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Naesang-dong Destination Guide

Discover Naesang-dong in North Korea

Naesang-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town located in North Korea - some 80 mi or ( 128 km ) North of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Naesang-dong is now 07:03 PM (Tuesday) . 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 Pyongyang. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Naesang-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Onjong

The Battle of Onjong, also known as the Battle of Wenjing, was one of the first engagements between Chinese and United Nations forces during the Korean War. It took place around Onjong in present-day North Korea from October 25 to October 29, 1950.

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Located at 40.11 125.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving South Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Conflicts in 1950

International Friendship Exhibition

The International Friendship Exhibition is a large museum complex located at Myohyangsan, North Pyongan province, in North Korea. It is a collection of halls that house gifts presented to former leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il from various foreign dignitaries. The protocol of gift-giving is well established in Korean culture. Built in a traditional style, the halls opened on August 26, 1978 and consist of over 150 rooms covering a total area of between 28,000 and 70,000 square meters.

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Located at 40.02 126.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1978, Museums in North Korea, North Korean culture, North Pyongan, Propaganda in North Korea

Battle of Unsan

The Battle of Unsan, also known as the Battle of Yunshan, was a series of engagements of the Korean War that took place from 25 October to 4 November 1950 near Unsan, North Pyongan province in present-day North Korea. As part of the Chinese First Phase Campaign, the People's Republic of China's People's Volunteer Army made repeated attacks against the Republic of Korea 1st Infantry Division near Unsan beginning on 25 October, in an attempt to take advancing United Nations forces by surprise.

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Located at 39.97 125.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving South Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1950