Korea - Gyeongsangbuk-Do (PDF Chapter)

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

Gyeongsangbuk-do is a region resplendent both in natural beauty and heritage sites, including many fascinating temples, ancient pagodas, rock-carved Buddhas and tombs. The region’s major city, Daegu, hosts an excellent medicinal-herb market and a downtown drenched in neon and superb restaurants.

  • admire centuries-old architecture and an unchanged way of life in Hahoe Folk Village
  • maps
  • marvel at the 80,000-plus wooden tablets of the Buddhist sutras at the temple Haein-sa
  • transport
  • slip back into the Shilla era in Gyeongju, the ‘museum without walls’
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Daegu& Around, Gyeongju & Around, Pohang, Ulleungdo, Andong, Hahoe Folk Village, Cheongnyangsan Provincial Park and Juwangsan National Park.

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