Pyongyang
in Pyongyang, North Korea

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
39.034 and 125.754 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 39° 2' 1" and E 125° 45' 15"
Currency and Currency Code:
Won - KPW
Spoken languages:
Korean
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:24 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Pyongyang
UTC/GMT offset: 9 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:13 am and 8:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-37.165 and -56.891 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Carilo
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for North Korea in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 4,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to North Korea.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning North Korea. Last Update: 2019-06-27 07:25:04

Touring Pyongyang

Pyongyang in Pyongyang with it's 3,222,000 residents is a town located in North Korea. It's the capital of this country.

Time in Pyongyang is now 08:24 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Pyongyang with an UTC offset of 9 hours. We know of 7 airports nearby Pyongyang, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in North Korea is Sunan International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in North Korea is Complex of Koguryo Tombs in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), South-West.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: P'yongsong, Namp'o, Sariwon, Chaeryong-up and Haeju. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1002.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 82% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 28th of June 2019

27°C (81 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 29th of June 2019

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 30th of June 2019

26°C (78 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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PYONGYANG METRO - Die U-Bahn in Pyongyang (23.04.2014)

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 18:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: KT4Dani

Im April 2014 besuchte ich zum zweitenmal die Volksrepublik Korea (Individualtourist - KEINE der zeitnahen Gruppenreisen!) und schaute erneut in das tiefstgelegende U-Bahnsystem der Welt. Es...


Pyongyang en trois minutes

Published: July 21, 2013
Length: 22:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rémy Jungen

Petite introduction de ma visite à Pyongyang.


Propaganda car in Pyongyang (DPRK)

Published: August 05, 2011
Length: 59:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: nilov71

This was captured in the middle of the day in central Pyongyang. According to our guide, the propaganda car urged everyone to work harder to fullfill the wishes of the dear leader. They are...


2013 走進平壤地鐵 Pyongyang Metro 평양 지하철, 朝鮮 North Korea

Published: September 05, 2013
Length: 35:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tony Law

2013-08-25 平壤地鐵, 全球最深地鐵之一, 此次由千里馬線復興站坐到榮光站, 北韓只對遊客開放此兩站... 全程由導遊帶領.. 站外不許拍照Chŏllima...


Air Koryo Il-18D - Approach & Landing Rwy 19 at Pyongyang Sunan Int'l (FNJ), North Korea

Published: August 14, 2012
Length: 53:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Loran

Ilyushin Il-18D / P-835 Air Koryo / JS5106 Departure: Sondok Air Base (DSO), DPRK (Rwy 20) Arrival: Pyongyang Sunan Int'l Airport (FNJ), DPRK (Rwy 19) Date: 20th July 2012 / Seat: 16A -------------...


17th Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair opens

Published: May 19, 2014
Length: 07:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Martyn Williams

The 17th Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair opened on May 12, 2014.


DPRK: Doing the timewarp: Day 1 Nickgibson's photos around Pyongyang, Korea Dem Peoples Rep

Published: December 19, 2010
Length: 25:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Nickgibson's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/nickgibson/asiapac06-07/1160029320/tpod.html This blog preview was made by...


Pyongyang Steamboat No. 1 Restaurant

Published: May 26, 2012
Length: 35:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ken Ramage

A 1 minute view inside the Pyongyang Steamboat Number 1 Restaurant at night. A German Dresden model "copy" steamship built for Kim Il Sung which in the evening "sails" a short distance down...


Pyongyang celebra con desfile militar fin de la Guerra de Corea

Published: July 26, 2013
Length: 48:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: teleSUR tv

El Ejército de Corea del Norte ha movilizado equipos y tropas para celebrar un desfile multitudinario con motivo del 60 aniversario del final de la Guerra de Corea, las ceremonias conmemorativas...


Pyongyang (North Korea) Circus with clowns blowing up the world with a Nuclear Weapon

Published: May 05, 2014
Length: 23:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Luke Kenyon

Pyongyang (North Korea) Circus with clowns blowing up the world with a Nuclear Weapon on April 16th 2014. The clowns start out by entertaining the crowd with balloons on sticks, then they...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Juche Tower

The Juche Tower (officially the Tower of the Juche Idea) is a monument in Pyongyang, North Korea. The tower is named after the principle of Juche, developed by Kim Il Sung as a blend of autarky, self-reliance, nationalism, Korean traditionalism, and Marxism-Leninism. Completed in 1982, it is sited on the eastern bank of the River Taedong, directly opposite Kim Il Sung Square which is situated on the other side of the river. It was made to commemorate Kim Il Sung's 70th birthday.

Located at 39.0176, 125.763 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Monuments and memorials in North Korea, Towers in North Korea, National symbols of North Korea, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

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.

Located at 39.0286, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliaments by country, Government of North Korea, Unicameral legislatures, Supreme People's Assembly, National legislatures

Chongnyon Hotel

The Chongnyon Hotel is a Class 'A' hotel located in P'yongyang, the capital city of North Korea. It has 30 floors, and opened in 1989. It is located at Chongchun (Youth) Street, Mangyongdae district, at the junction of Chongchun Street and Kwangbok (Liberation) Street.

Located at 39.023, 125.745 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1989, Hotels in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Skyscrapers in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Hotels established in 1989

List of airports in North Korea

This is a list of airports in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. North Korea may have as many as 78 usable airfields, although the state's secrecy makes it difficult to ascertain their number and condition with certainty. The state carrier, Air Koryo, joined the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the late 1990s, and North Korea has proclaimed a program to upgrade several airports to international standards.

Located at 39.02, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lists of airports by country, Airports in North Korea, North Korea transport-related lists, Lists of buildings and structures in North Korea

Pyongyang TV Tower

Pyongyang TV Tower is a free-standing concrete TV tower with an observation deck and a panorama restaurant at a height of 150 metres in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was built in April 1967 for enhancing the broadcasting area, which was very poor at the time, and because of the start of color TV broadcasts. It is mostly used for tourism. The Pyongyang TV Tower is heavily based on the design of the Ostankino Tower in Moscow, which was built at the same time.

Located at 39.05, 125.759 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towers in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang

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.

Located at 39.0351, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1947, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang

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.

Located at 39.0437, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues completed in 1969, Defunct baseball venues, Football venues in North Korea, National stadiums, Sports venues in Pyongyang, Kim Il-sung

Arch of Triumph (Pyongyang)

The Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang was built to commemorate the Korean resistance to Japan from 1925 to 1945. Built in 1982 on the Triumph Return Square at the foot of Moran Hill (모란봉) in the North Korean capital city of Pyongyang, the monument was built to honour and glorify President Kim Il-sung's role in the military resistance for Korean independence.

Located at 39.0444, 125.753 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Terminating vistas, Triumphal arches, Monuments and memorials in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang

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.

Located at 39.0403, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tourism in North Korea, Geography of 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”.

Located at 39.0333, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1894, Battles of the First Sino-Japanese War, 1894 in China, 1894 in Japan, 1894 in Korea

Moranbong-guyok

Moranbong-guyŏk, or the Moranbong District, is one of the 19 guyŏk which constitute the city of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is located north of Chung-guyok, the city's central district, and is bordered to the north by Sosong and Taesong-guyoks, to the east by the Taedong River, and the west by the Potong River and Potonggang-guyok. It is named after Moran Hill located in the district's west area. It was designated a guyŏk in October 1960 by the Pyongyang City People's Committee.

Located at 39.0492, 125.761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Pyongyang

Kim Il-sung Square

Kim Il-sung Square is a large city square in the center of Pyongyang, North Korea, and is named after the founding leader of North Korea, Kim Il-sung. Opened in August 1954, the square is located on the west bank of the Taedong River, directly opposite the Juche Tower on the other side of the river. It is the 30th largest square in the world, having an area of about 75,000 square meters (807,293 square feet) which can accommodate a rally of more than 100,000 people.

Located at 39.0195, 125.752 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in North Korea, Geography of Pyongyang, National squares, Kim Il-sung

East Pyongyang Grand Theatre

The East Pyongyang Grand Theatre is a 2500 seat theatre located in the North Korean city of Pyongyang. It was the site of the 2008 concert by the New York Philharmonic, which was the first significant cultural visit to North Korea by the United States since the Korean War. The hall was built in 1989 and is normally a venue for performances that celebrate North Korea's dynastic leaders and national achievements, and "revolutionary operas that depict North Korea's struggles in song and dance.

Located at 39.0312, 125.77 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Music venues completed in 1989, Indoor arenas in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Event venues established in 1989, Theatres in North Korea

Workers' Party of Korea

The Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) is the ruling political party of North Korea (DPRK). It is also called the Korean Workers' Party (KWP).

Located at 39.0209, 125.753 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Government of North Korea, Parties of single-party systems, Anti-Revisionist organizations, Socialist parties in Asia, Communist parties in Korea, Political parties established in 1949, Political parties in North Korea

Potongmun

Potong Gate is the western gate of the inner complex of the walled city of Pyongyang. It was originally built in the sixth century as an official Koguryo construction, and was later rebuilt in 1473. It features a granite base topped by a two-story pavilion. The gate's pavilion was destroyed by American bombings during the destruction of Pyongyang in Korean War, but was later reconstructed in 1955. It is listed as National Treasures #3 in North Korea.

Located at 39.0272, 125.742 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, National Treasures of North Korea, Goguryeo, Gates in North Korea, Gates in Korea

Taedongmun

Not to be confused with Dongdaemun, the old east gate of Seoul TaedongmunChosŏn'gŭl 대동문 Hancha 大同門 McCune–Reischauer Taedongmun Revised Romanization Daedongmun Taedong Gate is the eastern gate of the inner castle of the walled city of Pyongyang, and one of the National Treasures of North Korea.

Located at 39.0225, 125.757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, National Treasures of North Korea, Goguryeo, Gates in North Korea, Gates in Korea

Ryongwang Pavilion

Ryongwang Pavilion is a scenic overlook located in the central district of Pyongyang, North Korea. Located on the bank of the Taedong River, the pavilion was first constructed during the Goguryeo dynasty as "Sansu Pavilion", and was part of the defenses of the walled city of Pyongyang (along with the nearby Taedong Gate and Pyongyang Bell. It is labeled as National Treasure #16 in North Korea.

Located at 39.0233, 125.757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, National Treasures of North Korea

Grand People's Study House

The Grand People's Study House is the central library located in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. The building is situated on Kim Il-sung Square by the banks of the Taedong River.

Located at 39.0203, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Library buildings completed in 1982, History of North Korea, National libraries, North Korean culture, Libraries in North Korea

Sungnyong Hall

Sungryong Hall is a shrine dedicated to the founding kings of ancient Korea located in the center of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is listed as National Treasure #6.

Located at 39.0244, 125.751 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, National Treasures of North Korea

Okryugwan

Okryugwan or Okryu Restaurant is a restaurant in Pyongyang, North Korea, founded in 1960. North Korea analyst Andrei Lankov describes it as one of two restaurants—the other being Ch'ongryugwan—which have "defined the culinary life of Pyongyang" since the 1980s, and a "living museum of culinary art". The chief chef is Ra Suk-gyong.

Located at 39.0286, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Companies of North Korea, Restaurants in North Korea, Companies established in 1960, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

Okryu Bridge

Okryu Bridge, also spelled Ongnyu Bridge, is a bridge on the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea. Construction began in March 1958; the bridge was opened in August 1960. Located between the Rungra Bridge and Taedong Bridge, it is one of six Pyongyang bridges on the Taedong. It connects Chung-guyok on the Taedong's right (west) bank to Taedonggang-guyok on the left bank. The famous restaurant Okryugwan is near its right foot, while the Juche Tower is located just south of its left foot.

Located at 39.025, 125.761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Bridges completed in 1960

Rungna Bridge

The Rungna Bridge is a bridge in Pyongyang, North Korea, one of the city's six bridges on the Taedong River. Located between the Okryu Bridge to the south and Chongryu Bridge to the north, it connects Moranbong-guyok on the right (west) bank of the Taedong River with Taedonggang-guyok on the left bank, passing through Rungnado Island in the middle. It totals 1,070 metres in length. It was completed in 1988. An image of the bridge appeared on the reverse of 500-won banknotes from 1992.

Located at 39.0339, 125.765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Bridges completed in 1988

Rungnado

Rungna Islet is an islet in Pyongyang, North Korea, located in the middle of the Taedong River. Its total area is 1.3 square kilometres . The Chongryu Bridge on the north side and the Rungna Bridge on the south side connect the islet to the rest of Pyongyang. The islet is a good place to see some of the Eight Views of Pyongyang. Recreational facilities on the islet include the Rungnado May Day Stadium.

Located at 39.0339, 125.765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of North Korea, Geography of Pyongyang

Kaeson Youth Park

The Kaeson Youth Park is an amusement park located in Pyongyang, North Korea. Opening in 1984, the park is located near the Kim Il Sung Stadium and in the west foot of Moran Hill. The carousel, fun house and amusement park rides like the ferris wheel comprise an area of 40 ha. The parks was erected as part of the Triumphal Arch dedication. It has been previously been described as being in poor repair.

Located at 39.0478, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Amusement parks in North Korea, Pyongyang

Pyongyang Department Store No. 1

The Pyongyang Department Store No. 1 (also known as Paradise Department Store) is a major retail store in Pyongyang, North Korea. Located in downtown Pyongyang, it is one of the largest retail stores in the country and is often the site of large commodity exhibitions. The store offers a wide variety of items including foodstuffs, electronics, clothing, and furniture. As of 2013, approximately 70% of the items in the store are produced domestically.

Located at 39.0222, 125.754 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Pyongyang

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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