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[Korea] Michelin Starred (★★★) Best Travel Destinations in Korea!

  • Date05/16/2011
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Michelin has revealed its selection of recommended tourist attractions in Korea, which will appear in the Michelin Green Guide Korea, set to be released in France on May 17.

On Michelin’s 3-star list (3 being the highest rating) are Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul and the Daereungwon Tomb Complex (twenty-three ancient tombs of the Silla Dynasty) in the historic city of Gyeongju. Other top 3-star tourist destinations in Korea are Gyeongju Yangdong Village (a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with traditional houses) and Andong Hahoe Village (another UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination).

Also joining the list of Michelin favorites are: Suncheonman Bay in Suncheon, Jeollanam-do Province (known for its mesmerizing natural landscape), Seonamsa Temple and Songgwangsa Temple (with their long history and valuable cultural heritages), Maisan Provincial Park in Jinan, Jeollabuk-do, and Dolmen Museum in Gochang, Jeollabuk-do.

Haeinsa Temple in Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do and Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak on Jeju Island were also recommended by Michelin as best travel destinations in Korea.

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Courtesy of: Michelin Green Guide