Korea - Chungcheongnam-Do (PDF Chapter)
This is the Chungcheongnam-do chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.
Chungcheongnam-do has the best beaches near Seoul. Daecheon Beach is popular with the young and active; nearby islands guarantee solitude; and you’ll find a surprising number of old fortresses, tombs and relics in Gongju and tiny Buyeo.
- marvel at the 1500-year-old treasures from King Muryeong’s tomb in Gongju
- stroll from beach to beach along the new trails at Taean-haean National Marine Park
- climb the fortress in Buyeo, the site of the Baekje army’s last stand
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Daejeon, Gyeryongsan National Park, Gongju, Magok-sa, Buyeo, Boryeong & Around, Sapsido and Taean-haean National Marine Park.