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}
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}
Gukchae-bosang Memorial Park
This park was created in 1999 to honor the Gukchae-bosang Movement in 1907 and overcome the IMF financial crisis by gathering gold event in 1997. The parking lot with three underground floors, provides space with citizens, and adjacent to library, which many young people visit.}
Dongseongno is the busiest shopping street in Daegu, full of the lively spirit of youth throughout the year. On the street, there are luxurious department stores, shopping malls and many brand name shops for garments and sporting goods. A variety of cultural spaces, bookstores, movie theaters, and performance halls are lined up along the street.}
Seomun Market, which moved to its current location in 1920, has a long history. Its name derives from the fact that the market was at the West end of Daegu"s castle. It originally specialized in textile products, and has expanded to include almost any product imaginable – from textiles to small livestock. The atmosphere is bustling and the people are friendly, making it an exciting place to spend an afternoon. The market has thermostats and parking lots to make youe visit more enjoyable.
Silk goods, Linen goods, Knitwork, Artwork, undershirts, Fish, Bowls, Apparel, Dry fish
05:00 - 18:00}
The river is a lifeline covering and encompassing the center of the city. Sincheon is providing river scene and crossing the center of a city. It started from the south part of Biseulsan Mountain’s top. When it reaches to the Yonggye, Gachang, it meets Daecheon which is located in a point near Paljoryeong. After joining these two rivers, it is passing the Chimsan-dong and reaching to the Geumhogang River. The total length of this local stream is 12.5km and the basin area is 165. 3㎢. There are 13 bridges with special roads crossing the river where the tourists can take a rest or work out by walking or riding bicycles. In particular, there are a cool swimming place in summer and a flavor skating rink in winter which can remind your childhood memories. In addition, there are a social space for outdoor stages and festival places. It is attached great importance for an ecological river in harmony with nature}
Kim Gwangseok-gil Street
Kim Gwangseok-gil Street is a mural street near Bangcheon Market where the now deceased Kim Gwangseok used to live.
The 350m long wall has statues and murals depict his life and music.
Every autumn, the area of Bangcheon Market and Dongseongro hosts a “Kim Gwangseok’s Singing Contest.”}
Daegu Yangnyeongsi is a medicinal market that has continued its 350 year history through myriad troubles, including repression during Japanese rule. It currently exists as a cluster of Oriental tea shops, Oriental pharmacies, and Oriental restaurants spanning a 650 meter stretch along Namseong-ro. Every May, it holds the Daegu Yangnyeongsi Festival to promote awareness of the significance of Yangnyeongsi"s history.
Oriental medicinal products
* Yangnyeongsi Exhibition Hall Open Mon~Fri 09:00 ~ 18:00 (17:00 in winter)
* Saturdays, Holidays 09:00 ~ 17:00, closed Sundays}