Korea - North Korea (PDF Chapter)

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This is the North Korea chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.

There is quite simply nowhere on Earth like North Korea. You’ll be accompanied by two state-employed guides at all times and hear a one-sided account of history. Those who go will undertake a fascinating journey into another, unsettling world.

  • marvel at the architecture, monuments and general totalitarian weirdness of Pyongyang
  • maps
  • feel the full force of Cold War tensions during a visit to Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), where an uneasy armistice holds
  • transport
  • explore the remote far north and Korea’s highest peak and holy mountain, Paekdusan
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes:, Sights, Activities, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking, Entertainment, Shopping, History, Understand North Korea, Survival Guide, Pyongyang, Around North Korea.

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