Dandong

Image: The splendid view over the Yalu River bridges into North Korea from my window at the Zhonglian Hotel in Dandong. by Prince Roy

Dandong

Dandong Tourist Attractions

Dandong Korean War Memorial

Dandong Korean War Memorial

In 1950, China went to the aid of North Korea in fighting against the UN forces that occupied South Korea. The city of Dandong, situated on the…
Dandong Yalu River National Scenic Area and Historical Site

Dandong Yalu River National Scenic Area and Historical Site

The Yalu river flows from the Changbaishan Mountains down to the yellow sea and for much of it's length forms the border between China and…
Eastern Start of the Great Wall

Eastern Start of the Great Wall

This is the far eastern end of the Great Wall of China. Long forgotten, it is only recently that this section of wall has be re-identified. A…
International Friendship Bridge

International Friendship Bridge

Spanning the gap between China and North Korea, the original bridge was built by the Japanese between 1909 and 1911. The bridge was 944.2 metres…
Yalu River Cruse

Yalu River Cruse

The Yalu River marks the boundary between China and North Korea. Cruse boats from Dandong run up and down the water front. This allows you the…

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Dandong is a prefecture level city within Liaoning province in China.

Intro to Dandong

Dāndōng (丹东) is a prefecture level city in the south east of Liaoning Province, China. To the south east lies the border with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). Towards the south, the prefecture borders Dalian, to the west is Anshan, to the north west is Liaoyang and due north is Benxi city prefecture. The city was formerly known by the name Andong (安東).