Korea - Gangwon-Do (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Gangwon-do chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.

In Gangwon-do get lost in the mountains, chow down on Chuncheon’s fiery chicken dish dakgalbi or the raw fish of the coastal towns, or leap into a frenzy of sports such as skiing in Pyeongchang county, host of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

  • climb through the stunning, misty mountains of Seoraksan National Park
  • maps
  • peer into North Korea at Goseong Unification Observatory, the northernmost point of the DMZ
  • transport
  • get your fill of quirky at the Chamsori Gramophone & Edison Museum and of phallic sculptures at Haesindang Park
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Chuncheon, Samak-san, Sokcho & Around, Seoraksan National Park, Gangneung & Around, Pyeongchang, Gohan, Odaesan National Park, Samcheok & Around, Wonju and Chiaksan National Park.

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