Spring is the perfect time to head outdoors and have fun. This list will inspire you to have the best out of fun you can have in Daegu!
No.1 WALK UNDER THE CHERRY BLOSSOMS
Don’t miss out cherry blossoms before too late. If you go to less warm area like in Apsan and Palgongsan mountains, you can still catch the last moments of cherry blossoms!
[Cherry blossoms at Apsan]
■ Address: 477, Apsansunhwan-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구광역시 남구 앞산순환로 477
※ Alternatives: Palgongsan mountain, Okpo Cherry Blossom Street
No.2 VISIT A BOTANICAL GARDEN
Spring is a perfect time to enjoy plants, flowers and trees.
■ Address: 88, Gongpyeong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구광역시 중구 공평로 88
※ Alternatives: Bongmu Butterfly Eco-Park, Nature Park, Dalseong Park
No.3 HAVE A BEER PICNIC
You can’t pass the spring without having a picnic on the green lawn. Beginning May 4, you can enter the lawn at Duryu Outdoor Concert Hall, which is the most popular spot to have a beer picnic.
[Duryu Outdoor Concert Hall]
■ Address: 201, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구광역시 달서구 공원순환로 201
※ Alternatives: Gangjeongbo(The Arc area), Shincheon
No.4 TRY A TANDEM BIKE
Romance up the spring by riding a tandem bike with your loved one or friend. Near Duryu Water Park, you can rent not only a tandem bike but also electric scooter, kick board and so on. Ganjeongbo(The Arc area) is also a popular place to do some outdoor activity.
[Duryu Water Park]
■ Address: 237, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구광역시 달서구 공원순환로 237
※ Alternatives: Gangjeongbo (The Arc area)
No.5 BIKE ALONG THE RIVER
Speaking of bike, go for a bike ride along the river. Two big rivers pass through the city: Geunho River on the north and Shincheon Stream in the middle.
■ Address: 681-1 Nogok-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu
■ KR Address: 대구 북구 노곡동 681-1
No.6 TAKE A SPONTANEOUS ROAD TRIP
Have a little adventure into an unfamiliar place in Daegu.
No.7 WALK BAREFOOT
Go to a park nearby and walk on the mother earth barefoot.
No.8 COOK A KOREAN DISH
Challenge yourself to try, or even master, a Korean dish. Gimbap? soft tofu soup? What would you choose?
No.9 GO FOR A HIKE
Daegu is blessed with nature; every side of the city is guarded by mountains. Enjoy the spring way up there.
[Biseulsan Mountain] *Azalea Festival in April
■ Address: 99, Iryeonseonsa-gil, Yuga-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구 달성군 유가면 일연선사길 99
※ Alternatives: Apsan Mountain, Palgongsan Mountain
No.10 CHILL ON A ROOFTOP
Daegu is known for Korea’s coffee city. Enjoy your daily of caffeine on a rooftop.
■ Address: 113-11, Dongseongro 4-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu
■ KR Address: 대구 중구 동성로4길 113-11
No.11 WATCH THE SUNSET
Before it gets too hot to stay outside, we need to get the best of this weather. One of the best spots to enjoy sunset in Daegu is Apsan Observatory. You can hike up or take a cable car.
[Apsan Cable Car]
■ Hours: 10:00 – 17:00 (close at 21:00 on Fri, Sat, Sun and holidays)
■ Address: 574-114, Apsansunhwan-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu
■ KR Address: 대구 남구 앞산순환로 574-114
※ Alternatives: Ayang Railroad, Sunrise Bridge, The Arc, Samunjin Ferry(Hwawon Resort Observatory), Songhae Park
No.12 SIT BACK AT A HANOK CAFÉ
One unique experience in Korea is to spend a lazy afternoon in Korea’s traditional style café.
■ Address: 28, Jungang-daero 79-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구 중구 중앙대로79길 28
※ Alternatives: Romance Papa, Hanhwondang Gotak, Percent 14-3
No.13 STROLL IN A HANOK VILLAGE
Spend a spring afternoon at a traditional village.
■ Address: 16, Inheung 3-gil, Hwawon-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구광역시 달성군 화원읍 인흥3길 16
※ Alternatives: Otgol Village, Myogol Village
No.14 EAT SPRING FRUIT
Enjoy your privilege to get fresh Korean strawberries. Beginning in May, you will notice that fewer stores sell strawberries.
No.15 HIT THE NIGHT MARKET
A solution to your increased appetite: a feast at a local night market!
[Seomun Night Market]
■ Hours: 19:00 – 23:30 (close at 24:00 on Friday and Saturday)
■ Location: Seomun Market Station (Line3) EXIT 3
■ Address: 45, Keunjang-ro 26-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu
■ KR Address: 대구 중구 큰장로 26길 45
※ Alternatives: Gyo-dong Dokkaebi Night Market