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    • People are seen at the Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
    • Skiers seen on the slopes at the Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
    • People are seen inside the pools at the Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
    • People are seen at the outdoor baths in Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
    • People boil eggs at the Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
    • People are seen at the outdoor baths in Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
    • People play in the snow at the Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
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    People are seen at the Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, North Korea, in this undated photo released on January 14, 2020 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

    North Korea probably evokes quite negative imagery in everyone's mind due to extensive news coverage of its tensions with the United States and other countries. However, there is a fun side to the hermit state, too!

    A freshly constructed Yangdok hot springs and ski resort opened this month in North Korea, according to state media.

    The resort provides various options for local visitors including sleighing, skiing and horse-riding. Guests can also relax at indoor and outdoor hot springs.

    The complex also includes a gym, a billiard hall, and other leisure facilities.

    To dive into the atmosphere of relaxation North Korean-style, make sure not to miss Sputnik's photo gallery prepared especially for you.

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