Friday, January 22, 2016

Time Travel in Mt.Palgong, History of Korea - Daegu’s Representative Premium Travel Route 'Palgonsan Healing Course' 2

Daegu’s Representative Premium Travel Route 'Palgonsan Healing Course' - Time Travel in Mt.Palgong
Time Travel in Mt. Palgong

    A Lake Set Quietly in the City, Dansanji
△ Dansanji

Drops of water that ran down from Mt. Palgong accumulated and formed a small lake called Dansanji. Wind that brushes on the surface of the lake, a forestthat rings with chirping sounds, sunshine that shakes the leaves, and people who enjoy the lake, all together makes a wonderful landscape.
Bongmu Park surrounds Dansanji lake and includes a butterfly eco-park, a water-ski area, and a lifetime sports facility.Walk around Dansanji(included in the Mt. PalgongOlle Route Course 6 and feel the beauty of nature.

Dansani : 66, Palgong-ro 50-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea

    Enjoy the culture and the gourmet restaurants in Bullo Traditional Market
    Walk around 1,500 years of history, Bullo-dong Tomb Park
Bullo Traditional Market                                        △Bullo-dong Tomb Park

In Bullo Traditional Market, which upholds 80 years of its tradition, you can get great things like apples from Pyeonggwang-dong, Bullo Makgeoli, and clean agricultural products from the valley of Mt.Palgong at affordable prices. 
Also, there are a lot of gourmet restaurants (where people line-up for) that sell hot home-made tofu, pressed noodles (which is one of the 10 best things in Daegu), Cold Acorn Jelly Noodles that has a taste of heaven with kimchi torn with hands, and Braised Pollack with an addictive taste of sweetness and spiciness.

Bullo Traditional Market : 449-1, Bullo-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea

Bullo-dong Tomb Park is where you can find 214 tombs from ancient Korea that really shows the 1500 years of history that flourished on this land.
Walk around the tombs following the smooth curvy row of houses. You will have a calming experience. You can also taste the charm of Bullo-dong Tomb Park at twilight when the round roofs of the houses are painted gold by the sunlight.

Bullo-dong Tomb Park : 335, Bullo-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea

    Otgol Village, a Peaceful Landscape that has been kept for 400 Years 
    Boldly Green in the rocks, DodongThuja Forest

Otgol Village                                   Dodong Thuja Forest

A place that quietly brings peace as you walk slowly along the road with stone walls stretched on both sides and a place that washes out the hustle and bustle of the city with shoulder-leveled roofs of old houses and flowers by the stone walls, is Otgol Village.
Being in this place makes you feel like you are in the countryside but in fact it is only 10 minutes away from the city. 
Build your memories in Gyeongju Choi’s village, a place that keeps its tradition intact.

Otgol Village : 386, Dunsan-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea

Dodong Thuja Forest was registered as the first natural monument in 1962. Here, you will find a colony of rare indigenous thuja that was grown without cultivation. This place used to be a rest area for passers-by since it is on the way from Daegu to Yeongcheon and Gyeongju. The view of this place is really nice to the point that Seo Geo Jeong, a great scholar in Early Joseon Dynasty, made it 6th among the 10 most wonderful landscapes in Daegu.

DodongThuja Forest : San 180, Do-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea

    The Last Pride of Apples of Daegu, Pyeonggwang-dong Apple Village

Pyeonggwang-dong Apple

140 out of 200 families in Pyeonggwang-dong Apple Village harvest apples and carry on the apple tradition in Daegu.
The scent of the apple’s flowers fills the entire village during spring and in autumn, the sight of red apples makes an appetizing view. There are farms in Pyeonggwang-dong where you can experience apple picking during autumn.

Woo Hyo Jong, a devoted son who saved his sick father by cutting three of his fingers and transfusing blood lived in this village. Cheombaek-dang, a house built with used timbers, made to commemorate Woo Myeong Sik who stepped down from his government position at the end of Joseon dynasty and lived in retirement in order to be faithful to his principles can also be found in Pyeonggwang-dong.

Pyeonggwang-dong Appla Village : 971, Pyeonggwang-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea

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