Friday, October 30, 2015

Place where the first piano arrived in Korea - Piano Ghost Box at Samunjin Naru in Daegu

Place where the first piano arrived in Korea - Piano Ghost Box at Samunjin Naru
Piano Ghost Box at Samunjin Naru in Dalsung-gun


Do you know where the first piano arrived in Korea? 


The first piano arrived at the Samunjin Naru(dock) in Dalsung-gun, Daegu in May 26th 1900. 
Long ago, those who first saw a piano thought the box made a sound, and thus, called it the ghost box. It is not a particularly horrifying story, but it is an opportunity to learn more about the piano known as the ghost box first when it first arrived in Daegu. 




To trace the old time of Joseon dynasty, go to Smunjin which has its long history of 60 years. Samunjin Naru which was Youngnam region's distribution hub in the Joseon dynasty used as a major boat route for going up to Daegu from Busan through Nakdong River.



It has Korean traditional style ambiance where you can experience past and present.
The sights during the excursion on the ferry or ship that operate in the Samunjin Naru is highly recommended. 



[Samunjin Ferry]
• Course : Samunjin Naru → Dalseung wetlands → Samunjin Naru 
• Time : 20 min (2km)
• Weekdays : 12:00~18:00
• Fare : 5,000 / Child 3,000 KRW

[Samunjin Cruise Ship]
• Course : Samunjin Naru → Dalseung wetlands → Gajeongbo → Okpo Sindang-ri → Samunji Naru 
• Time : I Hour (18km)
• Weekdays : 13:00, 15:00, 17:00 / Weekends : 12:00~18:00 at 1 hour interval
• Fare : Adult 10,000 / Child 6,000 KRW 

[Fast-sailing Ship]
• Course: Samunjin Naru → passing by the Dalseung wetlands, Gajeongbo, Okpo Sindang-ri Samunji Naru 
• Time : 30 mins 
• Weekdays : 12:00~19:10 at 1 hour interval / Weekends : 12:10, 13:10~19:40 at 30 min interval
• Fare : Adult 10,000 / Child 6,000 KRW 


Getting to Samunjin Naru : Bus Dalseo 3 (달서 3) goes to Samunjin Naru.




40-12 Samunjin-ro 1-gil, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, South Korea