Korea - Gyeongsangbuk-do (Chapter)
This is the Gyeongsangbuk-do chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.
Korea’s cultural warehouse, Gyeongsangbuk-do is a region both resplendent in natural beauty and heritage sites, including many fascinating temples, ancient pagodas, rock-carved Buddhas and tombs. Gyeongju is often called ‘the museum without walls’ for its historical treasures, many of which are outdoors.
- see and smell the fascinating medicinal herb market in Daegu before partaking of great eating in the city’s downtown
- marvel at the 80,000-plus wooden tablets of the Buddhist sutras at the temple Haein-sa
- slip back into the Shilla era in Gyeongju, the ‘museum without walls’
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Daegu, Around Daegu, Gyeongju, Around Gyeongju, Pohang, Ulleungdo and Andong.
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