Tourist Attractions
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Beautiful City, Daegu
As the biggest city and central city in Yeongnam Region accommodating 2.5 million population, Daegu is the tourist hub where numerous cultural heritages and cultural experiences co-exist. Enjoy a full of pleasure through dynamic travel programs at Daegu, such as luxury tours, gourmet food tasting and healing experiences.

Seomun Market(Night Market)

Seomun Market is the biggest traditional market in Daegu. From the Daegu market, which was one of the three biggest markets in Joseon dynasty(1392-1910) along with Seoul market and Pyongyang market, it has been going on ever since. Textile and fabric are the major items, and is playing a role as the central market in Daegu. Recently, night market has opened.

  • ■Nearby Subway Station: Line2(Sinnam), Line3(Sinnam, Seomun Market)
  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Dongsan Medical Center(05282, 01050), Seomun Market(01046)
  • ■Bus Lines: Seomun Market 323, 405, 651, 808
    Dongsan Medical Center 900, 990, 991, 300, 836, 840

Daegu Alleyway Tour

Among four of alleyway tour courses, 2nd course of Daegu Alleyway tour is well known with diverse sightseeing with modern culture, such as modern architecture and house of nationalist.

  • ■Nearby Subway Station: Line2(Sinnam, Banwoldang), Line3(Sinnam, Seomun Market)
  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Eldis Regent Hotel(00643, 02199), Maeil Newspaper Company(02431)
  • ■Bus Lines: Eldis Regent Hotel 900, 990, 991, 405, 609, 840, 909, Bukgu2(북구2)
    Maeil Newspaper Company 323-1. Donggu2 (동구2)


Dongseongno is one of the most representative main streets in Daegu, with more than 100 years of history. Outdoor stage in front of Daegu department store as a center, along with pedestrian-only area which re-enacted the image of old wall, gyodong jewelry street, tteokbokki street, bag street, second hand street are all connected.

  • ■Nearby Subway Station: Line1 (Banwoldang, Jungangro), Line2 (Banwoldang)
  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Yangnyeongsi(Dongseongroad) (00323,05074) Feb28 Jungang Memorial Park (02230, 02326, 02227), CGV Daegu Hanil (00238, 00239)

Suseong Recreation Area

Along with Suseong lake, which was built in 1925, there are benches, trees, trail and boat quay. Also, there is a Suseong land which is an amusement park with amusement facilities.

  • ■Nearby Subway Station: Line3(Suseongmot)
  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Suseongmot(01940, 00099)
  • ■Bus Lines: 401, 410

Apsan(mountain) Observatory

As an attraction that offers visitors a panoramic view of the city, Apsan Observatory is heavily frequented by tourists. There are two ways to reach the observatory: taking the cable car from Keungol (15 minutes) and going on foot from Anjiranggol via the hiking trail (one hour).

  • ■Cable Car: round trip 9500won, one way 7500won
  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Apsan Park Administrative Office(00398, 0314), Apsan Park(00399)
  • ■Bus Lines: 300, 410, 600, 750, Namgu1(남구1)

83 Tower

It is a tourist attraction where you can look over the whole city of Daegu. The west part of Daegu Tower has Duryusan, Seongdangmot and Daegu Culture and Arts Center where the tourists could enjoy various performances, exhibitions and events. There are citizen physical training facilities including a multipurpose sports field, a swimming pool, a soccer field, a tennis court, a baseball stadium, an inline skating rink, etc.

  • ■Nearby Subway Station: Line2(Duryu)
  • ■Nearby Bus Station: E-World(00622, 01006, 02109), Duryu Public Library(02108)
  • ■Bus Lines: 653, 503, 623, Belt line 3-1(순환3-1)

Donghwasa temple

Donghwa Temple is located to the south of Daegu Jinsan Palgong Mountain. The inner constructions include Tongil Yaksa Buddha statue which is reaching 17m high. Besides, there are lots of national cultural relics found in the temple. Nearby, there are Gatbawi Stone Buddha and Bangjja Yugi(Korean traditional dish) museum which are also worth to visit.

  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Donghwasa(02359, 01606)
  • ■Bus Lines: Rapid line1(급행1), Palgong1(팔공1)

Otgol Village

This village starts with two 350 year old gigantic trees. Soil and rock walls along the village are in a good harmony with the nature. These are archetypal house in Joseon Dynasty(1392-1910), so people can glimpse at the lifestyle and architecture of the Joseon Dynasty.

  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Gyeongju Choe’s Head House(01596)
  • ■Bus Lines: 동구3 (Donggu3)

Gangjeong Goryeongbo Weir (The ARC)

Gangjeong Goryeong weir is regarded as being the center of the river in Gangjeong, which has developed into a new attraction along with the in-development representative water cultural center for the four rivers. Gangjeong Goryeong weir (length 953.5 m) prides itself on being the largest weir on the Nakdonggang River.

  • ■Nearby Subway Station: Line2(Daesil)
  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Gangjeongbo(The ARC) (02900, 02901)
  • ■Bus Lines: Seongseo2 (성서2)

Daegu Arboretum

Daegu Arboretum was the site of a landfill before, but converted into an arboretum, in order to solve the environmental crisis. It currently has 21 plots, and houses over 60,000 trees of 400 different types. In addition, there are a variety of different flowers, cacti, and other plants to be seen. As an arboretum near the heart of the city, it attracts visitors as a site for viewing, education, and relaxation.

  • ■Nearby Bus Station: Central Government Office-DAEGU(02823, 02820)
  • ■Bus Lines: Dalseo3 (달서3)