Korea - Chungcheongbuk-Do (PDF Chapter)

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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
  • maps
  • learn all about the Jikji, the first book printed by movable type, in the province’s capital of Cheongju
  • transport
  • 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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