Pohyon Temple, Myohyang
|location||North Korea , P'yŏngan-pukto Province|
|Korean alphabet :||묘향산|
|Revised Romanization :||Myohyangsan|
The Myohyang , even Myohyangsan ( "mountain of mysterious scents"), is a mountain range in the northeast of North Korea on the border between the provinces of North Pyongan and Chagang Province . Its highest point is the summit Piro-bong, which with a height of 1,909 m is the second highest mountain in North Korea after the Paektu .
The mountains were formerly considered sacred and associated with the Dangun myth . It houses the Pohyon Temple , the largest Buddhist temple in North Korea, several hermitages and the so-called Friendship Exhibition, an exhibition of state gifts for the North Korean dictator Kim Il-sung and his son and successor Kim Jong-il .