Daegu, located in Gyeongsangbuk-do, offers the conveniences of a big city with the comfort of a rustic lifestyle. Major attractions include parks equipped with diverse recreational facilities, and a traditional herbal medicine market, which has been in operation since the Joseon Dynasty.
Daegu is the hub of the Korean inland railroad traffic. The main railroad of the country, Gyeongbu Line passes through the city. The largest railroad station in the city, Dongdaegu Station has the second largest passenger traffic in Korea after Seoul Station, and the largest train traffic.
The city also has a metro system, consisting of two heavy rail lines.
There are two types of buses that connect the city: the local and limited express.
E-World (formerly Wooband Tower Land) is a theme park built around Woobang Tower. It features a waterfall, fountains, lighting displays, and flowers, as well as rides, exhibition and performance halls, and restaurants. E-World has several plazas characterized by different themes.
Dongseongno Street is a major fashion district in Daegu. The streets are packed with hundreds of stores full of personality that reflect the city’s fast-paced fashion trends. The diverse items found along the streets (from character T-shirts and handmade accessories to vintage fashion apparel) make this an ideal spot for window shopping.
Daegu National Museum was built to preserve and exhibit the unique cultural heritage of Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do province. At the Archeology Gallery, you can see relics ranging from the Neolithic Era to the Three Kingdoms Period in a chronological order.
Palgongsan Natural Park is centered around Palgongsan Mountain, one of the largest mountains in the Taebaek mountain range. The mountain has three peaks in a row: Birobong Peak in the center and Dongbong and Seobong peak on either side. With vibrant green leaves and a delicate snowscape in the winter, Palgongsan Mt is an attractive destination for visitors throughout the year.