Where to go when in Daegu?
2.5 million people live in Deagu. It has rich history, culture and fun. If you are not sure where to visit first, the city recommends you to some of the hottest spots. First of all, it is the landmark 83 Tower. It is 202 meter high and designed with traditional architectural beauty. Secondly, try Geundae Alley. Walk the 2 hour long alley to see the historic buildings and spots of modern Korea. Thirdly, visit Yangnyeongsi, a herbal medicine market that has kept 350 years of tradition. Around 350 medicine shops are lined up on the street where the Daegu Yangnyeongsi Festival is held every May. Fourthly, visit Dongseongro, the city’s trendiest street where young people hang around. Lastly, climb Palgong Mountain on the cable car that will take you to the 820 meter high peak for you to have a birdeye view of the city.
What to eat when in Daegu?
You are highly encouraged to try 10 local specialities and Daegu-Tarro-Gukbab (rice soup) is a must eat. The soup spread fast from the 70s for generous amount of meat. People in Daegu tend to eat spicy food in hot summer to fight the heat with heat. Dongin-dong zzim (steamed dish) also is worth trying if you want to go tongue tingly spicy. Or try Daegu udon if you are a noodle lover. <PowerKorea>
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