Friday, June 20, 2014

Daegu Tour through the urban railway - From HyeonchungnoStation to Banwoldang station / DongseongnoShopping, Jamong, Melon Bingsu, Mountain Constellation Tunnel

We will be introducing dynamic, exciting and interesting routes to you on this “Daegu Tour through the urban railway.”

Daegu Hyanggyo that contains old history of Daegu and Matdulre-gil where you can enjoy unsual tastes of a mountain! 
And to a different Café Street which a hot place for young people!

○ ​Hyeonchungno station ~ banwoldang station



First of all, it is Daegu’s famous mountain! We begin from “Hyeonchungno Station” where the mountain is located at. 
The Hyeonchungno Station is located at the mountain intersection that there are a lot of famous places. There are Mountain Park, Café Street, Jarak-gil, and Constellation tunnel!

Since there are a lot of attractions, it is also good to ride free bicycle. For those who want to enjoy more comfortably can ride a bus.



Free bicycle is equipped at Hyeonchungno station! Deposit your identification card and go for a bicycle tour! 


For those who want to ride a bus. Exit through exit #4 of Hyeonchungno Station and ride the 410-1 bus, and get off at the Mountain Park.


If you are a Daegu citizen, this is a place you must have gone at least once when young for picnic!

※ The mountain cable car have stopped its operation due to an accident. It will be re-operated once the safety is secured after the safety inspection has been executed.

Isn't it great to enjoy walking with the beautiful scenery of the mountainand the fresh nature?



Another attraction of the mountain! The twinkling constellation tunnel and the Matdulre-gil formed with tasty food alley!
To reach here, you exit through exit #2 of Hyeonchungno Station and walk for 20 minutes. 


What you see as you enter the Matdulre-gil is the ‘Constellation Story Park.’ Indulge into the attraction of the twinkling constellation tunnel! It is fun to look for a constellation.


After emerging from the constellation tunnel, you can see the Matdulre-gil.
It has Daedeok restaurant that boosts its long tradition and other various kinds of restaurants! 
It is also recommended as a dating course for lovers because the area where one can rest and stroll under the green tree is prepared as well.



A place you can feel the delicate aroma of coffee~ This is the “mountain café street’ known as the Street of Youth.
There are around 26 restaurants and cafes of different colors located here.


There are franchise restaurants but the café different colors that are popular among young people are now lined up at the place. The Korean food, Chinese food and Japanese food, you can enjoy choosing the meals you like to eat at Mountain café street.

Don’t worry those who want to dine in at an atmospheric place. Enjoy the green nature after the romantic dinner from the mountain café street, enjoy a date with someone.



Shall we move on to the ‘Myeongdeok Station’ where the Daegu Hyanggyo is located at?
You can reach Daegu Hyanggo if you exit through the Exit #2 of Myeongdeok Station and walk around 900m.


Inside the precincts, there are Dongmu, Seomu, Dongjae, Nakyukjae, and Confucian Hall aside from Myeongnyundang. 
The mud wall stands across that it divides front from back, there are Myeongnyundang and Confucian Hall are the recently are the Confucian Hall and Myeongnyundang, and there is a DaeSeongJeon at the back.


There are ceremony offered every spring and autumn at Hyanggyo, and it is also utilized as a space for various traditional education like Chinese character, courtesy education and as well as the traditional wedding hall.”
The Hyanggyo, we Daejeon a ceremony at spring and fall yearly, and also have service.

For those who want to travelto the history of Joseon dynasty~ eEperience the classical scholar figure of old Joseon dynasty here in Daegu hyanggyo.

○ Address : 112, Myeongnyun-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
○ For inquiry : 053-422-8700



Next is the Street of Youth! The Dongseongno!
Banwoldang station has 23 exits. Enjoy shopping at the underground shopping plaza of Banwoldang station, and check meticulously famous attractions by exits.



※ AttractionsBanwoldang station by exits

#1 : Nammun market / 
#3 : Banwoldang intersection, Central Public Peace Center /
#5 : Bongsan Cultural Center /
#10 : Yasiallery, Soju valley, Café alley /
#13 : Daegu Merchandising Market /
#14 : DongA Department Store /
#15 : Discount merchandising Market, Deoksan Market /
#18 : Hyundai Department Store / 
#22 : Nammun Market


Dongseongno, the hot place of Daegu filled with shopping, foods and attractions.
We recommend Café street of different color that will make us cooler this summer.


As there are signature menu of each café, its popularity is increasing day by day.
Strawberry cake, melon bingsu, grapefruit bingsu, chocobing and more~ You can taste the unique flavor that captures the taste of young people.




Our next course is the Bongsan Cultural Street which is called as Daegu's Insadong Street! Many galleries are concentrated in this street that it is enough to be called as the gathering place of artists.

You can view for free and purchase the art works as many as you want!
Moreover, there have been unique cafes opening in this place nowadays, so you can also enjoy a cup of tea.


Those who want to enjoy a performance, you can enjoy exciting performances with cheaper price in Bongsan Cultural Center.

Up to here was the Daegu railroad tour filled with fun and exciting attractions.