Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Best Spots in Daegu to Watch the First Sunrise of 2016 in Korea

Best Spots in Daegu to Watch the First Sunrise of 2016 in Korea
Best Spots in Daegu to Watch the First Sunrise of 2016 in Korea

There’s only three days left until the year 2016. 
2016 is the year of monkeys, also called Byeongsinnyeon (Chinese Sexagenary cycle) in Korea. 
How’s crafting your new year’s resolution going?

In Daegu, the first sunrise of 2016 is predicted to be at 7:36am.
Daegu Travel will let you know about the best spots in Daegu city, where you can see the first sunrise while making a new year’s wish and resolution. 

Ayang Railroad Bridge

Ayang railroad bridge, a tourist attraction well-known for its amazing sunrise view, is built on top of an old bridge in the Geumho River. The place is perfect for watching sunrise and sunset in the clear and fair sky.

Moreover, a sunrise festival is held in the Sunrise Park nearby and you might want to go and enjoy the event after watching the first sunrise of 2016. 

 ● Direction 
   - By Subway : It will take you about 11min walk from Ayang-gyo Staton, subway line 1.
   - By Taxi : If you get to Ayang Railroad Bridge from Dongdaegu Station by Taxi, it will take you about 7min and cost 3,500won.
 ● Address of Ayang-gyo Station : 1584 Sinam-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea

Palgong Mountain

Get to the Palgong Mountain top using the cable car and face the first sun of the year. The cable car will start operating at 6am on New Year day itself. 

 ● Jan 1 2016, Palgong mountain cable car operating time : 6:00am - 17:00pm
 ● Direction : Take a bus 'Palgong1 (팔공1)', 'Palgong3 (팔공3)' or 'Geuphang1 (급행1)' and get off at Donghwasa Area Bus stop. 
 ● Address : San 72, Yongsu-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea

Apsan Mountain Observatory

You can also watch the New Year’s sunrise in the Apsan Mountain observatory where you can also have a great night’s view. 
Start your special year 2016 in a place where you can see the landscape of the entire city of Daegu.

 ● January 1, Apsan mountain cable car operating time : 5:00am -19:30pm 
 ● Direction : Take a bus 300, 410-1, Dalseo 4-1(달서4-1), 410, 750 or Dalseo4(달서4) stop at Apsan Park entrance and 10 min walk to the Apsan cable car station.  
 ● Address : 574-116, Apsansunhwan-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea

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