City Daegu – Trace the Mumun Legacy
Daegu, the third largest city in South Korea has a bucolic countryside feel with stunning views of the mountains of Palgong-san and Ap-san. A prominent textile hub of Korea, it is equally famous for its apple gardens and metal and heavy industries.
This Korean city has many premium range hotels, inns, B&Bs, youth hostels, budget hotels, guest houses and self catering accommodation options. It is a very safe city and the accommodation options in the down town are preferred as these are close to the shopping and tourist spots of this city.
The earliest civilization of this city dates back to the prehistoric Mumun Pottery Period (c. 1500-300 B.C.) and excavations have unearthed many burial sites, prehistoric pit houses and farm lands. It was a walled town during the Proto-Three Kingdoms of Korea period, which was annexed to the kingdom of Silla in the fifth century.
There are many hiking trails and mountain climbing options in this city including the famous mountain of Palgongsan. The Woobang Tower, the highest tower in Asia, measuring 202 meters in height is another must see. It has a sky lounge cocktail bar and a revolving restaurant, which offers a panoramic view of the city. The traditional medicine market is probably the biggest tourist attraction in this city where draw.
The hassle free travel guide of Daegu has a two-line subway system that makes getting around easy. There are regular bus services and taxis as well to explore this friendly city.
Places of Entertainment
The city of Daegu has a pulsating and vibrant nightlife with a heavy dose of glitz and glamour. There are many bars and night clubs and loads of night fun that would put even the high profile capital of Seoul to shame. There are many hotels and restaurants that serve the traditional Korean fare at easy prices. In case you are looking for something wicked, check out the many adult entertainment options and escort services in this city. There are many music clubs and theatres as well for those who are seeking something straight and simple.
South Korean won (KRW) is the official currency of this city. Each Won is made up of 100 Jeon, though it is no longer used in day to day transactions. Currency notes are available in various denominations of 5, 10 and 50 Jeon and 100, 500 and 1000, 5000 and 10000 won. Currency exchange rates are available from financial news updates and the internet.
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