Monday, May 2, 2011

Introduction of Daegu - VISIT DAEGU 2011



In 1601, Gyeongsang-gamyoung, the ancient government of Gyeongsangdo province, moved to Daegu and has since improved a lot of things, such as economy, education, and culture. If you want to see real Korean history and culture, it is necessary to visit Daegu. 

First of all, Daegu has distinct natural characteristics. Daegu has many mountains, such as Palgongsan, Bisulsan, and Apsan, as well as major rivers, such as Gumho and Sincheon, which gives the city an image of being a basin. If you climb up Apsan at dusk, you will see a wonderful night view. 

Secondly, Daegu has unique weather patterns, as the area is very hot in the summer, however, the Daegu government recently received an award as a Solar City by IEA. Over the past 10 years, many government employees have planted trees and developed ponds, throughout the city. When you visit Daegu, you will notice a very eco-friendly environment. 

Thirdly, Daegu is a vital traffic center for highways and railroads in Korea. 

Finally, Daegu has high quality industries. Since the end of the millennium, Daegu has been a Milano project which has improved the local textile industry to produce high quality and high value products. Currently, Daegu is investing in infrastructure, Information and Communication, mobile, and biotechnology, to establish itself as a leading R&D hub in East Asia.