South Korea's first national park, Jirisan (tourist info tel. 061/780-2224) was established in 1967. Its highest peak, Cheonwangbong, is 1,915m (6,283 ft.) high, but several other peaks climb over 1,000m (3,281 ft.). Home to numerous historical sites and temples, the mountain range is surrounded by five cities/counties -- Namwon, Gurye, Hadong, Sancheong, and Hamyang (the latter three are in Gyeongsang-do). … Back to Article
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