Daegu, also known as Daegu Metropolitan City, is the third largest metropolitan city in South Korea. Historically, Daegu is one of the eight traditional Korea provinces. With a population of over 2.5 million people in the city, Daegu has become an important city to South Korea's economy, especially on textiles, fashion and high technology industries.
Daegu International Airport is the main airport serving Daegu and the surrounding southeast area of Korea. This airport function as both civilian airport and military base for the Royal Korea Air Force. Daegu Airport serves primarily domestic destinations with limited international destinations. Currently, eight airlines are operating in Daegu International Airport which are Air Busan, Aseana Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Jeju Air, Korean Air, Tigerair Taiwan, T'way Airlines and VietJet Air. If you are travelling from Kuala Lumpur, you will need to take a transit flight to reach Daegu. There is only one terminal in Daegu Airport, which was built and decorated in the concept of traditional Korean elements. You can find eateries and shops in the terminal as well as free Wi-Fi access. The airport, however, is operated between 5 am to 11 pm only. Daegu Airport is about 1.3 kilometers away from the nearest subway Anggyeo Station. You can get to the station from the airport by bus or taxi. Alternatively, you can ride on taxi directly to reach your destination.
Traveloka is a travel search engine that makes it easy for travelers to find the cheapest flights to Daegu.All you need to do is key in the information in the search box, and the application will recommend the best trip according to your budget. It compares flight prices across some trusted airlines to help you to get the best possible deal. Use Traveloka’s price alert feature to be notified of
flights in your desired price range to get the best flight price to Daegu.
Daegu experiences a cool humid subtropical climate. Humidity is relatively high, although sunshine is abundant in Daegu. Summer is hot with an average temperature of 30 degrees centigrade, and can further increase up to 40 degrees centigrade. Daegu also has a dry summer outside the rainy season window which usually occurs between July and August. Winters in Daegu can reach to zero degrees celsius. Due to its geographical position in the southeast of Korea, snow is rather rare but not uncommon. Spring and autumn is the best time to visit Daegu. Weather is more comfortable and bright during these seasons, although there are still chances of rainy weather during spring than autumn. Typhoons caused by the southeast Asian wind can also happen between the end of June to early October.
About half of Daegu population practices Buddhism and a smaller proportion of Confucianism and Christian. Traditional and religious festivals are still celebrated in Daegu despite the modernisation of the city. Every spring and autumn, Seokjeondaeje, a Confucian ritual ceremony is carried out at Daegu-hanggyo. Daegu also hosts Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Festival annually for over 300 years in May to celebrate Korean's traditional medicine at the historic Yangnyeonsi Market. There are other various festivals held in Daegu celebrating the local icons like Palgongsan Maple Festival, Biseulsan Azalea Festival and Dongseongno Festival. Colourful Daegu Festival is also held every May and Daegu Chimac Festival every July, attracting over 1 million local and international visitors.
Daegu is one of the most visited cities in the world. Many attractions can be found in Daegu.
Otgol Village - You have to visit Otgol Village to experience the traditional culture of Daegu. Located near Mount Palgongsan, old traditional houses, also called hanok houses which have been preserved for over 400 years. The beauty of this village will make you want to capture every corner of this area. Hence, Otgol Village has been listed under Korean historical cultural properties.
Biseulsan County Park - If you are travelling to Daegu during the spring season, May is the best time to visit Biseulsan County Park. Here, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of azalea blooms in the plains. This park is usually not crowded, so you can feel the serenity and calmness while overlooking the Johwabong and Gwangibong hill peaks.
E-World 83 Tower - 83 Tower is known as a symbolic figure of Daegu. Visit the observatory deck to experience the amazing scenery of Daegu from up above. 83 Tower is mostly visited during the spring season for a stunning view of the blooming flowers. Other activities that you can also do here are playing toboggan, watching arts and music performances as well as dining in.