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Tong Il Unification Observatory

The Military Demarcation Line was established as the ceasefire line at the end of Korean War hostilities in 1953. The Military Demarcation Line runs over land; at sea, the two Koreas are divided by the Northern Limit Line.
This line is inside the DMZ, and runs near the 38th parallel, covering roughly 248 kilometers. United States and South Korea soldiers patrol this line along the South Korean side while North Korea People's Army patrol along the North Korean side.
The border can be watched from South Korea."Unification Observatory" presents historic data as well as some shops, offering Korean specialities, like Ginseng roots,spices, Kimchi, etc.

  • Last visit to Kangwon-do: Sep 2007
  • Intro Updated May 24, 2008
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