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Densely forested mountains, colourful Buddhist temples and sleek modern cities. Discover all this and much more with this bestselling guidebook. Korea's welcoming people, unique culture and incomparable cuisine make it one of the great destinations of Northeast Asia. Whatever your pleasure, we cover it all: North, South, eats, the works! We've reinvented this guidebook with a Highlights section, itineraries, expanded listings, a culture chapter...
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Overview

Densely forested mountains, colourful Buddhist temples and sleek modern cities. Discover all this and much more with this bestselling guidebook. Korea's welcoming people, unique culture and incomparable cuisine make it one of the great destinations of Northeast Asia. Whatever your pleasure, we cover it all: North, South, eats, the works! We've reinvented this guidebook with a Highlights section, itineraries, expanded listings, a culture chapter and a practical directory.
  • BE INSPIRED by our new highlights and itineraries sections
  • GET AROUND with the help of over 100 detailed maps, including a full-colour map of Seoul
  • DINE OUT in the best restaurants with our Korean menu decoder
  • UNDERSTAND rom religion to politics and war, our history and culture chapters will put you in the picture
  • GO NORTH! Check out our North Korea chapter, even stranger and more sinister than the plot of the Ian Fleming novel you bought at the airport
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781741045581
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Series: Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


The Authors
Getting Started
Itineraries
Snapshot
History
The Culture
Environment
Food & Drink
Korea Outdoors
Seoul
History     80
National & Provincial Parks     80
Getting There & Around     80
Orientation     80
Information     81
Sights     83
Activities     114
Walking Tours     116
Courses     118
Seoul for Children     118
Tours     119
Festivals & Events     119
Sleeping     120
Eating     124
Drinking     128
Entertainment     130
Shopping     133
Getting There & Away     136
Getting Around     137
Gyeonggi-do
Seoul Grand Park     141
Bukhansan National Park     141
Suraksan     143
Seoul Racecourse     143
Namhan Sanseong Provincial Park     144
Suwon     144
Korean Folk Village     147
Everland     147
Icheon     147
Incheon     149
Island Hopping in the West Sea     153
Ganghwado     156
Panmunjom & the DMZ Tour     158
Odusan Unification Observatory     160
Gang-won-do
Chuncheon     163
Around Chuncheon     165
Gangchon     166
Soyang Lake     167
Inje     167
Sokcho     167
North of Sokcho     171
South of Sokcho     172
Seoraksan National Park     172
Alps Ski Resort     174
Gangneung     174
Odaesan National Park     177
Yongpyong Ski Resort     179
Jeongdongjin     179
Donghae     180
Samcheok     182
Around Samcheok     183
Taebaek     184
Taebaeksan Provincial Park     184
Jeongseon     184
Wonju     184
Chiaksan National Park     185
Gyeongsangbuk-do
Daegu     189
Around Daegu     194
Gyeongju     197
Around Gyeongju     208
Pohang     210
Ulleungdo     212
Andong     217
Hahoe Folk Village     220
Andong Hanji     220
Dosan Seowon      220
Cheongnyangsan Provincial Park     221
Buseoksa     222
Juwangsan National Park     222
Uljin     223
Around Uljin     223
Gyeongsangnam-do     225
Busan     227
Gajisan Provincial Park     242
Tong-yeong     242
Jinju     244
Namhae Island     246
Jirisan National Park-East     247
Jeollanam-do     250
Gwangju     251
Around Gwangju     257
Jogyesan Provincial Park     258
Jirisan National Park - West     258
Nagan Folk Village     259
Yeosu     259
Dolsando     262
Geomundo     262
Boseong     262
Gangjin     262
Duryunsan Provincial Park     263
Wando     264
Bogildo     265
Jindo     266
Yeong-Am     266
Wolchulsan National Park     266
Mokpo     267
Oedaldo     270
Dadohae Haesang National Park     270
Jejudo     271
Jeju-si     275
Eastern Jejudo     281
Southern Jejudo     285
Western Jejudo     291
Jeollabuk-do     294
Jeonju     295
Geumsansa & Moaksan Provincial Park     299
Daedunsan Provincial Park     300
Maisan Provincial Park     300
Deogyusan National Park     301
Naejangsan National Park     302
Seonunsan Provincial Park     303
Byeonsanbando National Park     304
Gunsan     305
Seonyudo     305
Eocheongdo     305
Chungcheongnam-do     306
Daejeon     308
Geumsan     311
Gyeryongsan National Park     312
Gongju     312
Around Gongju     316
Buyeo     316
Boryeong     319
Daecheon Beach     319
Sapsido     320
Taean Haean National Marine Park     321
Haemi     322
Cheonan     322
Chungcheongbuk-do     323
Cheongju     324
Cheongnamdae     327
Songnisan National Park     328
Chungju     328
Suanbo Hot Springs      338
Woraksan National Park     339
Danyang     340
Around Danyang     342
Sobaeksan National Park     343
North Korea     344
Snapshot     349
History     349
The Culture     353
Environment     357
Foods & Drink     358
Pyongyang     358
History     359
Orientation     359
Information     359
Sights     362
Sleeping     366
Eating & Drinking     366
Entertainment     367
Shopping     368
Getting Around     368
Around North Korea     368
Kaesong     368
Panmunjom     369
Myohyangsan     370
Kumgangsan     371
Paekdusan     372
Wonsan     373
Nampo     374
Sinchon     374
Chilbo     374
Rajin-Sonbong     375
North Korea Directory     375
Accommodation     375
Children     375
Customs     375
Dangers & Annoyances     375
Embassies & Consulates     376
Holidays     377
Internet Access     377
Legal Matters     377
Maps     377
Money     377
Photography & Video     377
Post     378
Solo Travellers     378
Telephone & Fax     378
Time     378
Toilets     378
Travellers with Disabilities     378
Visas     379
Women Travellers     379
Transport     379
Getting There & Away     379
Getting Around     380
Directory     381
Accommodation     381
Activities     384
Business Hours     385
Children     386
Climate Charts     386
Courses     386
Customs     386
Dangers & Annoyances     387
Embassies & Consulates     387
Festivals & Events     388
Food     388
Gay & Lesbian Travellers     389
Holidays     389
Insurance     390
Internet Access      390
Legal Matters     390
Maps     390
Money     390
Photography & Video     391
Post     391
Shopping     391
Solo Travellers     391
Telephone & Fax     392
Time     392
Toilets     392
Tourist Information     393
Tours     393
Travellers with Disabilities     393
Visas     393
Volunteering     394
Women Travellers     394
Work     394
Transport     395
Getting There & Away     395
Entering the Country     395
Air     395
Land     398
Sea     398
Getting Around     400
Air     400
Bicycle     400
Boat     400
Bus     400
Car & Motorcycle     401
Hitching     402
Local Transport     402
Train     403
Health     404
Before You Go     404
Insurance     404
Recommended Vaccinations     405
Internet Resources     405
Further Reading     405
In Transit     406
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)     406
Jet Lag & Motion Sickness     406
In Korea     406
Availability & Cost of Health Care     406
Infectious Diseases     406
Travellers' Diarrhoea     407
Environmental Hazards     408
Women's Health     408
Traditional & Folk Medicine     409
Language     410
Glossary     418
Behind the Scenes     420
Index     430
World Time Zones     439
Map Legend     440
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    Not a very 'prosaic', comprehensive read...

    Designed for a much younger audience living in hostels. The index is not very developed.

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