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#Opera #Artmuseum

Daegu Opera House

Daegu Opera House is the first municipal opera house that opened in Korea. The opera house holds a wide range of programs that are entertaining and affordable. There are also special performances for international visitors to ensure all who spend a night out at the opera have an enjoyable evening.

Address
15, Hoam-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
+82-53-666-6000
Operating Hours
Varies by program
Closed
N/A (Open all year round)
Website
http://www.daeguoperahouse.org
Daegu Art Museum

Daegu Art Museum is a municipal museum supported by the Daegu Municipal Government. The museum has planned exhibitions introducing the social and artistic issues of the times and the leading trends in the art scene through domestic and overseas exchanges.

Diverse performances and events such as academic programs and lectures with famous professors are offered to children, teens and citizens of all ages.

Notices
Reservation only
Address
40, Misulgwan-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
+82-53-803-7900
Operating Hours
10:00-18:00
Closed
Mondays (if Monday is a public holiday, closed on the next weekday)
Length of Tour
Approx. 1 hr
Website
https://artmuseum.daegu.go.kr
Admission
Candidates Amount Individual Group (20+)
Regular Adult (age 25-64) 1,000 won 700 won
Teen (age 13-24), Soldiers 700 won 500 won
Children (age 7-12) 700 won 500 won
Free Elders 65 or above and disable people Children who are 6 or under Disabled people

※ Credit card use and receipts for tax reductions are available. / No reentrance is allowed.
※ No overlapping discount with a group discount is available.

Sports

#Baseball #Football #Dancing #Chanting

Samsung Lions baseball game at Daegu Samsung Lions Park

Catching a Samsung Lions would be a must when visiting Daegu. One of the most successful franchises in the Korean league, they've been one of the top performing teams in the past decade.

You can get an affordable seat whether you want to sit. Also there is plenty of food and beer available inside at somewhat reasonable prices depending on what you want.

Address
Yagujeonseol-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
For more info: +82-53-780-3300
Website
https://www.samsunglions.com
Admission
Candidates Amount weekdays weekends
Regular Adult 7,000 won 8,000 won
Student 4,000 won 6,000 won
VIP seat 40,000 won 50,000 won

* You can buy tickets day of at the stadium

Daegu FC FootBall game at DGB Daegu Bank Park

DGB Daegu Bank Park, known as the Forest Arena in the Asian Football Confederation international matches, is a football-specific stadium located in Daegu, South Korea, and is the home stadium of the K League 1 club Daegu FC. The fans are very enthusiastic and genuinely enjoy the sport.

There is a lot of dancing and chanting!
Enjoy a sporting event among them at DGB Daegu Bank Park!

Address
191, Goseong-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu 41594 South Korea
Inquiries
+82-53-222-3600
Schedule
https://www.daegufc.co.kr
Admission
Candidates Amount Normal Seat Table Seat (2 ppl)
Regular Adult
(age 25-64)
15,000 won 40,000 won
Teen
(age 13-24)
10,000 won
Children
(age 7-12)
6,000 won

* You can buy tickets day of at the stadium

Leisure Activities

#Downtown #Shopping #LocalCafe #Aquarium

Dongseongro Street(Downtown)

Dongseongro is the busiest shopping street in Daegu, full of the lively spirit of youth throughout the year. Dongseongro is a great place to eat amazing Korean food, see some of the best cafes in Daegu, and even maybe do a little partying and check out the Daegu bar scene. Dongseongro has also A variety of cultural spaces, bookstores, movie theaters, and performance halls are lined up along the street.

Address
Address 27, Dongseong-ro 2-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
Inquiries
+82-53-803-3902
For more information
https://url.kr/x45gih

* You can buy tickets day of at the stadium

Shinsegae department

Shop at the beautiful Shinsegae department store that offers more than just shopping.

Shinseage Department Store is a popular department store with locations in most of the major cities in Korea. It’s your one-stop-shop for entertainment.

You can come and catch a movie at the in-house movie theater, visit the bouncy trampoline gym, take a gander at the rooftop, eat a delicious meal, visit the aquarium and more!

Address
149, Dongbu-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu (Sincheon-dong)
Inquiries
+82-1588-1234
Operating Hours
Regular hours 10:30-20:00 / Extended hours 10:30-20:30
Closed
Varies by month; refer to the website for operating schedule
Website
http://en.shinsegae.cn/store/introduce.do?storeSeq=12
E-world (83 Tower)

E-World is the theme park that surrounds Woobang Tower – the most noticeable feature of the Daegu skyline. The park was constructed in 1993 as a comprehensive theme park, and was modeled in a European style. It features waterfalls, fountains, lighting, and flowers, as well as a plethora of amusement park rides, an exhibition hall, performance arenas, and restaurants.

For the more adventurous visitors, Sky Jump is a thrilling 123m drop from the top of Woobang Tower, allowing panoramic views of the entire city.

Business Hours
AM 09:00 ~ PM 10:00
Address
Duryuugongwon-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, 42666 (Duryu-dong)
Operating hours
10:00~21:00
Admission
Entrance Ticket Free Pass
23,000won
(E-World enter + Free concert)
33,000won
(E-World & 83 Tower enter + Free concert)
Website
www.eworld.kr

Korea Cultural Tour

#FolkVillages #Temple #Buddhism #History

Otgol Village

This place that makes you feel as if you are in a remote rural area is Otgol Village located less than 10 minutes after leaving the center of city. In a rapidly changing metropolis, this village has silently preserved itself for 400 years of time. Otgol Village, wrapped by the foot of Palgongsan Mountain like a folding screen, is the hometown of Gyeongju Choi clan. The beautiful stone wall road and the Baekbul Old House, the oldest house in Daegu, greet you.

Address
167 Otgol-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
+82-53-662-2000
Operating hours
Open all times throughout the year
Admission
Free of charge
For more information
https://english.visitkorea.or.kr
Donghwasa Temple

If you plan for a travel list for finding happiness, you had better put the trip to Buddhist temples on the top list. Especially, if you have been staying on your toes while pushing yourself, it is high time for you to get your breath back and take a rest. Donghwasa Temple, teeming with happiness, is the best place for travel of healing.

Address
1, Donghwasa 1-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu 1 Donghwasa 1-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu
Admission
Adults 2,500 won Teenagers 1,500 won Children 1,000 won
Adults (ages 19 and older) Teenagers (ages 13-18) Children (ages 12 and younger)
Website
www.donghwasa.net (Korean only)
Modern History Streets

Daegu’s interesting history is beautifully illustrated in its “Modern History Streets” in the Jung-gu area. There are five different routes to follow through the streets and Course 2, Modern Culture Alley, is perhaps the most interesting, covering roughly a century of local history. Here, visitors can explore attractions such as the House of Missionary Chamness, Daegu’s first Western-style building, Gyesan Catholic Church, and the Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine.

Address
99, Gyeongsanggamyeong-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
+82-53-661-3327
Website
www.jung.daegu.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Daegu National Museum

Daegu National Museum is divided into ArcheologyArt historyTraditional Folk Life exhibitions according to exhibited contents. And all kinds of cultural classes and culture art performance events are held at the museum. To understand and experience old traditional Korean culture easily, various experience corners are arranged such as excavation training, rubbing and early printing at Haesol hall.

Address
321, Cheongho-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
+82-53-768-6051
Website
daegu.museum.go.kr
Admission / Participation Fees
Free (Must get ticket from the information desk on the first floor to enter)
* Fees may apply to special exhibitions and planned exhibitions
* Preschoolers (ages 6 & younger) must be accompanied by adults to enter.

Parks & Tourist Resorts

#Relax #Piknic #Hiking #Scooter #Swanboat

Apsan Park

Apsan Observatory is a work of architecture that harmoniously brings together the city with nature and combines the past and future of Daegu. As an attraction that offers visitors a panoramic view of the city, Apsan Observatory is heavily frequented by tourists, but is also an excellent place for Daegu residents to learn more about their home city. 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).

Hiking Course
Entrance of Anjiranggol – Anilsa Temple – Apsan Observatory (required time: 1 hour, 2.5 kilometers)
Entrance of Keungol – Cable car – Apsan Observatory (required time: 40 minutes, 3.2 km)
Tour Course
Apsan Jarak-gil – Apsan Constellation Experience Center – Apsan Food Trail – Apsan Café Street – Anjirang Gopchang Town
Address
574-87, Apsansunhwan-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
+82-53-625-0967
For more information
https://english.visitkorea.or.kr
Gangjeong Goryeongbo Weir (The ARC)

The Arc is a famous landmark on the outskirts of the city that houses a waterworks museum detailing the process in Daegu. Aside from that, All around the Arc is tons of open grassy space for a picnic. And also it’s actually a great place to rent motorized scooters and drive around while munching on sugar-coated corn dogs and watching locals fly their kites.

Address
57, Gangjeongbon-gil, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
Inquiries
+82-53-585-0917
Website
http://www.riverguide.go.kr
Suseongmot Lake Resort (수성못 유원지)

Suseong Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in South Korea and one of the most visited places in Daegu. The cool evening breeze makes it a delightful spot to visit in the summer. Children will enjoy the small amusement park, while those wanting to get some exercise can make use of the tennis and basketball courts. Take your special someone on a romantic boat ride, or enjoy the impressive fountain show, which runs in the evenings from May until October.

Address
35-5, Yonghak-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
Inquiries
+82-53-666-2863, +82-53-761-0645
Website
www.suseong.kr
Palgongsan Mountain Cable Car

Palgongsan Mountain Cable Car runs 1.2km section from Donghwa Facility District to 820meters mountain peaks. At the top of the mountain, There is a rest area that sell foods and drinks. Also, The hiking trail is in the direction of Donghwasa Temple and Sutaegol Valley.

Address
51, Palgongsan-ro 185-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu
Operating hours
09:30 - sunset
Closing time subject to change; check the website before visiting.
Open all year round.
AdmissionRound-trip
Adults 11,000 won / Children 6,000 won
One way: Adults 7,500 won / Children 4,000 won
Adults (ages 13 and older) / Children (ages 4-12)
Babies (ages 3 and younger) ride free
Website
www.palgongcablecar.com (Korean, English)
Admission / Participation Fees
Free (Must get ticket from the information desk on the first floor to enter)
* Fees may apply to special exhibitions and planned exhibitions
* Preschoolers (ages 6 & younger) must be accompanied by adults to enter.
Bullo-dong Ancient Tomb Park

Nestled on a hillock on the southern ridge of Palgong Mountain and north of Geumho River, Bullo-dong Ancient Tomb Park is an ancient tomb complex which consists of a total of 210 big and small tombs.

With its elevation, it can be a great place to watch the sunset.

If you are looking for a unique and quiet place to walk around, Ancient Tombs in Bullo-dong is a great choice. The perfect time to go is early in the morning or late afternoon.

Address
335, Bullo-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
Inquiries
+82-53-984-3506
For more information
https://url.kr

Market & Festival

#NightMarket #Chiken&BeerFestival #Chimacfestival #K-POP

Seomun Market(Day & Night Market)

The market is the largest traditional market in the city, with many shops specializing in textile merchandise. The market offers plenty to see in the day, but really becomes active at night when the night market starts. As one of the three largest markets opened during the Joseon Dynasty, Seomun Market’s night market is larger than most. The streets are lined with about 80 different shops, most of which sell delicious foods. The vendors sell everything from street food favorites like mandu and tteokbokki to Vietnamese cuisine such as cha gio and pho for a completely global dining experience.

Address
445, Keunjang-ro 26-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu 45 Keunjang-ro 26-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu
Operating hours
night market
- March-November: Sunday-Thursday 19:00-23:30 / Friday-Saturday 19:00-24:00
* Regular market hours: 09:00-19:00 (Closed first & third Sunday of every month)
Website
www.nightseomun.com Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese (night market)
For more information
http://url.kr/ut2ebz
Daegu Chimacfestival

There’s a festival devoted to chicken and beer One of the best ways to cool down in Daegu, Korea’s hottest city, is to gorge on chimaek, the famous Korean culinary combination of chicken and beer. The Daegu Chicken & Beer Festival, which is held annually in July, provides visitors with the opportunity to experience this increasingly popular Korean gastronomic trend. Some 100 participating vendors serve up the country’s best recipes, while K-pop concerts keep audiences entertained.

Address
7, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
Operating hours
17:00 ~ 23:00
Website
https://www.chimacfestival.com
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