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Pyongyang Destination Guide

Touring Pyongyang in North Korea

Pyongyang in the region of P'yŏngyang-si with its 3,222,000 citizens is a city located in North Korea and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Pyongyang

Time in Pyongyang is now 06:47 PM (Monday) . 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: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, and Incheon. Being here already, consider visiting Daegu . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Pyongyang ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Mangyongdae Fun Fair - Pyongyang, North Korea (September 2009)

3:24 min by Lindsay Fincher
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Mangyongdae Fun Fair footage from the official North Korean Tourism DVD of my September 2009 trip. www.lindsayfincher.com ..

North Korea - Secrets Revealed

43:04 min by Alun Hill
Views: 73713 Rating: 4.29

A 45 minute tour of North Korea, before filming restrictions were lifted. As recently as 2011, all tourism was very carefully controlled. Now, visas, travel and filming are no more restrictive than in ..


Pyongyang roller coaster of death

2:51 min by Lindsay Fincher
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Riding the roller coaster at the Mangyongdae Fun Fair in Pyongyang, North Korea www.lindsayfincher.com ..

North Korea: behind the scenes (RT Documentary)

25:42 min by 378maksim
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RT's Aleksey Yaroshevsky travels to North Korea, the world's most secretive state. DURATION: 25:41 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Liberation Monument

The Liberation Monument is a monument in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was built in 1947 to honour Red Army soldiers who took part in liberating Korea from Imperial Japanese occupation during the final stage of the Second World War. Soviet paratroopers took control of Pyongyang on August 24, 1945. The monument is composed of a stele surmounted by a five-pointed red star, with the entire structure attaining a height of 30 meters.

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Located at 39.04 125.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1947, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang

Battle of Pyongyang

The Battle of Pyongyang was the second major land battle of the First Sino-Japanese War. It took place on 15 September 1894 in Pyongyang, Korea between the forces of Meiji Japan and Qing China. It is sometimes referred to archaically in western sources as the “Battle of Ping-yang”.

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Located at 39.03 125.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1894 in China, 1894 in Japan, 1894 in Korea, Battles of the First Sino-Japanese War, Conflicts in 1894

Supreme People's Assembly

The Supreme People's Assembly (Hangul: 최고 인민 회의) is the unicameral parliament of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly known as North Korea. It consists of one deputy from each of 687 constituencies, elected to five-year terms. North Korea is a single-party state with the Workers' Party of Korea in power. Although two other parties exist, they are completely subservient to the WPK, which is granted a monopoly of power under the constitution.

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Located at 39.03 125.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Government of North Korea, National legislatures, Parliaments by country, Supreme People's Assembly, Unicameral legislatures

Moranbong

Moranbong (Moran Hill) is located in the central part of Pyongyang, the capital of the North Korea. The hill is noted for its curious features and scenery, as well as its political significance. The hill is associated with the revolutionary history of President Kim Il-sung, leader Kim Jong Il and his wife Kim Jong Suk. At the foot of the hill Kim Il-sung in the 1940s allegedly gave a public speech after returning from exile. There are multiple monumental structures located on Moran Hill.

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Located at 39.04 125.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Geography of Pyongyang, Tourism in North Korea

Kim Il-sung Stadium

Kim Il-sung Stadium is the name of a large association football stadium located in Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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Located at 39.04 125.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Defunct baseball venues, Football venues in North Korea, Kim Il-sung, National stadiums, Sports venues completed in 1969, Sports venues in Pyongyang

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Pyongyang