Top attractions to visit in Daegu, South Korea

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Top attractions to visit in Daegu, South Korea
Daegu is one of the largest cities in South Korea with its rich and ancient culture. It has a number of scenic attractions and beautiful mountains.

 
The city’s beautiful parks offer exquisite scenery, especially during fall and spring. Check out the Daegu attractions below for some ideas on what to do and see during your holiday.
  • Nakdong River Victory Memorial Hall

    Nakdong River Victory Memorial HallNakdong River Victory Memorial Hall

    This war museum is interesting and informative and it certainly makes you appreciate why South Korea maintains military conscription. Therefore, South Korea is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. People are polite and respectful. Crime levels are low.

  • Yangnyeongsi Market

    Yangnyeongsi MarketYangnyeongsi Market

    As the oldest oriental medicine market in Korea, Yangnyeongsi Market is one of the best places to soak up Daegu’s rich medicinal culture. Established in 1658, the market is one of the few of its kind that still stands today, and almost half of Korea’s trade of medicinal herbs happens here.

    From snakes and turtle shells to ginseng and tree bark, the market offers countless herbal remedies for an equally incalculable number of ailments. Browse the shops and let your senses be tantalized, then top off your experience with an herbal foot bath at the nearby Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine.

  • Daegu Spa Valley

    Daegu Spa ValleyDaegu Spa Valley

    Looking for all sorts of water activities, from thrilling water rides to relaxing spa and souna? Daegu Spa Valley offers all of that! Whether you are looking for a place to go on exciting rides and wave pools, or a place to wind down and rest up before your next destination, Daegu Spa Valley has it all ready for you. Moreover, Daegu Spa Valley is the only one of its kind in Daegu that offers 100% thermal spring water all-year-round, so head on over any time if you are in the area!

  • Duryu Park

    Duryu ParkDuryu Park

    Duryu Park is home to Daegu Tower, one of the tallest observatory towers in South Korea. The park is also popular for leisure and cultural attractions, a must-see is Osaek Fountain, which is said to contain mineral water with healing properties. You can also explore Duryu Library, Daeseongsa Temple, and Geumyongsa Temple when you are visiting the park.

    Duryu Park is usually busiest during spring, when cherry blossoms are in full bloom. There are more than 133 species of trees and plants within the lush green landscape. The park’s facilities include a judo centre, a skating rink, swimming pool, and a tennis court.

  • Otgol Village

    Otgol VillageOtgol Village


    To experience more traditional side of Daegu, head to Otgol Village, a small community just outside Daegu, the tranquil village is made up of a cluster of some 20 hanok (traditional Korean homes) that have been owned by the Gyeongju Choi clan for nearly 400 years. Although most are not original and those that are have been restored over time, they are interesting in that their squared structure differs greatly from the architecture of other clan head houses. For this reason, they are considered a valuable reference for historians.

  • Palgongsan Mountain Cable Car

    Palgongsan Mountain Cable CarPalgongsan Mountain Cable Car

    Take the Palgongsan Mountain Cable car up to Palgongsan Mountain peak, approximately 820 meters (2690 ft) above sea level, and enjoy the spectacular mountainous view along the way. It is a perfect chance for you to snap beautiful shots of Palgonsan’s landscape. Upon arriving at the peak, gaze out at the city of Daegu sprawled out below you!

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