Korea - Gangwon-Do (PDF Chapter)
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
- peer into North Korea at Goseong Unification Observatory, the northernmost point of the DMZ
- 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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