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.
The Daegu Stadium has successfully held the grand events of 2002 World Cup, 2003 Daegu Summer Universiade and 2011 World Athletics Championships. It has become the new scenic spot of Daegu for its beautiful natural environment and clean facilities around, attracting both of local citizens and visitors from other areas to visit.
More athletic facilities have been developed for physical exercise and leisure space. It’s also available for athletic and cultural art activities to keep closer with the citizens.
Metro Line 3(Monorail)
Following subway line no. 1, 2 of Daegu, Line no. 3, Monorail will be operated in April 2015.
From Dongho-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu to the Beommul station, Beommul-dong, Suseong-gu, it is 23.95 km long and the number of subway station is 30 stations.
It operates with electricity so it doesn"t emit exhaust gases. Also driving by rubber tires, it is environmentally friendly without noise. Moreover, by using nonflammable materials and earthquake-resistant design, it is safe to run. So the monorail will be a landmark of Daegu city.
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.”
Dongsan Medical Missionary Museum
As Keimyung University"s Hill Medical Center met its 100th anniversary, it established the private homes of two missionaries into a missionary museum and a medical museum, respectively. In 2001, it opened the Education-History Museum to display a century"s worth of history and medicine. In 2002, the Daegu March 1 Movement Gallery was opened, to be followed by the 2002 World Cup Memorial. The Hill Medical Center Medical Missionary Museum honors those from the past while preserving and displaying various materials to provide education for modern visitors.
10:00 - 16:00
Daegu Bangjjayugi Museum
Daegu Bangjja Yugi Museum is Korea"s first bronzeware-specialized museum built to preserve the Bangjja Yugi, a traditional cultural property. It also aims to hand down its manufacturing technology to posterity so that the excellence of traditional Korean cultural assets may continue to be presented, and the development of local culture will be promoted. The Museum houses 1,480 items of Yugi in 275 types donated without compensation by Mr. Lee Bong-ju, who made and collected Yugi. Artisan LEE Bong-ju was designated by the central government in 1983 as the Important Intangible Cultural Asset No. 77. It is rare to find countries in the world that preserve Yugi manufacturing technology. Under these circumstances, the Daegu Bangjja Yugi Museum will do its best in building diverse cultural contents with IT and CT integrated in order to meet the age of cultural competition in the 21st century. This will help to attract the attention of new generations, and motivate them to foster cultural infrastructures unique to this area.
○What is Bangjja Yugi?
Bangjja Yugi(Korean Bronzeware) is made by a method wherein an alloy of copper and tin, in the ratio of 78 parts to 22, is pounded and hit repeatedly by several people with hammers in hand to draw it out thinly to form a shape. Major items of Bangjja Yugi include musical instruments, utensils and other items for religious services, tableware and living goods. Recently teaspoons, knives and forks have also been made by Bangjja Yugi with the change of lifestyle.
November, 2000: Basic planning established
July, 2004: Construction started
November, 2006: Exhibits set up
May 25, 2007: Museum opened
○Outline of Museum
Floor space: 3,758㎡ (one story below and two above ground)
Exhibition rooms: 3 permanent exhibition rooms
(Yugi Room, Donated Items Room, Reproduction Room) and 1 special exhibition room
Subsidiary facilities: Data search room, Meeting room, Video presentation,
Outdoor performance stage
This is a space to take you to the origin of Bangjja Yugi. It presents the history of Bangjja Yugi and shows the spirit of artisans who take over the Yugi techniques. In addition, the types of Yugi and its materials are introduced and the manufacturing process of Bangjja, Jumul, and Half-Bangjja Yugi are shown. To help you understand how prosperous it was in the past, the model of a workshop and a shop at the Napcheong Village in the 1390s is reproduced here. In this room, the changes of tableware from the pre-historic times to the present can be understood. Bangjja brazen vessels, a vessel of life, are on display and the scientific effects of Bangjja Yugi are presented through 3D images. You can also undergo a hands-on experience of the sound made by Bangjja brazen musical instruments.
Donated Items Room
A Donated Items Room exhibits the high quality Yugi selected from those which were donated by Mr. Lee Bong-ju, who is very famous as one of the great masters of Bangjja Yugi. The Yugi is on display by types, which are Yugi for daily use, utensils and other items for religious services and tableware. The life of Mr. Lee Bong-ju, a great master in Yugi, is also introduced through a video presentation.
The reproduced workshop and shop in the reproduction room help you to understand the manufacturing process of Yugi and the mode of dealing through a glimpse of the Yugi industry in the past.
Visiting Hours: 10am ~ 7pm (April ~ September), 10am ~ 6pm (October ~ March)
Closed: January 1, Lunar New Year & Chuseok holidays, Mondays, Special occasions set by the Museum
Admission Fees: Free
- Please be careful not to cause inconveniences to other visitors
- Taking pictures is not allowed in the exhibition rooms
- Food, pets or smoking are not allowed
○How to get to the Museum
Bus: Express 1, Palgong 1(bound for Donghwasa Temple)
399, Dohak-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu
Tel: 053-606-6171 Fax: 053-606-6179
04/01 ~ 10/30 : 10:00 ~ 19:00
11/01 ~ March : 10:00 ~ 18:00
Daegu Art Factory
Daegu Art Factory was projected as one of the governmental pilot projects for culture and Art Creative Belt Development Project Utilizing Local Modern Industrial Heritage
Daegu Art Factory not only enables us to establish the foundation for cultivating artists and to expand infrastructure for experimental artistic creation, but also gives us the city regeneration effect by creating a apace for artistic creation in the backward inner city area by remodeling the annexed warehouse of the tobacco-manufacturing plant(in Shushing-Dong, Jung-gu), which has represented one of the representative areas for our country"s cigarette industry as well as overall industrial heritage. From this time forth, Daegu Art Factory is going to
develop as a power plant for culture and art by being a cradle of artistic creation where the established artists can bury themselves in the creative activities and produce excellent creative artworks, by being a gateway where the budding artists can get an opportunity for artistic creation, and by being a space for artistic creation where the citizens can increase their creativity and interest in arts with collaboration of the professional artists.
Daegu Safety Theme Park
Daegu Safety Theme park is an educational place to visit for children and students have opportunities to be trained for various disasters and emergencies like storms, floods, earthquakes, as well as mountain hiking and subway accidents, etc. Available hands-on activities are: cinema system, subway escape, various disaster simulations, experiences and management.
Mabijeong Mural Painting Village
Mabijeong Mural Painting Village , beautiful village, which has friendly story of mural with local colors of props, tree,flowers and toterm pole craftsman. Visitor to the village have opportunities to experience farming, Red clay sauna and walking trails with tale of Mabijeong legend.