Friday, July 29, 2016

Daegu CHIMAC Festival Kicked Off - 2016 Chicken and Beer Festival in Korea

2016 Daegu CHIMAC Festival Kicked Off!! 


2016 Chicken and Beer Festival kicked off in Daegu on the July 27!!
A variety of chicken and beer, and people from oversea gathered at the festival.


There were free entertainment events such as K-POP starts performances and EDM parties at nights! This CHIMAC festival is ongoing until July 31, you can still be part of the festival parties with K-POP singers every night!
Hurry and join the festival to get unforgettable memories during traveling in Korea! :)












Slide The City Korea is adding more fun at this CHIMAC Festival!




Fireworks were shot off to celebrate on the first day.




■ Period : July 27 to 31, 2016
■ Time : 10:00AM to 7:00PM
■ Main Venue : Duryu Park in Daegu (7, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea)

More festival information with schedule → Click Here

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Summer Water Park Getaway in Korea - Spa Valley with Hot Spring and Sauna in Daegu



Water Park for Summer Getaway in Daegu, Korea 


Spa Valley with full of entertainment from indoor and outdoor water parks, zoos, botanical garden and accommodation in the woods!

Photo courtesy: Spa Valley

Spa Valley is the perfect place for your summer getaway as it is equipped with various attractions including the 26m high speed slide, hurricane, boomerang and superball, outdoor facilities like wave pool and running pool and an indoor water park.


Photo Courtesy: Spa Valley


Photo courtesy : Spa Valley

Moreover, it is an innovative year-round water park where you can access the indoor hot spring of 100% hexagonal alkaline waters, sauna and oriental medicine bath pool.



Photo Courtesy : Spa Valley

Recently, Nature Park, the zoo and botanical garden, opened to offer a whole new fun experience to visitors. You can enjoy the nature in Experiential Zoo (where you wander around the woods and meet animals and plants), Forest Playground (with rich Phytoncide), Bird Garden (with rare birds) and Animal Valley (where you can meet various animals including lions, tigers, otters, fennec foxes and prairie dogs).

Photo courtesy: Spa Valley
Photo Courtesy: Spa Valley
Also, Beer Festival is being held at Nature park during Fridays, weekends, and holidays until August 15!!

Photo courtesy : Spa Valley

A day seems too short to fully experience all the activities in Spa Valley?
Don't worry! There are tent-type accommodations(where you can spend the night in nature) and hotel-type accommodations(where you can spend your leisure time chilling out).
For this summer, how about a getaway to activity-packed Spa Valley? :)

 Ticket for Water Park 
Period
Type of ticket
Adult
Children
Jul 23 – Aug 21
Free pass
58,000
45,000
Afternoon ticket
38,000
29,000
※ Foreigner discount : 30% discount (only for oneself)
 Afternoon tickets are issued and can be used from 3pm onwards. 
 Customers holding the free pass can use the hot spring(sauna) from 1pm onwards.
 Rental Supplies(swim suit, swim hat, safety vest, towel) are available at Spa Valley.

 Opening Hour 
• Hot spring and Sauna : 1pm to 9pm
• Outdoor Water park : 9am to 8pm
• Indoor water park : 9am to 8:30pm

 Ticket for Nature Park 
Type of ticket
Adult
Children
Entry
10,000
8,000
Entry + Animal Valley
16,000
14,000
Night Entry Animal Valley (after 5pm)
13,000

 Opening Hour 

• Nature Park : 10am to 10pm (last entry 9pm)
• Animal Valley 11am to 9pm (last entry 8pm)

 Getting to Spa valley 
Bus 405, 449, 452, Gachang1, Gachang2 (Dansan), Gachang2(Dansan), Geuphang2 stop at Spa Valley. If you departure from Dongdaegu station by taxi, it will take about 30 mins and cost 13,000 won.

 Address 
891, Gachang-ro, Gachang-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Extreme Sport in South Korea - Artificial Rock Climbing Wall in Palgong Mountain, Daegu

Extreme Sport in South Korea - Artificial Rock Climbing in Palgong Mountain, Daegu
Extreme Sport, Rock Climbing in Korea


A reason why it is fun to spend summer vacation in Mt. Palgong, Daegu!
Artificial rock-climbing, which is a leisure activity and an extreme sport is available!




Mt. Palgong Artificial Rock-climbing, which is 15m high and 21m wide, is a leisure facility where not only professionals but also ordinary non-professionals can enjoy. It is free of charge if you submit your name and address to the staff of the artificial rock-climbing station.







The professional crew will adjust the number of holds which you will hold to climb, based on your height and level and thoroughly check the safety equipment required for rock-climbing (including shoes, loops, safety belt).





Additionally, rock-climbing can only be used by 2 people in 1 group since one should hold the rope on the ground while the other is climbing. Please always remember that safety is the most important value in rock-climbing.




 Operation 
Period
Time
Mar to Oct 
10:00 to 20:00 
Nov to Feb
11:00 to 17:00 


 How to use the facility? 
Submit your name and address to the Palgongsan Natural Park Office.(2 people in 1 group)
It is free of charge.

 Inquiry 
• Palgongsan Natural Park Office : +82-53-980-0314
• 1330 Travel Hotline : +82-53-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) 

 How to go? 
If you departure from Dongdaegu Station, take bus 401 or Express bus 1 (급행1) bound for Donghwasa temple. Get off at the entrance of Donghwasa Temple(동화사입구).

 Address 
Palgongsan Natural Park Office : Daegu Palgongsan-ro 199-gil Dong-gu 6-1 Korea


Monday, July 25, 2016

Upcoming Music Festival in Korea – Daegu Folk Music Festival 2016 with Korean Singers in August

Upcoming Music Festival in Korea – Daegu Folk Music Festival 2016 with Korean Singers in August
Upcoming Music Festival in Korea
Daegu Folk Music Festival 2016

Romantic summer nights with Korean acoustic music at Daegu Folk Festival!!


△ Photo 2015 Daegu Folk Festival

Daegu Folk Festival is coming back this summer!
Anyone can enjoy the concerts of folk and acoustic live music that stimulate the analogue emotions. Spend time leisurely with famous Korean singers’ performances at romantic summer nights! 
The folk music festival will be held at Kolon outdoor concert hall in Duryu park, Kim Kwangseok road, Suseong lake, and Dongseongno downtown. 


■ Period : August 5th to 7th 2016, 16:00 to 22:00
■ Place : Kolon outdoor concert hall in Duryu park(main stage), Kim Kwangseok road, Suseong lake, Dongseongno
■ Entry Free

Line-Up for Aug 5 (Fri)
△Photo provided from Daegu Folk Festival
Roy Kim, Byun Jin-sub, Kim Jong Hwan, SEENROOT, Jungheum Band, HOWOO, Kim master, Hi Mr Memory, Seedless Watermelon Kim Daeg Jung, Jeongmilla, KwonMilk, Romantic Melody Chobi, Hong Si Eun, Acoustic Band ‘Hi’, Jean Paul, Yang Byeong Jib

Line-Up for Aug 6 (Sat)
△ Photo provided from Daegu Folk Festival
Park Hak Ki, Yurisangja, Scenery of riding bicycle, Han Dong Jun, Zoo, Jang Pil Sun, Park Si Hwan, Seo Young Eun, Kim Jo Han, Park Chang Geun, Linkman, Kim Gang Joo, J.B Trio, Left Behind, Via Trio, Perta, 

Line-Up for Aug 7 (Sun)
△Photo provided from Daegu Folk Festival
Yoon Hyeong Joo, Kim Sehwan, Choi Sung Soo, Kang In Won & An Jung Hyun, Yang Ha Young, Jang Cheol Woong, Kingston Rudieska, REZA SALLEH, Sato Yukie, 3bicycle, Jeonja bejjangi, Chae Hwan, Heo Man Seong, Kim Dong Sik 

■ Getting to Kolon Outdoor Concert Hall (main venue)
15 min walk from Duryu Station Exit 14, Subway line 2.

• Kolon Outdoor Concert Hall at Duryu Park : 180 Yaoeeumakdang-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, South Korea
• Kim Kwangseok Road : Daebong 1-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
• Suseong Lake : 725, Sang-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu, South Korea

△ Kolon Outdoor Concert Hall at Duryu Park

Friday, July 22, 2016

Camping Spot for Summer Vacation in South Korea - Donghwa Campsite in Mt.Palgong, Daegu

Camping Spot for Summer Vacation in South Korea - Donghwa Campsite in Mt.Palgong, Daegu
Camping Spot for Summer Vacation in Daegu, Korea


Enjoy camping in the cool atmosphere of nature!! Daegu Travel would like to introduce a campsite for your summer getaway.





There are three camping sites: Donghwa Campsite (campground), Dohak Auto Campsite and Pagye Auto Campsite in Mt. Palgong, Daegu.
Among them, Donghwa Campsite is composed of 44 wood decks, which allow you to chill while lying down on the deck and enjoying the breeze.




Since it is not an auto campsite, the distance from the parking lot to the campsite is a little bit far. You should park near the Donghwa Temple in Mt. Palgong and bring your stuff to the campsite. If you have lots of luggage, you can borrow a handcart from the admin of Mt. Palgong Natural Park in front of the campsite or the admin of artificial rock-climbing after presenting your ID.



Moreover, you can cook using charcoal fire during the peak season, which is from June to October. Please be noted that you are not allowed to use fire during the off-peak season.

■ Opening : March through November every year

■ Check-in time : from 13:00
    ※ Please call the admin in advance if you will be late.
■ Check-out time : Noon the next day
■ Utilization Fee
Camping Site
Type
High Season
Off Season
Donghwa Camping Site (per night)
Small Deck
8,000 KRW
6,000 KRW
Big Deck
10,000 KRW
8,000 KRW
-
2,000 KRW
※ High Season : July – Aug / Every Fri, Sat, Holidays

■ Reserve online : Palgongsan Natural Park → Click Here

※ Reservation is made from 9:00a.m to 8:00p.m / Payment is made from 9:00a.m to 10:00p.m.
※ Trashes that are not segregated will not be collected. (Please bring them back with you.)

■ Inquiry 

  • Palgongsan Natural Park Office : +82-53-980-0314
  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-53-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) 

■ Getting to Donghwa District f
rom Dongdaegu Station
  1. Take Bus 401 or Express Bus 1 (급행1)
  2. Get off at the entrance of Donghwasa Temple (동화사입구)

■ Address of Palgongsan Natural Park Office : Daegu Palgongsan-ro 199-gil Dong-gu 6-1 Korea



Thursday, July 21, 2016

Summer Festival with K-POP Stars - Daegu Chicken and Beer Festival, CHIMAC Festival Schedule and Slide The City Korea 2016

Daegu Chicken and Beer Festival and Slide The City Korea 2016
Daegu CHIMAC Festival with
Slide The City Korea 2016


Are you ready for CHIMAC nights?!
The hottest summer festival is coming up!




CHIMAC, the combination of chicken and beer, festival is more special this year! Because it’s held with SLIDE THE CITY, the coolest summer event to add more fun and excitements!




Also K-POP singers Sistar, Baba&0poo, ATT, Dal Shabet, Crying Nut, Brand New Girl, Fiestar, Cheetah, Mad Clown, Huisung, and DJ Moon JunYoung, DJ Hedi&Lala, DJ Dongho, DJ Maximite&Juncoco, Monkey will get you crazy parties!
Let's see the Out-line of Daegu CHIMAC Festival 2016.

Daegu CHIMAC Festival 2016
■ Festival period : July 27 (Wed) to July 31 (Sun) for 5 days
■ Major Venues
   • The whole area of Duryu Park
   • CHIMAC Road(Dakttongjip alley in Pyeonghwa market) in Daegu, Korea
■ Entry Free
■ Homepage : Click Here 
■ Schedule
△ Click to view larger image

■ Plot plan

Slide The City KOREA - DAEGU

■ Period : July 27 to 31, 2016
■ Time : 10:00AM to 7:00PM
■ Venue : Duryu Park in Daegu, South Korea
■ Ticket : 15,000won / 9,000won for an early bird ticket
■ Registration : Click Here
■ Getting to the festival venues
   • Duryu Park
     - By Subway : 15min walk from Duryu Station Exit 15, subway line 2 to the Duryu Park.
    - By Taxi : If you departure from Dongdaegu Station by taxi, it will take you about 30mins and cost 12,000 won.
       Address : 7, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea
   • CHIMAC Road (Dakttongjip Alley in Pyeonghwa Market) from Dongdaegu Station 
     - By Bus (20mins) : 401, 524, 156, Speed 1(급행1)
     - By Taxi (8mins) : Costs about 3,500won
       Address : 10, Ayang-ro 9-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea