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Science Tourism
  • 1 Expo Science Park
  • 2 National Science Museum
  • 3 Currency Museum
  • 4 Geological Museum
History · Culture and Tourism
  • 1 Uam Historical Park
  • 2 Dongchundang
  • 3 Gyejok Sanseong Fortress
  • 4 Ppuri Park
Bomunsan area tourism
  • 1 Bomunsan Observatory
  • 2 Ppuri Park
  • 3 O-World
Ecological Well-being Tourism
  • 1 Gyejoksan Hwangtogil
  • 2 Daecheong Lakeside Road
  • 3 Daecheong Dam Water Culture Center
  • 4 Daecheong Lake Natural Ecology Center
Children's tourism
  • 1 Solomon Law Park
  • 2 Expo Science Park
  • 3 Daejeon Transportation Culture Training Institute
  • 4 Daejeon Children's Center
  • Daedong Sky Park

    In 2008, it was selected for the urban regeneration project 'Rainbow Project' contest, and an art program to install murals and sculptures was carried out, and as a result, it was reborn as a mural village. In particular, an exotic windmill observatory was built at the top of the hill, so you can enjoy the night view of the city center. .

    • Location: 182, Dongdaejeon-ro 110beon-gil, Dong-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-861-1330
  • Temiorae (former Gwansachon, Chungcheongnam-do)

    It was built in 1932 when the Chungcheomnam-do Provincial Office moved from Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do to Daejeon. It was used as a temporary residence for President Syngman Rhee, who took refuge in Daejeon during the Korean War, and was the site of the June 27 Special Broadcast. After a turbulent modern and contemporary history, it underwent extensive repair and restoration work and was newly opened to the public under the name 'Temiorae'.

    • Location: 27, Bomun-ro 205beon-gil, Jung-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-335-5701
  • O-World

    It is another world with nature alive in the city, the largest comprehensive theme park south of the central region. The whole family can enjoy the combination of Zoo Land, Flower Land, Joy Land, and Bird Land.

    • Location: 70 Sajeonggongwon-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-580-4820
  • Ppuri Park

    It is the only ‘filial piety’ theme park in the country. You can see the genealogy museum, which displays 244 surnames and surname-specific sculptures with their origins written on them, as well as the genealogy system and history. In addition, there is a waterside stage where various events can be held, a lawn plaza, an observatory, and a forest bathing area, as well as a camping site where you can pitch a tent in the pine forest. At night, landscape lighting such as the Milky Way Tunnel adds to the charm.

    • Location: 79 Purigongwon-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-288-8310
  • Gyejoksan Hwangtogil

    About 20,000 tons of red clay was laid on a 14.5 km long Gyejoksan forest road to create a red clay trail in the forest. You can experience walking barefoot from spring to fall, and when you walk while feeling the soft red clay on the soles of your feet, you will not only feel cool as if your whole body was massaged, but you can also enjoy forest bathing.

    • Location: 453-1 Jang-dong, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-623-9909
  • Daecheongho Five Baek-ri Road

    Daecheong Lake, a source of drinking water for the Daejeon and Chungcheong regions, is the third largest artificial lake in Korea. The 200-300m high mountains surrounding the wide, blue lake change color depending on the season, providing a spectacular view, and the sea of clouds that can be seen at dawn in the cold season is truly spectacular. In addition, Daecheongho Lake is famous for its excellent scenery and a migratory bird colony, making it a famous viewing point.

    • Location: Daecheong-ro, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-250-1236-7
  • Daejeon Modern and Contemporary Dictionary Exhibition Market

    It is the oldest existing government office building in Daejeon. This building, built in 1932, was used as the provincial government building for 80 years, but when the South Chungcheong Provincial Office moved to Naepo New Town, it is now being used as the Daejeon Modern and Contemporary Dictionary Exhibition Center. This building, which symbolizes the era, has also been used as a filming location for various movies and dramas, from 'The Attorney' to 'Mr. Sunshine'.

    • Location: 101 Jungang-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-270-6303
  • Ihyeon-dong Dume Village

    The mountain behind the village has been called Baesan since ancient times because it is shaped like a round, wide boat. The hill leading up to Baesan was called Baeogae, and the village was named Ihyeon-dong after this hill. Recently, it is called Dume Village. It is a beautiful village embracing Gyejoksan Mountain and Daecheong Lake in a clean area where you can fully experience the scenery of our rural countryside.

    • Location: Daecheonghosu-ro, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-250-1237
  • Expo Science Park

    Expo Science Park is a symbolic place in Daejeon, the city of science where the 1993 Daejeon World Expo was held. In particular, Hanbit Tower, a symbol of the Daejeon Expo, was transformed into a new tourist attraction in Daejeon, including media façade performances and musical fountain performances.

    • Location: 480 Daedeok-daero, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-250-1111
  • Hanbat Arboretum

    Hanbat Arboretum is the largest urban artificial arboretum in the country. It is a space for genetic preservation of various plant species, and is loved as a place for youth to experience nature and a comfortable resting place for citizens. It is largely divided into Dongwon, Seowon, and Tropical Botanical Gardens, and forest interpretation programs can be reserved and used.

    • Location: 169 Dunsan-daero, Seo-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-270-8452~5
  • Jangtaesan Natural Recreation Forest

    It is a recreational forest where you can enjoy forest bathing in an exotic landscape where trees such as chestnut trees, pine trees, ginkgo trees, pine trees, and Eucommia trees and exotic tree species such as metasequoia and German spruce trees imported from the United States come together in the pristine Jangtaesan Mountain.

    • Location: 461 Jangan-ro, Seo-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-270-7883
  • Daejeon Dullesan-gil

    Dullesan Trail, which was created to allow convenient hiking by connecting the mountains surrounding Daejeon, starts from Bomunsan Mountain and continues to Maninsan Mountain, Sikjangsan Mountain, and Gyejoksan Mountain. In particular, section 1 is a 9.3km course that starts from Bomunsan Youth Square and continues through Gochoksa Temple - Bomunsan Sirubong - Heliport Bomun Photo Fork - upper part of Guwan Tunnel - Odosan Mountain - Iron Tower - Geumdong Pass.

    • Location: Daejeon Metropolitan CityBomunsan Park-ro, Jung-gu
    • Inquiry: 042-270-5583
  • Dongchundang

    Dongchundang, Treasure No. 209, is an annex built by Song Jun-gil, a scholar of the Joseon Dynasty, who came down to his hometown and named it after himself. As part of the Songchon-dong residential land development project, Dongchundang Park was created with a yard, pond, and octagonal pavilion in the area in front of Dongchundang. Cultural and tourism interpreters provide free commentary every day, except during the winter months of January and December.

    • Location: 80 Dongchundang-ro, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-608-6574
  • Yuseong Hot Springs

    Yuseong Hot Springs, the oldest among Korea's 116 hot spring districts, boasts the largest volume in the country in terms of abundance and usage. It is a mildly alkaline simple spring, has a smooth spring quality, does not irritate the skin, and is evenly contained in positive ions and mineral metals such as zinc and iron.

    • Location: 57 Bongmyeong-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-611-2445
  • Daejeon Culture and Arts Complex

    When the sun sets and the lights start to turn on in the cultural belt area that connects the Daejeon Arts Center, the City Museum of Art, and the Lee Ungno Art Museum, this area becomes a huge work of art. The sight of the elegant and magnificent building illuminated in golden light is truly awe-inspiring.

    • Location: 135, 155, 157, Dunsan-daero, Seo-gu, Daejeon
    • Daejeon Arts Center: 042-270-8333
      City Museum of Art: 042-270-7371
      Lee Ungno Art Museum: 042-611-9800
  • Euneungjeongi Cultural Street

    Euneungjeongi Cultural Street has over 150 thriving businesses related to culture and arts, and various festivals such as Euneungjeongi Festival, Youth Mime Festival, and Culture and Arts Street Festival are held.In addition, Skyroad, which opened in 2013, is Daejeon's representative tourist attraction that displays a variety of entertainment and public content using the main screen and media hub.

    • Location: 170 Jungang-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-257-7100
Tourist souvenirs and shopping guide
  • Daejeon Station Underground Shopping Mall Crafts Exhibition Store

    Items handled include traditional crafts such as metal crafts, leather products, clay, wood crafts, traditional dolls, and other tourist souvenirs.

    • Location: Underground shopping mall in Dong-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-256-7686
  • Daejeon Travel Lounge

    A place where you can purchase unique tourist souvenirs from Daejeon, including works selected in the Daejeon Tourist Souvenir Contest. Many products are produced and sold in small quantities on a pilot basis to develop Daejeon tourism souvenirs, and the products on display are periodically replaced according to consumer preferences.

    • Location: 187-1 Jungang-ro, Dong-gu, Daejeon (Jungdong)
    • Inquiry: 042-221-1905,070-4278-6377
  • City Hall Local Product Exhibition and Sales Center TJ Mart

    We display and promote excellent local products, support sales channels, and sell all products at low prices without distribution channels.

    • Location: Daejeon Metropolitan City Hall, 100 Dunsan-ro, Seo-gu, Daejeon
    • Inquiry: 042-270-2316
Happy Daejeon Festival all year long
  • April Geumgang Lohas Festival

    Korea's representative health festival to find healing and hope in the nature of Daecheong Lake

  • April Daecheong Lake Daedeok Music Festival

    Daejeon's representative spring festival with music and cherry blossoms at the beautiful Daecheong Lake in full bloom.

  • May Seogu Healing Art Festival

    A feast of light and culture and art unfolding in the city center

  • May Yuseong Hot Springs Cultural Festival

    The representative festival of Yuseong, a city of science that makes your five senses happy and healthy

  • May Gyejoksan Barefoot Festival

    The world's only barefoot festival where you can experience eco-healing on a red clay road in the forest.

  • August Robot Convergence Festival

    Korea's largest convergence robot competition to experience and enjoy with citizens

  • August Diku Festival

    The best comprehensive cartoon content festival in the central region

  • August Gyeonwoo Jignyeo Festival

    A festival venue with the motif of the traditional culture of Chilseok and the tale of Gyeonwoo Jignyeo.

  • September Daejeon International Wine Festival

    An event to see and enjoy about 10,000 types of wine from around the world in one place

  • September Daejeon Tozzle Festival

    A night festival that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can enjoy on a Saturday in Daejeon.

  • October Daejeon Science Festival

    A festival to learn and experience innovative technologies that combine science and culture

  • October Hyo Culture Root Festival

    A festival where you can experience the filial piety of our tradition and see and feel the spirit of your ancestors.

  • October Yuseong Chrysanthemum Festival

    Daejeon's representative flower festival with the natural flavor of chrysanthemum and various attractions.

  • December Expo Citizen Square Outdoor Skating Rink

    An event where an outdoor plaza is transformed into an ice rink where you can experience skating, sledding, and a variety of folk games.

Six Americans representing Daejeon
  • 1 Acorn jelly

    Gujeokmuk, which originated in the early 1980s as a means of livelihood for farmers, has quickly become a unique food in Daejeon. The taste of pouring broth made from anchovies and kelp into shredded jelly and mixing it with finely chopped kimchi and seaweed is a delicacy.

  • 2 Charcoal bone cold noodles

    Chargol Naengmyeon has been in the family business for four generations since its founding in 1951, with the same taste as Pyongyang Naengmyeon. Recognized for its reputation as Pyeongyang naengmyeon, it is enjoyed by all walks of life. The soft noodles and dongchimi broth are excellent.

  • 3 Seolleongtang

    Restaurants that have been specializing in seolleongtang around Daejeon for 40 years have gained fame and have become a familiar food to Daejeon citizens. The deep flavor of the broth that has been simmered for a long time is characteristic, and it tastes excellent when served with ripe radish radish kimchi and kimchi.

  • 4 Stone pot rice

    It has a deeper taste that surpasses that of old cauldron rice, and is especially popular among the elderly as well as the young and middle-aged. In addition, the taste of side dishes made with fresh vegetables and wild greens collected in the Daejeon area is excellent.

  • 5 Samgyetang

    The cooking method using Geumsan ginseng and Yeonsan chicken, which are local specialties, has developed into a health food that differentiates it from samgyetang in other regions. It has a light and refreshing taste that is easy to digest and is good for children's growth and development and a health food for the elderly.

  • 6 Daecheong Hominmul Spicy Soup

    Geumgang mandarin fish is a specialty of Daejeon that was presented to the king during the Joseon Dynasty, and the Sintanjin area has been famous for its freshwater fish dishes since ancient times. This freshwater fish stew caught in the Geumgang River, a clean water area, has a light and refreshing taste.

Daejeon's unique food
  • 1 Kalguksu

    Daejeon has been famous for its kalguksu restaurants since ancient times, and you can taste rich broth and chewy noodles such as spicy kalguksu, which is famous for its spicy soup, hand kalguksu, which is simple and light, clam kalguksu, which has a rich and light soup, native kalguksu, and seafood kalguksu. It's where it is.

  • 2 Tofu Duruchigi

    Daejeon's Tofu Duruchigi is made by cutting soft tofu into squares and frying it with spicy seasonings such as red pepper powder, garlic, soy sauce, and sesame oil to bring out the unique taste and aroma of tofu. Once you taste it, it becomes a regular and comes back again.