Explore Kangso in North Korea
Kangso in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a place in North Korea - some 15 mi or ( 24 km ) South-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .
Time in Kangso is now 10:24 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, and Incheon. Since you are here already, consider visiting Daegu . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kangso ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Mighty North Korean ten lane highway (DPRK)
We drove for miles on this desert ten lane highway. We tried to take pictures and videos from the bus, but the road is very bumpy (as you can see from other videos). Someone in our group asked our gui ..
Pyongyang metro: Puhung station
Pyongyang metro: Puhung station. My travelogue: vienna-pyongyang.blogspot.com (by train from Austria to North Korea). ..
Tangun's tomb in Pyongyang
General view of the tomb which has been built in the early 90s ..
North Korean cooperative farm (DPRK)
This farm is located in the birthplace of the Chongsangri spirit and the Chongsangri method in North Korean agriculture. Like every where else we went, they started by showing us their monuments and t ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Kangsŏ is a district in Nampo, North Korea. The population is 100,000.
Located at 38.92 125.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country's north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp'o. In between, it runs through the country's capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square. The river has a length of 439 kilometers and is generally deep. It is the fifth longest river on the Korean peninsula and the second longest in North Korea.
Located at 38.87 125.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Complex of Goguryeo Tombs
The Complex of Goguryeo Tombs (Complex of Koguryo Tombs) lie in North Korea. In July 2004, they became the first UNESCO World Heritage site in the country. The site consists of 30 individual tombs from the later Goguryeo kingdom, one of Three Kingdoms of Korea, located in the cities of P'yŏngyang and Namp'o. Goguryeo was one of the strongest Korean kingdoms in the north east of China and the Korean Peninsula from 37 BCE to the 7th century CE.
Located at 38.86 125.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Pyongyang University of Science and Technology
Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) is North Korea's first privately funded university. It is founded, operated and partly funded by associations and people outside the country. PUST was jointly planned and constructed by forces from both the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Republic of Korea, along with contributions from groups and individuals from other nations, in particular China and the USA. The initiative is largely funded by Evangelical Christian movements.
Located at 38.95 125.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
USS Pueblo (AGER-2)
USS Pueblo (AGER-2) is an American ELINT and SIGINT Banner-class technical research ship (Navy intelligence) which was boarded and captured by North Korean forces on 23 January 1968, in what is known as the Pueblo incident or alternatively as the Pueblo crisis or the Pueblo affair. The capture, less than a week after President Lyndon B.
Located at 38.99 125.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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