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Wonsan is a city in the Donghae Coast region of North Korea.


This is major port city, naval base and administrative capital of Kangwon Province. It is an area rarely visited by foreign tourists.

The siege of Wonsan during the Korean war was the longest in modern American naval history.

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  • Songdowon International Children's Union Camp, Songdowon Pleasure Ground. Built in 1993. It is a nice three-star hotel with tons of activities and events for up to 1200 children.  edit

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  • Kaeson Hotel, Haean Square. Offers 164 rooms. €60-85.  edit
  • Tongmyong Hotel, Songdowon Beach. Good service with a billard and a bookshop. €60-85.  edit
  • Songdowon Tourist Hotel, Songdowon Pleasure Ground. Offers 83 rooms. €45-60.  edit


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There was formerly a ferry from Wonsan to Japan, but it was suspended indefinitely after all North Korean ships were banned from entering Japanese harbors on October 14, 2006.

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