Delve into Soijung-dong in North Korea
Soijung-dong in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is a city in North Korea - some 10 mi or ( 16 km ) South-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital .
Current time in Soijung-dong is now 02:21 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, and Incheon. While being here, make sure to check out Daegu . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Soijung-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Inside North Korea - VICE Travel - Part 1 of 3
Vice founder Shane Smith managed to get into North Korea after a year and half of trying and is witness to the craziness of this hermit nation. Crazy is actually kind of an understatement. ..
IMAGINE: starring Common & Drake
FOLLOW EGOTRIP ON FACEBOOK:on.fb.me The Common vs. Drake War has been quiet the last few days. Perhaps they've made nice-nice in ways you might have never imagined. We can dream, can't we? ..
The mighty Ryugyong hotel in Pyongyang (DPRK)
Pictures and videos of the mighty "shell" in Pyongyang. It is supposed to have 2000 hotel rooms. From what I know it is not in operation, or even has an interior. As there are no lights in the windows ..
Inside Yanggakdo Hotel (DPRK)
The interior of our hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea. The hotel is 45 floors high and has 1.000 rooms. Much of the hotel is vacant, and probably not even furnished. Our group had rooms on 2 floors, and ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Taepyong Station is a railway station located in Mangyŏngdae-guyŏk, Pyongyang, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongnam Line, which connects the capital, Pyongyang, to Namp'o, a major port city.
Located at 38.98 125.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Rangnang-guyŏk or Rangnang District is one of the 19 kuyŏk that constitute the city of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is located south of the Taedong River, and is bordered to the north by Songyo-guyok, to the east by the Ryokpo-guyok, and to the south by Chunghwa and Kangnam counties.
Located at 38.96 125.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 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 7 km away
Mangyongdae Revolutionary School
Mangyongdae Revolutionary School is a school in Mangyongdae district, Pyongyang, North Korea. Established in 1947, it is a special education school with access only to the children of war dead, Party, military, administrative and high-ranking officials’ families. Among its former students are Kim Jong-il and Kim Jong-un.
Located at 39.00 125.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Pyongyang Chewing Gum Factory
The Pyongyang Chewing Gum Factory is a factory that manufactures chewing gum in Pyongyang, North Korea. The plant is run by Korea Ponghwa General. According to the Korean Central News Agency, it began operation in October 2003 in a 4,400 square metres floor area facility, located on a 11,900 square metres plot of land in Rakrang-guyok. Its annual production capacity was reported to be 1,200 tons. In 2008, it moved to a new location on Tong'il Street, Chung-guyok.
Located at 38.97 125.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
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