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Daedong River (Taedong River), Pyongyang

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Wide concrete paths along the banks of Daedong River (Taedong River) provide an easy way to take in the landscape and see various landmarks. Along the 439 km (272 mi) long river, you can see many Neolithic and Bronze-age sites where kingdom Kuguryo was born. In Pyongyang you can view six bridges and various attractions like Kim II Sung Square, the library, and Koryo hotels. If you prefer to be on the river, have a meal on a boat that cruises while you eat, making the whole experience even greater. To visit Daedong River (Taedong River) on your holiday in Pyongyang, and find out what else Pyongyang has to offer, use our Pyongyang trip itinerary planner.
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  • While our guide's kept emphasising the importance of the river for commerce, there wasn't actually a lot of traffic on the river during our time here. Nonetheless, it is a key feature of downtown Pyon...  more »
  • The Taedong River runs through the centre of Pyongyang and it was never far away whilst seeing the sights of the city. The best view I had of the river was from the top of the Juche Tower which looked...  more »
  • We had views of the Taedong River from the Yanggakdo Hotel, the Juche Tower, and Kim Il-Sung Square. The waterfront areas are all very clean, which makes it a great place for a stroll.  more »

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