Sinŭiju

P’yŏngbuk, North Korea

-2°C
6:23 16:29
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Today's forecast

06:00Weather icon at 06:00 for China-5°C
09:00Weather icon at 09:00 for China-2°C
12:00Weather icon at 12:00 for China1°C
15:00Weather icon at 15:00 for China1°C
18:00Weather icon at 18:00 for China-3°C
21:00Weather icon at 21:00 for China-4°C

Air conditions

Real Feel

-8°C

Wind

5 m/s

Chance of rain

0%

UV Index

2

Chance of snow

0%

Humidity

39%

Visibility

10 km

Pressure

1031 mb.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for ChinaSunny
2°C / -5°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for ChinaSunny
3°C / -5°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for ChinaPartly cloudy
6°C / -2°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for ChinaPartly cloudy
10°C / 0°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for ChinaModerate rain
8°C / -1°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for ChinaSunny
1°C / -1°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for ChinaSunny
4°C / -2°C

Description

Sinŭiju is a city located in the P’yŏngbuk region of North Korea, which is often overlooked by tourists due to its proximity to the border with China. Despite this, Sinŭiju is a hidden gem, boasting a unique blend of North Korean culture and Chinese influence.

The city is known for its vibrant markets, where locals and visitors alike can purchase a wide range of goods, from fresh produce to electronics. The most famous market is the Sinŭiju Daepo Market, which is one of the largest markets in North Korea, and offers everything from clothing and souvenirs to food and household items.

In addition to its bustling markets, Sinŭiju is home to several historic sites, including the Sinŭiju Revolutionary Museum, which showcases the city's role in the Korean War, and the Sinŭiju Art Museum, which houses a collection of North Korean art.

One of the most unique features of the city is its bridge to China, which spans the Yalu River and connects Sinŭiju to the bustling Chinese city of Dandong. This bridge is a symbol of the complex relationship between North Korea and China and provides visitors with a rare opportunity to see the two countries up close and side by side.

Sinŭiju's location also makes it an excellent starting point for exploring the rest of North Korea. From here, visitors can travel north to the city of Chongjin, the east coast city of Wonsan, or south to the capital city of Pyongyang.

Despite its relative obscurity, Sinŭiju is a city with a rich culture and history, and a visit here is sure to provide a unique and unforgettable experience for those willing to venture off the beaten path.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for ChinaSunny
2°C / -5°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for ChinaSunny
3°C / -5°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for ChinaPartly cloudy
6°C / -2°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for ChinaPartly cloudy
10°C / 0°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for ChinaModerate rain
8°C / -1°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for ChinaSunny
1°C / -1°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for ChinaSunny
4°C / -2°C