Thursday, May 28, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Chongbang Fortress (Jŏngbang)

Ruins of an enormous mountain fortress, built to protect Pyongyang some millenia ago. Reconstructed in 1632. 12 km long walls, which are 6 -...

Gwansanri Goindol

Largest dolmen in North Korea, consists of two upright stones and enormous, more than 40 tons heavy capstone above them. Made in the 12th...

Songam Caves

Seven kilometres long system of caves with beautiful speleothems, opened for tourists. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.5900 N 125.82829 E Categories: Caves Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, South Pyongan,...

Ryongmun Cavern

Seven kilometres long cave system with up to 40 m tall cave rooms. Here are wonderful cave formations including several giant stalagmites, in the...

Pae Rock in Tongsok Valley

Enormous balancing rock with breathtaking background of forested valley and rocky mountains. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.3154 N 127.4826 E Categories: Balancing rocks Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, South...

Cheonji – abode of Lake Tianchi monster

According to legends and modern stories in this beautiful crater lake lives a monster. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.0075 N 128.0574 Categories: Places with cryptozoological phenomena Values: Biology, Unexplained Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Ullim Falls

A large waterfall with two major cascades. 75 m tall. The falling water creates a powerful echo in the narrow valley. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.1998 N...

Suyangsan Falls

This waterfall is 128 m tall and slides down along very steep granite face. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0647 N 125.7627 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea,...

Sibi Falls

This waterfall is 289 m tall and 4 m, with 12 steps. It is rather sliding down along the steep mountainside. The tallest cascade...

Ryongyon Falls

This waterfall is 84 m high and has a nice plunge pool below the falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.0247 N 126.2471 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North...