The Rough Guide to Korea (Travel Guide)
ISBN: 0241311675
EAN13: 9780241311677
Language: English
Pages: 392
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
The Rough Guide to Korea Discover Korea with the most incisive andentertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to wander between bustlingmarkets and malls in Seoul, island-hop the West Sea archipelago or set foot in infamousPyongyang, The Rough Guide to Korea will show you the ideal places tosleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides'trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out ofyour visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour chaptermaps throughout - to find your way amid Seoul's maze of skyscrapers or discover Busan'sbustling fish markets without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collectionof inspiring colour photography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of the bestsights and experiences in Korea. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailedcoverage - this travel guide has in-depth practical advicefor every step of the way. Areas covered include: Seoul, Pyongyang, Sokcho, Gyeongju, Busan, Incheon, Suwon, Mokpo, Jeju Island, Danyang, Jeonju, Samcheok, Jeongdongjin. Attractions include: theDMZ, Gwangjang Market, Jirisan National Park, West Sea islands, Changdeokgung, SeoraksanNational Park, Guinsa, Kumsusan Memorial Palace of the Sun, Pyongyang WaterPark. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, the media, festivals, sports, culture, etiquette and more. - Backgroundinformation - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, religion, film, books and contemporary Korea, as well as a helpful languagesection and glossary. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with TheRough Guide toKorea. About Rough Guides: Escape the everydaywith Rough Guides. We are a leading travel publisher known for our tell itlike it is attitude, up-to-date content and great writing. Since 1982, we'vepublished books covering more than 120 destinations around the globe, with anever-growing series of ebooks, a range of beautiful, inspirational referencetitles, and an award-winning website. We pride ourselves on our accurate, honest and informed travel guides.