Monday, September 25, 2017

Daegu Travel 2nd Famtour “Let’s Enjoy Autumn” in Dalseong-gun

Daegu Travel 2nd Famtour “Let’s Enjoy Autumn”

What makes Daegu Travel special is our citizen reporters who share what they explore in Daegu. To express our gratitude, Daegu Travel Management team planned our 2nd tour around beautiful Dalseong-gun area!

Before we dived into the beauty of Daelseong-gu, we met at Daegu Hyangchon Handmade Shoes Center, which opened in last summer. Here you can learn history of Daegu handmade shoes and also make your own leather items such as a card wallet. Instruction is offered free and you only need to pay for material. The wallet below cost 5,000won and it took less than an hour to finish it!

Hyangchon Handmade Shoes Center
  Hours:Tuedays to Sundays 10:00 – 18:00
*close on Monday, Jan 1, Lunar New Year’s Day and Chuseok. If Monday is holiday, it closes on Tuesday.
  Address: 78, Seoseong-ro 14-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 중구 서성로14 78
  Price: Free

When we arrived at Inheung Village, where descendants of “Moon” family moved to Daegu to settle down 500 years ago. There are more than 70 hanoks are located here now to create a peaceful yet stunning residential complex of traditional houses. A beauty of Dalseong-gun truly lies in a number of traditional villages that carries history, culture and tradition throughout generations.

Inheung Village
  Address: 16, Inheung 3-gil, Hwawon-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 달성군 화원읍 인흥3 16

As we are in the area, we needed to check out “Hyungpung Park Sosun Halmae Gomtang”, the original Hyunpung Gomtang. It’s a soup with boiled beef that is loved by Koreans as it is a food to rejuvenate your energy. The gomtang tastes even more delicious as we chatted and caught up with each other.

Hyungpung Park Sosun Halmae Gomtang
  Address: 128-1, Ha-ri, Hyeonpung-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 달성군 현풍면 하리 128-1번지

Off to Hanhwondang Gotak, we had drinks in a hanok house with touch of modern café style.

Hanhwondang Gotak
  Address: 43, Jidong 1-gil, Hyeonpung-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구 달성군 현풍면 지동1길 43

The excitements continued to Guji Auto Campsite, where we would spend the night in caravans. The caravans here were neatly taken care of. There were also facilities like shower and cooking rooms. It seemed like it was the it-place for kids since they were skateboarding, riding bikes and playing with balls until they went to sleep. You can rent all those things at the site!

Guji Auto Campsite
  Address: 756, Oseol-ri, Guji-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 구지면 오설리 756번지

Early in the morning, we rode an electronic mini bus to go up to Biseulsan. This convenient ride took us to a stop at the top where we could walk to the Raionfall Radar Observatory by 10min of walk. That walk uphill was all worthwhile when we saw this stunning view! The temple you see in the picture is Daegyunsa Temple, which took another 15 min to reach.

Daegyunsa Temple
  Address: 232, Hyuyangnim-gil, Yuga-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 달성군 유가면 휴양림길 232

In the lunchtime, we arrived at Hwawon Dongsan where Samunjin Ferry is located. Here at Samunjin Tavern Village, you can treat yourself a nice meal like gukbab(spicy beef soup), steamed tofu or a deep-fried pajeon. You can also ride a electronic duck car to go up to a observatory while looking around the dongsan in one ride! From the observatory, try finding the Arc, which is actually our last destination!

Hwawon Dongsan
  Address: 40-12, Samunjin-ro 1-gil, Hwawon-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 달성군 사문진로 1길 40-12

One of the highlights of the famtour was that we rode a boat to get to the Arc! It is about 10 – 15 min ride over Geunho River. Welcome to the Arc and enjoy what it has to offer!

Thank you for following us on our tour. I hope you will be with us next year! Apply for Daegu Travel Citizen Reporter 2018! In order to do so, stay tuned to our page until the announcement! 

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