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The Rough Guide to KoreaDiscover 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.