Thursday, June 30, 2016

Weekly Art Market in South Korea – Daegu's Weekend Art Road 'Daemyeong-dong Market'

Weekly Art Market in South Korea – Daegu's Weekend Art Road 'Daemyeong-dong Market'
Weekly Art Market,
'Daemyeong-dong Market' in Daegu

If you are an artist or art and culture lover, come to Daemyong-dong Art Market located in Daegu, South Korea! Every Saturday is the day to visit for art products, street performances and art shoppers.  



Daemyeong-dong Market is a weekly art market newly started. It features stalls selling art and handmade items along the street that runs from the main gate of Keimyung University to the small theater area.




The art market consists of ‘Road market zone’ for a handcrafts flea market, ‘Art market zone’ for a creative artworks flea market, ‘Small theatres zone’. Also the last Wednesday of every month, a number of indie bands give mini concerts and street performances.




△ Photos provided from Daemyeong-dong Market

If you want to experience Korean art market, just come to Daemyeong-dong Market which creates a space of youth and vitality where artists and local residents can truly come together.

Daemyeong-dong Market 
■ Period : Until October, 2016 
    • Every Saturday(except for last week) 2pm-6pm / 4pm-8pm for Jul-Aug 
    • The last week Wednesday of every month
■ Venue : Performance and Culture street in Daemyeong-dong (From the main gate of Keimyung University, Daemyeong-dong campus to the small theater area)


2130-14 Daemyeong 3-dong, Nam-gu, Daegu

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Shooting Range in South Korea - Bang Bang! Relieve All Your Stress Away at Daegu Shooting Range

Shooting Range in South Korea - Bang Bang! Relieve All Your Stress Away at Daegu Shooting Range
Daegu Shooting Range In South Korea

The Daegu Shooting Range is a colossal complex, located among the rural outskirts of northern Daegu, near the town of Chilgok, a place with beautiful scenic mountains.





The Daegu Shooting Range is open to the general public, no membership required, however, it holds professional competitions from time to time. Both experienced and first time shooters will be pleasantly surprised after their visit to this shooting range.



It is possible to find both indoor and outdoor ranges for different types of guns including pistols, shotguns and air rifles. The facilities are equipped with different kinds of equipment for a pleasant stay.





Inexperience doesn’t matter. Safety does. As soon as you approach the front desk they will ask you to fill an application to check some basic information like age, name and level of experience. 



Also they will provide safety gear such as bulletproof vest and hearing protection, considering that guns a very loud when firing, especially at closed space (pistols are fired at the indoor range) you should always wear earplugs.


Don’t be afraid to ask, the staff is nice and they speak fluent English, remember that knowledge is paramount when handling firearms. At the Daegu Shooting Range you will be able to shoot with an experienced firearms instructor. The instructor will try to make your experience as fun and rewarding as possible.






After firing the round of shots you can see your results. Keeping your eyes on the target while aiming a gun requires a lot of focus so the range have small screen next to you to check if you are shooting on target or not. The indoor range is also equipped with electric target retrieval.





As it was mentioned before, clay shooting is also available at the complex (outdoor shooting). In this case participants using shotguns, attempt to break clay targets mechanically flung into the air. 





Just like in the indoor range safety is always the first rule, no one chambers a cartridge except for the instructor, and only when the shooter is ready to shoot. Also due to security reason the only person allowed to go to the shooting lane is the shooter, all other spectators have to wait behind a bulletproof window.





The instructor will send a first clay birds into the air without that will allows the shooter to see the arc and speed of the clays. 




Daegu Shooting Range is full with breathtaking recreation for all experience levels; it would create a memorable and rewarding experience for the visitors.


 Business Hours
    Mar to Oct 9AM - 6PM 
    Nov to Feb 9AM - 6PM 

 Location

The Daegu Shooting Range is located among the rural outskirts of northern Daegu, near the town of Chilgok. Tell a taxi driver 대구 사격장 (Daegu sa-gyeok-jang) or enter it into a GPS.  It's about 30 minutes and \14,000 taxi-ride from Dongdaegu Station.

 Inquiries

   • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 
     (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
   • For more info: +82-53-312-0000

 Fare

Classification
One Round
Individual
Member/Group
Clay Pigeon Shooting
25 shots
24,000 won
20,000 won
10 shots
11,000 won
9,000 won
Pistol/10 bullets
22-Caliber
13,000 won
11,000 won
9mm
16,000 won
13,000 won
38-Caliber
16,000 won
13,000 won
357-Caliber
16,000 won
13,000 won
Air Rifle
20 shots
4,000 won
3,000 won
10 shots
2,000 won
1,500 won
Airsoft
Adult
14,000 won
12,000 won
Youth
11,000 won
9,000 won
Additional magazine w/ 100 bullets
1,000 won
Shooting Simulator
(Once)
Adult
2,000 won
1,500 won
Youth
1,500 won
1,000 won



 40, Geumho-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu, South Korea



Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Trumpet Vine Blooms in Inheung Village, the Korean Hanok Residence Area Where You Can Experience the True Korean Beauty

Trumpet Vine Blooms in Inheung Village, the Korean Hanok Residence Area Where You Can Experience the True Korean Beauty
Trumpet Vine Blooms in Inheung Village,
the Korean Hanok Residence



In Inheung Village, the traditional residence area, trumpet vine blooms over stone walls at the moment. It has been said that trumpet creeper flowers used to be planted in houses of Korean noble families only long time ago.




This beautiful village is Nampyeong Moon clan's original residence area. It is about 200 years old but it is a great example of traditional residential homes of the upper class in the Yeongnam region.







You will find that the village showcases various traditional Korean-style houses ‘Hanok’ and well-decorated with trees, stone walls, and roads made of soil.





Come to Inheung Village where great Korean classical architectures and culture remained. Beautiful trumpet creeper flowers will welcome you at the village with a calm and peaceful landscape you will surely experience the true Korean beauty.

Getting to Inheung Village 
 Bus : Dalseong2(달성2)

Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 
  (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-53-635-6407



Address: 16, Inheung 3-gil, Hwawon-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu

Monday, June 27, 2016

Suseong Lake with Musical Water Fountain Show For Your Weekend in Daegu, South Korea

Suseong Lake with Musical Water Fountain Show For Your Weekend in Daegu, South Korea
Make your weekend more awesome at ‘Suseong Lake’


It is commonly said that ‘A day at a lake restores the soul’. If you are tired of the hectic busy life and looking to refresh your soul, all you need is to try going to the famous ‘Suseong Lake’(Suseongmot in Korean) in Daegu, South Korea.



After being refurbished recently, this lake has become one of the most beautiful lakes in South Korea and one of the top visited places in Daegu by families, couples and everyone looking to enjoy great weather and atmosphere.





Suseong Lake offers different colors during every season of the year. In spring, Cherry blossom tress alongside walking track attracts lots of tourists. In summer the cool wind during evening and music fountain shows make it a romantic place for everyone especially couples. 




Tress changing color in autumn and an ice skating rink in winter, adds beauty to the lake. 




The moment you enter Suseong Lake, you can find an amusement park for kids offering coin operated games, rides and mini roller-coasters. 










Not only that, you can also find tennis courts, basketball courts, and grassy areas where families can come and enjoy the view.

Alongside the walking track, you can find a paddle boat rental service. These paddle boats are in shape of ducks and can be rented for half an hour price ranging from 15,000 Won. A single duck boat accommodates up to 2-4 persons and it’s a great way to do exercise.






Apart from boating, you can also find fancy restaurants and cafes along the lake. Mostly couples come to celebrate birth dates on top of restaurants while enjoying both the spectacular scenery and night view. 

Another thing which makes Suseong Lakes unique is the musical fountain show. Dancing water with laser lights and music makes the environment of the lake more romantic. 






The music fountain shows are operated twice a day at night from May till October. Multiple benches have been installed for better viewing of dancing fountains synchronized with music which makes it a nice cozy place to view the show.  







★ Musical Fountain Show
   • May(from 22nd), August, September, October(by 15th)
      [Day] 13:00, 16:00 (40min, only fountain)
      [Night] 20:00, 21:00 (30min – with music and lights)
   • Jun, July
      [Day] 13:00, 16:00 (40min, only fountain)
      [Night] 20:30, 21:30 (30min – with music and lights)

So if you haven’t been to this beautiful lake yet, it’s time to put it on top of your bucket list of things to visit in Daegu. Don’t forget, ‘Memories made at lake last forever’. Keep exploring Colorful Daegu.







▶ Direction : Bus 403, 410, 449, 564 stop at Suseong Lake (Suseongmot).
▶ Address : 725, Sang-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu, South Korea