Things to do in North Korea

North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the largest city in the country. To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok (known as the Yalu in Chinese) and Tumen rivers; it is bordered to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zo

Mount Kumgang

Mount Kumgang (Hangul: 금강산; RR: Geumgansan; MR: Kŭmgangsan; lit. Diamond Mountain) or the Kumgang Mountains are a mountain/mountain range, with a 1,63

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Paektu Mountain

Paektu Mountain or Baekdu Mountain is an active volcano on the China–North Korea border. At 2,744 m (9,003 ft), it is the highest mountain of the Chan

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Mount Kumgang Tourist Region

The Mount Kumgang Tourist Region is a special administrative region of North Korea. It was established in 2002 to handle South Korean tourist traffic

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Heaven Lake

Heaven Lake (Korean: 천지, Ch'ŏnji or Cheonji; Chinese: 天池, Tiānchí; Manchu: Tamun omo or Tamun juce) is a crater lake on the border between China and N

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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.

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Sup'ung Dam

The Sup'ung Dam (Chinese:水丰水库/水豐水庫, Korean: 수풍댐), also referred to as the Shuifeng Dam and previously the Sui-ho Dam, is a gravity dam on the Yalu Riv

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Tomb of King Wanggon

The Tomb of King Wanggŏn, more correctly known as the Hyŏllŭng Royal Tomb, is a mausoleum located Haesong-ri, Kaepung County near Kaesŏng, North Korea

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Yalu River

The Yalu River, also called the Amrok River or Amnok River, is a river on the border between North Korea and China. Together with the Tumen River to i

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Chilbosan (North Hamgyong)

Chilbosan (Ch’ilbo-san, Korean: 칠보산 ) is a mountain in North Hamgyong province (Hamgyŏng-bukto ), North Korea. The name translates as seven treasures,

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