Lonely Planet’s Korea is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.
Explore the dramatic landscape of Jeju-do, feast on bibimbap in Jeonju, and wander the streets of Bukchon; all with your trusted travel companion.
Get to the heart of Korea and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Korea Travel Guide: Up-to-date information – all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak NEW top experiences feature – a visually inspiring collection of Korea’s best experiences and where to have them What’s NEW feature taps into cultural trends and helps you find fresh ideas and cool new areas NEW pull-out, passport-size ‘Just Landed’ card with wi-fi, ATM and transport info – all you need for a smooth journey from airport to hotel NEW Accommodation feature gathers all the information you need to plan your accommodation Improved planning tools for family travellers – where to go, how to save money, plus fun stuff just for kids Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Over 95 maps Covers Seoul, Incheon, Jeju-do, Gyeonggi-do, Gangwon-do, Cheongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Sokcho, Samcheok, Chungju, Daejeon, Gongju, Daegu, North Korea, Pyongyang, Panmunjom, the DMZ, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Korea, our most comprehensive guide to Korea, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for just the highlights? Check out Pocket Seoul, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973.
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