DAEGU, KOREA | June 24-27, 2023

June 24-27 2023

Daegu, South Korea

Daegu is a city of living legacy and charm embracing 3,000 years of history. Nestled within wooded mountains and the Gumhogang river flowing around it, Daegu is an ideal place to convene and relax. As the fourth largest city in Korea, it is a central hub to lead to the four UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites, where beautifully preserve the sacred land of Buddhism and Confucianism. Daegu focuses on fostering textile fashion and high-tech industries, as well as supporting contemporary art. Most of local cities are connected to Daegu with its outstanding interchange-transportation network. Major attractions in Daegu include parks equipped with diverse recreational facilities, and a traditional herbal medicine market, which has been in operation since the Joseon Dynasty. For more information, visit the Daegu Tour website.

Dongseongro Street

Dongseongro Street is the busiest shopping street in Daegu, full of the lively spirit of youth throughout the year. On the street, there are luxurious department stores, shopping malls and many brand name shops for garments and sporting goods. A variety of cultural spaces, bookstores, movie theaters, and performance halls are lined up along the street.

Palgongsan Mountain

Palgongsan Mountain is a famous mountain in Daegu reaching heights of 1,192 meters. It was called with many different names during the Silla period including Buaksan Mountain, Jungaksan Mountain, Gonsan Mountain, and Dongsusan Mountain. It was called Gongsan during the Goryeo period, and was officially named Palgongsan Mountain during the Joseon period.

Dalseong park

Dalseong park is the oldest park in Daegu. It was created in 1905, and reconstructed in 1965 as part of Daegu's plan to create a new comprehensive park. It currently holds a grass plaza, a complete culture center, a zoo, and various memorials.

83 Tower

The Daegu Tower (height 202m ) is located on European style theme park inside Duryu Park. It is a tourist attraction where you can look over the whole city of Daegu. The traditional architectural beauty of the tower has been reproduced and its Dabotop pagoda shape has been recreated.

Suseongmot Lake

This park was designated as an official Daegu Park in the 1940’s, and was subsequently expanded to make it into a complete tourism and rest attraction for citizens and visitors alike. The natural landscape of the park is quite breathtaking, with mountains surrounding the picturesque Suseong Lake, on which visitors can enjoy paddle boats. To the west of Suseong Lake, there is Suseong Land, which boasts many attractions and amusement park rides.

Seomun Market

Seomun Market, which moved to its current location in 1920, has a long history. Its name derives from the fact that the market was at the West end of Daegu's castle. It originally specialized in textile products, and has expanded to include almost any product imaginable – from textiles to small livestock. The atmosphere is bustling and the people are friendly, making it an exciting place to spend an afternoon.