Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Trips to Gyeongsan Province(Korea): Gyeongju, Pohang, Changnyeong

3 Popular Cities in Gyeongsan Province(Korea): Gyeongju, Pohang, Changnyeong 



Our adventure of Korea does not stop even if the weather gets cold outside. It’s actually great time to travel southern part of the Republic of Korea, especially Gyeongsan Province. Not to mention Daegu, Gyeongsna Province is full of sites worth traveling. When you are planning your trip to Daegu, make sure you have plenty of time in the town so that you can explore these cities as well! 


Gyeongju
Gyeongju is widely famous for its archaeological sites and historical monuments. It was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla from 57BC to 935 AD. You can find cultural properties associated with this once so prosperous kingdom. Among all,  Daerungwon Tomb Complex, Anapji, and Cheomseongdae is some places to check out.

Daereungwon Tomb Complex


Daereungwon Tomb Complex
Daereungwon Tomb Complex locates tombs of kings and nobles of the SIlla Kingdom.
─  Hours: 09:00-22:00
─  Address: 9, Gyerim-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
─  Address(KR): 경상북도 경주시 계림로 9
─  Price: Adults 2,000 KRW, Teenagers 1,200 KRW, Children 600 KRW



Anapji
Anapji used to be banquet room for royals and important national evens. It is known for its night view.
─  Hours: 09:00-22:00
─  Address: 102, Wonhwa-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
─  Address(KR): 경상북도 경주시 원화로 102
─  Price:  Adults 2,000 KRW, Teenagers: 1,200 KRW, Children 600 KRW



Cheomseongdae Observatory
Cheomseongdae is an astronomical observatory. Recently, pink muhly field has attracted numerous people to the stie.
─  Address: 169-5, Cheomseong-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
─  Address(KR): 경상북도 경주시 첨성로 169-5




Changnyeong Upo Wetland



Upo Wetland is a complex of four large and small swamps located near Nakdonggang River. In fact, it is the largest swamp in South Korea. It is designated as a Natural Protection Area as it hospitalizes a number of endangered and rare species in the wild nature. A lot of visitors outside and inside Korea including tourist, researchers and photographers come here to appreciate beautiful nature. If you are more of an active person, bike riding along and around area is a great option.
It is really hard to pick a season or time to make a visit here since every moment has its own beauty. Here are some pictures at dawn!


─  Address: 220, Uponeup-gil, Yueo-myeon, Changryeung-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do
─  Address(KR): 경상남도 창녕군 유어면 우포늪길 220


Pohang Yeongildae Beach



As the weather cools down, it is possible to get moody and sentimental. Winter beach is a great destination for people like us to fully immerse into ocean view, cool air, a bit icy wind and hot choco. Whether you are seeking to bond with your friends or warm up winter romance in a cozy café, you will surely love Yeongildae Beach in winter, which is the largest beach in the east coast.



─  Address: 95, Haean-ro, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
─  Address(KR): 경상북도 포항시 북구 해안로 95