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Daegu Destination Guide

Touring Daegu in South Korea.

Daegu in the region of Daegu with it's 2,566,540 citizens is located in South Korea - some 147 mi (or 237 km) South-East of Seoul, the country's capital city.

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Time in Daegu is now 07:29 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Seoul" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Won-dong, Wikkamusil, Ulsan, Uksu, Tongwon-gol or Tongbyon. Being here already, consider visiting Top'yong-dong, Tong-ch'on, Daegu, P'ajam, Nogok and Chung-ni. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Daegu: A Tiny Tour

07:33 min ( February 16, 2009 by CrimsonNorth)
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Ju-ran gives me a brief tour of the city during my first few days of arrival (back in 2007). Back then, I had no idea where any of this was and it was a confusing maze. Now, it's basically my backyard...

2008 04 14 Daegu at night - Random Stree...

00:34 min ( December 22, 2008 by NullisSum)
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Wandering around after dinner. These were meant as snippets of my trip for my family. I will make longer street walks in the future

2008 04 12 Daegu - Outside of my hotel (...

01:07 min ( December 22, 2008 by NullisSum)
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Street scene to the rear of the Hotel Daegu. Nice hotel, friendly staff. GOOD location. I wish I had taken my camcorder to the street markets that were nearby

2009 09 29 Daegu views (S Korea)

02:05 min ( October 10, 2009 by NullisSum)
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Some views from my hotel room. There is quite a lot to do in Daegu, I always try to get out even when I am only there for an the middle of the week

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Interesting facts about this location

Daegu subway fire

The Daegu subway fire was a mass murder on February 18, 2003 which killed at least 198 people and injured at least 147. An arsonist set fire to a train stopped at the Jungangno Station of the Daegu Metropolitan Subway in Daegu, South Korea. The fire then spread to a second train which had entered the station from the opposite direction a few minutes later.

More reading: Daegu subway fire homepage
Located at 35.87, 128.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2003 fires, 2003 in South Korea, Arson in Asia, Daegu, Fires in South Korea, Mass murder in 2003, Murder–suicides, Railway accidents in 2003, Railway accidents in South Korea, Train and subway fires

Buk District, Daegu

Buk District is a district in northwestern Daegu, South Korea. It adjoins Chilgok County on the north. The area is 95.46 km². The population is about 450,000. Buk-gu was first created as an office of Daegu in 1938, during the period of Japanese rule. It was raised to the status of a district in 1963. For most of the twentieth century, Buk-gu was purely an administrative division of Daegu, without any local autonomy.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.87, 128.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buk District, Daegu, Wards of Daegu


Daegu, (대구, 大邱, literally 'large hill') formerly spelled Taegu, and officially known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, is a city in South Korea, the fourth largest after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, and the third largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents. The city is the capital and principal city of the surrounding Gyeongsangbuk-do province, although it is not legally part of the province.

More reading: Daegu homepage
Located at 35.87, 128.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Daegu, Special Cities and Metropolitan Cities of South Korea

Kyungpook National University

Kyungpook National University (KNU) (경북대학교), abbreviated as Kyungdae (경대), is a leading national university in Daegu, South Korea. It is one of 10 Flagship Korean National Universities. The university was established in September 1946, succeeding the former Daegu Teacher's College, Daegu Agricultural College, and Daegu Medical College. In 2008, it merged with Sangju National University.

More reading: Kyungpook National University homepage
Located at 35.87, 128.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Kyungpook National University, National universities and colleges in South Korea, Universities and colleges in Daegu

Duryu Park Stadium

Duryu Park Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Daegu, South Korea. Located in Duryu Park, Duryu-dong, Dalseo-gu, it is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 32,500 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.87, 128.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in South Korea, Sport in Daegu, Tennis venues in South Korea