North Chungcheong Province
The uniquely landlocked North Chungcheong province boasts remarkable natural landscapes, including mountains, lakes and caves.
Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province) is a clean and beautiful province surrounded by magnificent mountains including Sobaek, Worak, and Sokri situated in the southern part of Baekdudaegan, which Chungju Lake and Daecheong Lake wind their ways into, providing source of water for the Han River and Geum River. Along with its beautiful nature, the province has long been noted for generosity of the people and integrity of seonbi(meaning high-minded scholars in the Joseon Dynasty). Moreover, it is the birthplace of the splendid culture of the central region on the Korean peninsula. There’s more. The province has been versatile enough to create Jikji (Buddihist anthology), the world’s oldest metalloid type. It has been listed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program, being honored by six million people around the globe as an invaluable heritage.