Korea - North Korea (PDF Chapter)


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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