The updated Green Guide South Korea reveals a country studded with UNESCO World Heritage sites and National Treasures. The country's arts, crafts, cuisine and markets illustrate its cultural heritage, while Buddhist temples, shrines and villages invite exploration. For a contrast, tour lively, modern Seoul, and enjoy its shopping malls and ancient palaces. Discover the extraordinary diversity of landscapes, from Seoraksan national park to beautiful island Jeju-do and Suncheons wetlands. Wherever you go, Michelin's celebrated star-rating system and helpful maps ensure you see the best of South Korea.
Updated edition with full-colour photos and the detail travellers look for.
Attractions reviewed and rated, using Michelin's celebrated star-rating system, such as the commanding, 3-star Hwaseong Fortress dating back to 18C, and the 3-star Gochang Dolmen Museum highlighting the story of the multiple prehistoric stone structures in the area.
Michelin walking and driving tours offer an in-depth, personal experience of the country.
Comprehensive illustrated sections on contemporary South Korea, its nature, history, art, architecture, and lifestyle, all written by experts in their fields.
Sidebars throughout the guide focus on intriguing topics such as rites and rituals of Jongmyo, as well as local culinary specialties, festivals, key events and fascinating insights into a complex society.
Includes recommendations for great places to eat, stay and shop for a variety of budgets.
Detailed visitor information given for attractions, opening hours, entry fees, tour times, phone, website. Includes activities for children, as well as month-by-month listings of religious and cultural festivals, processions and country-wide observances. Michelin area/city maps.
Green Guides feature comprehensive, concise travel information for advance trip planning as well as spontaneous decision-making during the visit.