Love castle is definitely a unique park: this place displays various art pieces all related to sex. This odd museum embraces the more scientific side of sex through documentaries, and other documents from all over the world, as well as a more trivialized side with art pieces, sculptures and other Read more [...]
Located in Gyeongju, inside a Hanok (a traditional Korean house), this restaurant serves a full-course traditional Korean meal, the kind that was once reserved for the royal family.
Geumosan Mountain, located in the city of Gumi, is a provincial park that features various hiking trails of different lengths and difficulties. The park features numerous beautiful sceneries such as a 27m high waterfall, a reservoir, a shrine and various temples spread across the mountain.
Shilla Millenium Park mixes education and entertainment to enable the visitor to learn more about the Shilla Period.
Bogyeongsa Temple, located in Pohang, was built in 602 during the Silla Period and along the path that leads to the temple, you will come across twelve beautiful waterfalls, that flow from the Mount Naeyeonsan. Nestled into the forest, and surrounded by the mountains, the temple definitely offers a scenic Read more [...]
Gyeongju Yangdong Village is the largest traditional village of Korea.
Jangsa is a 900-meter long beach, located at the south of Yeongdeok, that is perfect for a day getaway in the summer.
Juwangsan Mountain (720.6m) is located in the Baekdu Mountain range, the backbone of the Korean peninsula. The mountain features deep valleys and many sheer rock cliffs to make it the third largest rocky mountain in the country. Juwangsan Mountain was recognized as a tourist attraction on May 30, 1972 and Read more [...]
Bomunho Lake is a man-made lake 1,652,900m² in size. It was built on the site of an old fortress in Mount Myeonghwalsan in the east of Gyeongju in accordance with the Gyeongju Bomun Tourist Resort development plan. There are many leisure facilities and parks around the lake, including an international Read more [...]
This was the location of the palace fortress during the Silla Dynasty (57 BC ~ AD 935). The fortress takes after its name, which, literally translated, means ‘a crescent moon shape on top of a hill’. The famous history books of Samgukyusa mention that Silla’s 4th King Seoktalhae (AD 57~80) Read more [...]
There are 3 legendary boundary gates at Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park, on rough mountaintops, which are reputed to be too tall for even birds to fly over. Mungyeongsaejae, which overlays Mt. Joryeongsan, has always been the highest and most dangerous mountain pass. It was cleared during the time of King Read more [...]
The Cheongdo Bullfighting Festival celebrates the long tradition of bullfighting in the Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. Drawing over half a million visitors annually since its inception in 1999, the festival is the largest bullfighting championship in the country. In addition to the bullfighting championship, the festival offers a number of exciting events Read more [...]
Buyongdae is a cliff about 64 meters high situated where the Taebaek Mountain Range ends. From the summit, one can get a bird’s eye view of the Hahoe Village in Andong. The name was taken from an ancient history of China. Meaning lotus, the name Buyongdae is said to be Read more [...]
Byeongsanseowon is a Confucian school that was established by esteemed Confucian scholars to pay tribute to the memory of Seong-nyong Yu (1542-1607), who was well-respected for his writings and personality. His mortuary tablet is enshrined at this school. Around the time of 1863, Confucian schools enjoyed many freedoms under the Read more [...]
The Teddy Bear Museum in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do is a unique modern attraction. Instead of displaying realistic human sculptures, the museum uses hundreds of large and small teddy bears to depict the history of mankind (going back as far as the Age of Dinosaurs) as well as of the Silla Kingdom Read more [...]
Gyeongju World Culture Expo is a valuable cultural exposition which has attracted over 16.2 million visitors so far through eight runs since 1998. In particular, previous expos introduced: the harmony of traditional culture and ICT (Information and Communications Technology), Korean culture and global culture, abundant hallyu contents, and is the Read more [...]
Gyerim Forest is located between the Cheomseongdae Observatory and Wolseong Fortress. The forest is thickly populated by ancient zelkova and willow trees rooted on gently sloping hills and along the small stream in the northwest part of the woods. According to legend, the forest is closely associated with myths surrounding Read more [...]
Located in Songgeum-ri, Namseong-hyeon, Cheongdo-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Wine Tunnel is famous for dates, family excursions, and trips with friends. Visitors can enjoy wine made with Cheongdo’s specialty product, bansi (persimmon), in the train tunnel to age wines. Part of the tunnel has been turned into a café, attracting many visitors who Read more [...]
Opened in 2003, the Woryeonggyo Bridge (387m in length and 3.6m in width) is the longest pedestrian overpass made of wood in Korea. Woryeonggyo Bridge harbors a tragic yet beautiful legend about a wife who made a pair of Mituri (hemp shoes) out of her hair in heartfelt yearning and Read more [...]
BomunTourist Complex is the international tourist district of Gyeongju. This tourist district is formed with Bomunho Lake at its center, located about 10km east of downtown Gyeongju. The dimensions of the area is 19.38 square km, and it is designated as a spa and special tourist district. It is a Read more [...]
Tourists can enjoy short film of Shilla Kimdom dynasty.
Cheomseongdae is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. Constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok (632-647), it was used for observing the stars in order to forecast the weather. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves, and was designated as National Treasure No.31 on Read more [...]
Large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex (Cheonmachong Tomb). There are twenty-three large tombs located here; the most famous being Cheonmachong and Hwangnamdaechong. In an excavation of the area in the 1970s, Cheonmachong was discovered with Read more [...]