures of North Korea, North Pyongan