Tuesday, October 17, 2017

“Fall Travel Week” in Korea: 3 Fun Things to Do (Daegu)

“Fall Travel Week” and 3 Special Programs!

The "Fall Travel Week" is just around the corner! We are very happy to announce 3 special programs that will take place from Oct 21 to Nov 5. 

 #1 Daegu-Ya (Daegu Night) 

Even if it's not a travel week, Night at Daegu is full of beauty, culture and entertainment. During the Fall Travel Week, it's going to be extra special with the following 3 events! Make sure to check which one might please you the most. 

“Terrace Concert” at the Modern History St.

─  Date: Oct 21, Oct 28, Nov 4
─  Hours: 18:00
─  Location: Old Jeil Church
─  Address: 50, Namseong-ro, Namseongno, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 중구 남성로 50
*Also, check out “Knock 1919”
─ Description: You can access to the Old Jeil Church’s History Hall where you can view ____ and rub-copy the Declaration of Independence Movement. There is also a photo zone themed with March First Movement 
─ Date: Oct 21 – Nov 4 (closed on Mon and Sun)

“Busking” at Apsan Café St.
Location No. 1: Viva La Vida
─  Date: Oct 21, Oct 27, Nov 4
─  Hours: 17:00
─  Address: 32, Hyeonchung-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 남구 현충로 32

Location No. 2: 동양국수백과
─  Date: Oct 22, Oct 28
─  Hours: 17:00
─  Address: 192, Daemyeong-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 남구 대명로 192

“Snap Shot” at Ayang Railroad

As many of you already know, Ayang Raildroad is known for its night view. Take a picture over a sunset or around the stark beauty of lighted road. You can print out the picture at a printing machine free of charge. When you decide to upload a picture or two on your social media, don’t forget to hashtag us #Daegu_snap_shot #Ayang_raillroad

─  Date: Oct 21 – Nov 5
─  Address: 82, Haedong-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 동구 해동로 82

 #2 Coloring Daegu 

“Coloring the Arc” Event
Color Daegu with your light! I mean.. literally! With hundreds of people, shoot a LED shooting light to create a spectacular scene. Don’t be a overlooker. Come on in and be in the team!
─  Date: Oct 28, Nov4
─  Hours: 17:30 – 21:00
─  Address: 806, Jukgok-ri, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
─  KR address: 대구시 달성군 다사읍 죽곡리 805

“Colorful Cultural Experience” at Mabijeong
Collect “Yubjeon엽전”, Korea’s old coins and claim your reward! You can try the following 4 missions.
1. Try-on Hanbok : You can rent hanbok for 2 hours for free
2. Quiz : Answer the fun quiz! If you speak some Korea, definitely challenge yourself for this!
3. The Montage: find montages “the guy” around the village!
3. Capture Pokemon in real life! : Tired of playing Pokemon Go while staring at a phone screen? You can play it in person at Mabijeong village.

─  Date: Nov 4 - 5
─  Hours: 17:30 – 21:00

 #3 Stamp Tour 

Get those stamp down and claim your reward! There are two missions that you can try.
Mission No.1 : Get at least a stamp for each theme and earn a neck pillow (up to 5,000 winners)
Mission No.2 : Get at least 4 “ “ Stamps on “Every Corners of Korea 대한민국 구석구석” app and earn 5,000won Onnuri Market Coupon (up to 77 winners)

4 Themes
─ Delicious Daegu: Seomun Market, Dongin-dong Jjimgalbi St, Anjirang Gopchang Town, Pyeonghwa Market Chicken Gizzard St
─ Lovely Daegu: the Arc(or Samunjin Ferry)/ Palgongsan Mt. (Cable Car, Donghwasa Temple), Daegu Arboretum, Otgol Village
─ Fun Daegu: Kim Gwangseok St.(or Bangcheon Market)/ Mabijeong Mural Village/ E-world(or 83 Tower)/ Hillcrest(or Spa Valley)
─ Night Daegu: Daegu Old History St. / Apsan Observator / Ayang Railroad / Suseongmot Lake

Get Reward at
─ Dongdaegu Station Tourist Information Center, 9:00 – 19:00
─ Yangnyeongsi Tourist Information Center, 9:00 – 18:00

─ Kim Gwang Seok St. Tourist Information Center, 10:00 – 18:00

Monday, October 16, 2017

The Most Beautiful Spots in Daegu: Recommended Tourist Spots

13 Pictures That Will Inspire You to Visit Daegu
A Peak View at Daegu Tour Picture Contest Exhibition

“Lovely Daegu” Event

From Sep 4 to 15, Daegu Metropolitan City had received pictures of Daegu from its citizens and visitors. A number of people has submitted pictures on a national treasure, festival and tour spots. Ranging from a family photo to a professional-level photographs, people truly captured some of the best moments in Daegu for the past year! The winning works are now on display in Seoul from this coming Wednesday. Visit the exhibition and also apply for the event to earn free 1-nght hotel stay in Daegu

─Description: Look around the exhibition and pick a photo that inspires you to visit Daegu. Take a picture of it and post on your social media account.
─Requirements: when you post, hashtag #VisitDaegu #DaeguTourPicContest #Daeguislovely

Rewards: 1night stay at a hotel in Daegu for 5 winners.
*only applicable for people living in Korea

“Lovely Daegu” Exhibition
─ Date: Oct 18 – 31

─ Location 1: Myeong-dong Tourist Information Center
─ Address: 181, Euljiro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea
─ Address(KR): 서울 중구 을지로2 181

─ Location 2: Korea Tourism Organization – Seoul Center (aka. K-Style Hub)
─ Address: 181, Euljiro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea
─ Address(KR): 서울 중구 청계천로 40

A Peak View at The Exhibition
Here are 12 pictures among winning photos that will inspire you to visit Daegu! Enjoy, everyone! If you’d like to look at all winning works, make sure to drop by at "Lovely Daegu" exhibition!

Ilyong Lee

#2 Second Prize- Hajungdo Narsha  

Gunho Kim

#3 Second Prize- Star Path Over The Arc

Yongsuk Go

#4 Third Prize- The Loveroad

Taesub Jeong

#5 Third Prize- Daegu Int’l Bodypainting Festival

Hyunmi Kim

#6 Third Prize-  Arrival of Spring

Kihwan Jeong

#7 Fourth Prize- Forever 21

Sanggwon Roh

#8 Fourth Prize- Spring in Mabijeong

Kiok Nam

#9 Fourth Prize- Cloud Flowing Over Biseulsan Mt.

Daesik Kim

#10 Fourth Prize- Daegyunsa Temple Covered with Snow

Eunran Kim

#11 Fourth Prize- Hajungdo Spring

Sangsuk Kim

#12 Fourth Prize- Trumpet Creeper Alley

Sungkyu Choi

#13 Fourth Prize- A View from Apsan Observatory

Donghui Jeon

Friday, October 13, 2017

Top 5 Night Views in Korea

Top 5 Night Views in Korea
Hot Spots Selected for Night Views in Daegu
Daegu at night looks completely different. Needless to say, it’s absolutely gorgeous! Sunsets and night views are usually beautiful in any place but you need to visit a specific place to experience a breathtaking view! Leave a comment which one is your favorite!

#1 Stunning Riverside

Sunset over a riverside is well known for its stunning beauty! Enjoy beautiful orange reflection on the water as well as the sky. If you make your visit between Oct 21 – Nov 5, you can print out your smartphone pictures at the Snap Photo Machine available for free.

Ayang Railroad
─  Location: Ayang Raildroad
─  Address: 82, Haedong-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 동구 해동로 82

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#2 Great View with No Line

Ganjeongbo area offers you a very different scenic night view of a riverside! Take a look at the pictures below. Geumho river, the Arc, water fountain all come together to creates an amazing visual experience! The Arc is a really great place to hang out with your friends, kids, or lovers! Check out 5 things you can do in the related article below!

The Arc
─ Exhibition Hall: 10:00-18:00
─ Observatory and cafe: 10:00-22:00 (closes at 23:00 during summer)
─ Closed on New Year's Day and Mondays * Observatory and cafe are open
─ Admission and parking: Free
─ Location: Near Daesil or Gangchang Station(Line2)
─ Address: 806, Jukgok-ri, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
─  KR address: 대구시 달성군 다사읍 죽곡리 805

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#3 Panoramic View at the Top of Mountain

The night view from the Absan Obervatory will impress you with its panoramic view of the city. We highly recommend you get there well before sunset so that you can look at the changing colors of sky and the land. It’s at the top of the Apsan Mt. but very accessible if you take a ride in a cable car. If you are up for a challenge, hike up!

Apsan Cable Car
─  Hours: 10:00 – 17:00 (close at 21:00 on Fri, Sat, Sun and holidays) 
─  Address: 574-114, Apsansunhwan-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu
─  Address(KR): 대구 남구 앞산순환로 574-114
─  Price: Round trip 9,500won

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#4 Melodic Night Scene at Lake

Suseongmot is far from any other lake! It has a music fountain show in the middle of the lake. Not only that, you can ride a duck pedal boat or simply strolling along the lake as you will see local musicians perform on the street.

Suseongmot Lake
─ Location: Suseongmot Lake, Suseong Artpia, Deulangil Food Town
─ Address: Suseongmot, Dusan-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu
─ KR Address: 대구 수성구 두산동 수성못

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#5 Night is Even Greater with Food

The world look even more beautiful when we fill our bellies with delicious food! Seomun Night Market is one of the most talked-about market in South Korea. Come for food and enjoy the night!

Seomun Night Market
─  Hours: 19:00 – 23:30 (close at 24:00 on Fri and Sat)
─  Location: Seomun Market Station (Line3)
─  Address: 45, Keunjang-ro 26-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu
─  Address(KR): 대구 중구 큰장로 26 45

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Modern Hanbok Rental, 4-cut Photo Booth, Snap Photo Printing in Daegu

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#1 Modern Hanbok Rental

Do you fancy strolling along in a beautiful set of hanbok? But it seems too much in walking and doing things in a big skirt? Ggotgil Studio offers you modern hanboks that is way more comfortable to wear and still look tastefully beautiful. It’s located in yangnyeongsi area where you can visit Cheongna Hill, the Old House of Lee Sang-hwa, the Old House of Seo Sang-don and more! 

Ggotgil Studio 꽃길사진관
─  Hours: 10:00 – 19:00
─  Location: Banwoldang Station(Line 1&2)
─  Address: 2035, Dalgubeol-daero, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 중구 달구벌대로 2035
─  Website: http://blog.naver.com/floweryway
─  Price: Renting 1hr 15,000KRW, 3hr 20,000KRW, 1day 30,000KRW, Overnight 40,000KRW

#2 4-cut Photo Booth인생네컷 사진관

Not so far from Ggokgil Studio is there 4-cut Photo Booth! It’s a lot like the popular “sticker photo 스티커사진” with a little bit of fun and suspenseful twist;) When you go into a machine, it will take 4 shots, a shot every 10 seconds. If you don’t like the result, you have one last chance to go over the same process. So, make sure you think of your poses beforehand;)

Insaeng necut 인생네컷
─  Hours: 10:00 – 19:00
─  Location: 2F, D-Squaremall (Banwoldang Station)
─  Address: 20, Dongseong-ro 3-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 중구 동성로3 20
─  Price: 4,000KRW

#3 Snap Photo @Ayang Railroad

During the Fall Travel Week(Oct 21 – Nov 5), there will be a smartphone photo printing machine available for free. Take your instagram shots and print it out as well as post it on your social media

─  Location: Ayang Raildroad
─  Address: 82, Haedong-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
─  Address(KR): 대구 동구 해동로 82