Korea - Gyeongsangbuk-Do (PDF Chapter)
This is the Gyeongsangbuk-do chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guide-book.
Korea’s cultural warehouse, Gyeongsangbuk-do is resplendent in both natural beauty and heritage sites, including enchanting temples, ancient pagodas, rock-carved Buddhas and sub-lime tombs. Gyeongju is often called ‘the museum without walls’ for its historical treasures.
- wander among the sublime, ages-old tumuli and ancient tombs in the centre of Gyeongju
- explore daegu’s old quarter and bump into an impressive cathedral, old churches and mis-sionary homes
- marvel at the 80,000-plus wooden tablets of the Buddhist sutras at serene Haein-sa
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Daegu, Haein-sa, Gimcheon & Jikji-sa, Gyeongju & Around, Pohang, Ulleungdo, Andong, Hahoe Folk Village, Cheongnyangsan Provincial Park, Juwangsan National Park.
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