Korea - North Korea (PDF Chapter)
This is the North Korea chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.
A visit to North Korea offers a glimpse of the world’s most isolated nation, where the internet and much of the 21st century remain relatively unknown, and millions live their lives in the shadow of an all-encompassing personality cult.
- marvel at the architecture, monuments and general totalitarian weirdness of North Korea’s showcase capital city, Pyongyang
- experience the full force of Cold War tensions during a visit to Panmunjom in the Demilita-rized Zone, where an uneasy armistice holds
- explore the remote far north and Korea’s highest peak, famous crater lake and holy moun-tain, Mt Paekdu
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Pyongyang & Around, Kaesong, Nampo, Sinchon, Panmunjom & the DMZ, Wonsan, Hamhung, Myohyangsan, Kumgang Region, Paekdusan, Chilbosan, Chongjin, Rajin-Sonbong, Understand North Korea, North Korea Today, History, The Culture, Environment, Survival Guide.
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