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At the base of this mountain is a fortified tourist compound financed by...

At the base of this mountain is a fortified tourist compound financed by South Korea's Hyundai Asan Corp.

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Gorgeous Hiking

Most people think a trip to North Korea is nothing but monuments and propaganda, but there are some breathtakingly beautiful natural areas in the country. Mount Kumgang is one of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike G
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Most people think a trip to North Korea is nothing but monuments and propaganda, but there are some breathtakingly beautiful natural areas in the country. Mount Kumgang is one of them, and I went on a really nice hike to a waterfall. It actually reminded me a bit of Yosemite National Park.

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Lovely scenery, even in the rain! Sadly much of the buildings and facilities are shut, due to the lack of tourists.

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Pyongyang, North Korea
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Visited the Mt Kumgang 30 August. This park is stunningly beautiful with its mountain, forests, river and spectacular waterfall. This is a must for travellers to North Korea.

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Reviewed 28 January 2013

We have the privilege of going to Kumgang San in Oct 2007, must have been a period of friendliness between the two Korea's. I believe it is currently inaccessible to outsiders. We were part of a 29 bus convoy. The interesting part was that I was the only westerner in the group. Thank goodness my wife(A South Korean) could translate... More 

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