Introduction

   It is a tourist region around Mt. Kuwol which is located in the midwestern part of Korea. Mt. Kuwol is one of the six famous mountains in Korea. The mountains tinted in autumnal colours in September are particularly beautiful, hence the name. It covers a total area of 110 square kilometres.

   Mt. Kuwol turned into a pleasure ground for people and a tourist resort thanks to the wise leadership of Chairman Kim Jong Il and the devoted struggle of the soldiers of the Korean People’s Army. It has sightseeing roads for stretching over 100 kilometres, tens of pavilions and mountaineering routes.

   Mt. Kuwol tourist region has not only scenic wonders but many historical sites including Kuwolsan Fort, Samsong Temple, Woljong Temple and Tomb No. 3 in Anak County.

   As it is near Pyongyang, many people visit here for mountaineering, sightseeing and sea bathing.

   It is about 100 kilometres from Pyongyang to Mt. Kuwol. It is convenient to travel there by road via Nampho and West Sea Barrage.

Tourist attractions