Korea - Chungcheongbuk-Do (PDF Chapter)
This is the Chungcheongbuk-do chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.
Chungbuk as it’s known informally, is largely mountainous and agricultural. Here, climb the azalea-covered peaks of Sobaek-san, descend into the otherworldly caverns of Gosu Donggul, visit Buddhist temple Guin-sa or simply savour the views along the river and at nearby Chungju-ho.
- wake up to glorious mountain views in Danyang
- learn all about the Jikji, the first book printed by movable type, in the province’s capital of Cheongju
- admire the gold-plated Buddha at Beopju-sa in Songnisan National Park, then overnight at a charming yeogwan beside a burbling river
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Cheongju & Around, Songnisan National Park and Chungju & Around.
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