When it comes to Daegu, it has perhaps one of the most diverse, culturally rich and ancient backgrounds. To this day, this region is considered as a thriving city of art and music. Daegu, with such a rich heritage, is a home to a number of attractions. Some of these attractions include unique museums, historical sites, magnificent mountains and beautiful manicured parks.
So if you’re planning a single day trip to Daegu, here are some of the places you should definitely visit
You know, when it comes to visiting a foreign a land, it’s hard to really miss out on one thing and that’s shopping! This is why you should definitely visit Seomun Market.
The history of this market dates back to the Joseon Dynasty era. Even now, the Seomun market holds quite an importance in the heart of today’s Daegu.
Seomun Market of the 21st century, however, is known for its range of high quality fabrics. From cotton, satin, linen, silk to woven fabric and knitted goods, you will find the answers to all kinds of clothing solutions from here in this market.
To reach the Seomun Market easily and conveniently, you can make your way towards the Cheongnaeondeok(Sinnam) Station. From there on, you can choose to get on board on Daegu Metro Line no. 2 or you can hop on the metro from the Daegu Metro Line no. 3.
Both of these metros will help you reach the Seomun Market cost effectively.
Ah, yes! The most lively and happening place in Daegu, The Daegu downtown. The downtown is alive throughout the day, however, it is particularly very busy during the evening.
The beauty of Daegu’s downtown comes alive because of its people. Here you will find couples taking a stroll around the center, family and friends going through a variety of shops, school girls being excited about the latest fashion trends. Believe me when I say that this part of the world gets livelier by the minute than it already is.
Daegu downtown is also a shopping hub. Here, you will not only find branded clothing range for men and women, but also shops for cosmetics, theaters and more.
To reach the Daegu downtown you will have to make your way towards the Banwoldang Station. This station is basically the heart of the downtown.
You can choose to travel from Yeungnam University Subway Station, taking line no. 2 towards the downtown. You can also travel from the Banyawol Station from Line no.1 towards the downtown.
By the way if you also have plans to go to the North-Eastern side of Korea, in Gangwondo, don’t forget to go to Yongpyeong Resort.
Who would want to miss out on a scenic view of the city from high up above the ground? No one right!
So, why don’t you add Apsan Mountain Observatory to your list of “places you must visit in Daegu”. The Apsan Mountain cable car leads you towards the Apsan observatory. The cable car can adjust around 48 people at a time and reaches the Apsan observatory within 5 mins.
The deck of the observatory is a place where you get to witness a glamorous overview of the city.
You can make your way directly towards your destination by traveling through the bus. There are several buses that can help you reach the cable car. All you need to do is hop on and ride bus no. 300, 410, 410-1, 750 or Rapid 4 toward the Apsan park.
You can ride the subway from the Anjirang Station from the red line and make an exit from the Exit 3.
Oh, and if you happen to be in Seoul, don’t forget to go to Gyeongbokgung Palace.
Kim Kwang Seok Street is based on the famous singer and songwriter Kim Kwang Seok.
This particular street is devoted towards paying respect and tribute to the late singer, his work and his memories.
While walking through the street, not only will you find a statue of Kim Kwang Seok playing his guitar but you will also find his music being played across the street.
To commemorate the artist and his work, the walls of the street are covered with mural paintings and the lyrics of his songs.
Along the street, you will find many cafes and restaurants inviting you to build your own beautiful memories with the people you love.
If you’re looking forward to traveling through the subway then you can make your way towards the Kyungbuk National University Station from the line no. 2. From there on, you will be required to walk for approx. 12 minutes to reach Kim Kwang Seok Street.
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