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}
Apsan Cable Car
Apsan Cable car is located in Keungol Jarak-gil(road) near War Memorial Museum of the Nakdonggang 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.}
Apsan Park is conveniently located within 4.5km of downtown Daegu, making it an ideal place to visit on a sunny afternoon. The name Aspan is derived from the Korean word ‘Ap,’ which means ‘in front of.’ Thus, being located in front of the city of Daegu, the park was named Apsan. The park belongs to Nam-gu, Suseong-gu, and Dalseo-gu and features 8 valleys (both large and small), over 20 natural mineral springs, and an abundance of walking trails. In addition, there is a monument to honor the fallen soldiers of the Korean War, an archery range, a horse riding range, Nambu library, and physical training facilities. Even if you’re just looking forward to relaxing, the surrounding forest of oak and Korean white pines makes this park a therapeutic destination.}
Vintage is a creative arts center that supports creative activities. It has facilities to house several small performances and for small parties. The café is open for enjoyment on days without parties or performances.
PM 01:00 ~ PM 11:00 (Varies with Event)}
Daegu National University of Education Museum
This museum features 4 galleries specialized around the theme of education. It exhibits various materials reflecting the lives and education of our ancestors dating from the Stone Age to the present, as well as a visual history of education training in Daegu.
Weekdays (Mon ~ Fri) : 10:00 ~ 17:00}
Nakdonggang Victory Memorial Hall
The Nakdong-gang Victory Memorial (also known as Seungjeongwan) was opened in June, 1979. It is a memorial about the last border of the 6.25 conflict and honors the efforts of the troops who fought in the war.
10:00 ~ 17:00}
Daedeok Cultural Center
Daeduk Culture Center is a meeting of culture and nature. It houses many performances, exhibitions, culture lectures and other arts programs. It is also contributing to the region"s cultural development through support of arts groups such as the Nam-gu Choir and Nam-gu Farm Music Ensemble.
AM 09:00 ~ PM 06:00 Reservations available}
Located in Bongdeok-dong, Nam-gu, Daegu, Bongdeok Market is one of traditional markets representing Daegu and sells clothes, snacks, various vegetables, fishes, and meats. People can feel the milk of human kindness that is peculiar to traditional markets here.
AM 05:00 ~ PM 08:00}