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
Daegu Concert House
The Daegu Concert House is a comprehensive performance venue located at 141 Taepyeong-ro (Taepyeongro 2-ga), Jung-gu, Daegu. Having opened its doors on October 5, 1975, as Daegu Citizens’ Hall, the building and its aged facilities underwent renovations as part of its consigned development into a local heritage site and was reopened on November 29, 2013, as a world-class concert hall. The building’s name was changed to “Daegu Concert House” on January 1, 2016, and it now houses two arts groups: the Daegu Symphony Orchestra and Daegu City Choir.
Aiming to be a pillar of the performing arts that preserves the city’s cultural vitality, the Daegu Concert House has established the following vision:
- Promote the performing arts and serve as a unique performance venue that offers citizens greater access to culture
- Be a creative, future-oriented cultural space that promotes communication and closer relations between regions and countries by hosting performances of outstanding works of culture and art
- Enhance Daegu’s reputation as a city of culture and the arts by cultivating globally recognized figures in culture and art-related areas
Palgongsan Mountain Natural Park
Palgongsan is a famous mountain in Daegu reaching heights of 1,192 meters. It was called with many different names during the Silla period including Buak, Jungak, Gonsan, and Dongsusan. It was called Gongsan during the Goryeo period, and was officially named Palgongsan during the Joseon period.
Biseulsan Mountain Country Park
This park was designated as an the Dalseong-gun military park in 1986. It is a predominantly soil mountain, which boasts rich terrain and a natural forest. The resort is an ideal place for relaxation and respite. It is filled with blooming flowers in spring, offers a beautiful fog-filled valley in summer, falling leaves in autumn, and an ice-capped mountain in winter.
Gangjeong Goryeongbo Weir (The ARC)
Nakdonggang (river) is the lifeline of Daegu and flows through the surrounding Dalgubeol. Gangjeong Goryeong weir is regarded as being the center of the river in Gangjeong, which has developed into a new attraction along with the in-development representative water cultural center for the four rivers. Gangjeong Goryeong weir (length 953.5 m) prides itself on being the largest weir on the Nakdonggang River.
Apsan Cable Car
Apsan Cable car is located in Keungol Jarak-gil(road) near War Memorial Museum of the Nakdong River Battle inside Apsan Park, Daegu. 48 people can get on the cable cars and it takes about 5 minutes one way at a speed of 3.5 meters a second.
The cable car fare is 7,000 won for one way and 9,000 won for a round trip for a person and 6,500 won for one way and 8,500 won for a round trip for a group. Child gets a 2,000 won discount.
People are able to be moved deeply when they get to the top of the mountain taking cable cars and then look out picturesque scenery of Daegu before their eyes. People can relieve their stress and be rejuvenated by taking breaths of fresh air as much as they want in the dense forests.
Suseongmot Lake Resort
This park was designated sa an official Daegu Park in the 1940’s, and was subsequently expanded to make it into a complete tourism and rest attraction for citizens and visitors alike. The natural landscape of the park is quite breathtaking, with mountains surrounding the picturesque Suseong Lake, on which visitors can enjoy paddle boats. To the west of Suseong Lake, there is Suseong Land, which boasts many attractions and amusement park rides.
Dalseong park is the oldest park in Daegu. It was created in 1905, and reconstructed in 1965 as part of Daegu"s plan to create a new comprehensive park. It currently holds a grass plaza, a complete culture center, a zoo, and various memorials.
* Animal Exhibition
January~February, November~December 10:00~17:00
March~April, September~October 10:00~18:00
Gyeongsang-gamyeong Park was the first site of Gyeongsang-gamyeong(Gyeongsang Provincial Governor"s office) in Daegu which was moved to present place 400 years ago.
This park was built with the name of the Jung-ang Park in 1970.
The walls of the park were demolished and the park was reopened with various facilities to preserve this site forever in October, 1997.
There are Seonhwadang hall which was the governor"s office(Daegu Tangible Cultural Asset No.1), Jingcheonggak pavilion which was governor"s house(Daegu Tangible Cultural Asset No.2), and 29 monuments that explain the governors" achievements.
There are a hexagonal-shaped bell pavilion in wood and a Citizens" Tree statue in the park.
This park has a green forest, beautiful flowers, clean, wide and grassy lawns, a fountain, peaceful walks, and a lot of benches, This is a good place for citizens to take some rest.
It is also in the charge of a role as the rest place to relax fatigue and stress which were aroused by the complicated urban life.
00:00 ~ 24:00