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 SuncheonÆs wetlands. Wherever you go, Michelin's celebrated star-rating system and helpful maps ensure you see the best of South Korea.
ò Updated edition with full-colour photos and the detail travellers look for.
ò 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.
ò Michelin walking and driving tours offer an in-depth, personal experience of the country.
ò Comprehensive illustrated sections on contemporary South Korea, its nature, history, art, architecture, and lifestyle, all written by experts in their fields.
ò 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.
ò Includes recommendations for great places to eat, stay and shop for a variety of budgets.
ò 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.
ò Green Guides feature comprehensive, concise travel information for advance trip planning as well as spontaneous decision-making during the visit.