Is Daejeon really a boring city as some say? I don't think so! Daejeon has many different colors in it, you can feel it in terms of history, culture, can also enjoy the healing beauty of the majestic nature, there are also bustling atmospheres that are not inferior. what the capital Seoul. If you take the time to learn about this city, you'll find out what's unique about it! And today, I will introduce you to Theme City Tours around the beautiful city of Daejeon.
Daejeon serves tourists with different Theme City Tours each of the 5 weekdays, taking place in 2 sections - morning and afternoon each day! Let's get it started.
Monday Tour: History
Monday's History Tour will take you back to the dark but heroic days of Korean history. Tourists will pass by sites that hold historical evidence, such as Bohun Park (대전보훈공원), built in memory of the wartime veterans. The tour will also stop by the Memorial Tower of Daejeon National Cementery (호국공원 국립대전현충원) - also a construction built to remember the merits of the soldiers who were loyal to the country and fought bravely.
Tuesday Tour: Ecology and Education
On the Tuesday Tour, you will be taken to feel, learn, explore and enjoy the beauty of Daejeon ecology at the magnificent Daecheong Lake (대청호), or Natural Heritage Center (천연기념물센터).
Besides, tourists can also learn about educational achievements through well-preserved educational materials and relics at the Hanbat Education Museum (한밭교육박물관), established by the Ministry of Education.
Wednesday Tour: Daedeok Innopolis - Science Tour
Wednesday will open your eyes to the future with a Science Tour around the science capital Daejeon. Daejeon is the cradle of Korea's scientific achievements - something everyone seems to know. A place that you must definitely visit if you are a science lover, is Korea's top university - KAIST University, which is filled with the most outstanding science-engineering students in Korea. On this "Tour to the Future", you will get to set food in the reputable Vision Hall of KAIST University!
Moreover, the tourists will get to visit the ETRI - Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (한국전자통신연구원), a research institute of the future. ETRI was founded in 1976, has been making numerous contributions to the nation’s economic and social development through research, development, and distribution of industrial core technologies in the field of Information, Communications, Electronics, Broadcasting, and Convergence technologies. They had ranked No.1 for three years straight in the US evaluation of patents! Isn't that amazing?
Thursday Tour: Culture
On Thursday you will be taken to places filled with Korean cultural beauty. There are famous destinations to enjoy, such as the Uam Historical Site Park (우암사적공원), which contains the beautiful Namgan Pavilion. This site was designated as the fourth Daejeon City intangible cultural asset.
In addition, the History and Culture Tour also includes the cultural monument 'Dongchundang House' and interesting parks such as Ppuri Park (뿌리공원) and Daedong Sky Park (대동하늘공원). Ppuri Park has an exotic surrounding scenery of the mountains and the river, while Daedong Sky Park, lied in a peaceful residential area, has an astounding view of the city.
Friday Tour - Healing Tour
And finally, Friday is a tour to heal your mind and soul while enjoying some of the beauty that Daejeon has to offer. After a tiring working week, a walk around Jangtaesan Recreational Forest (장태산자연휴양림), amidst the breathtaking natural scenery with your loved ones will give you the pleasant refreshment you need.
The tour will also walk you through the heritage museum Temiorae (테미오래) - the only remaining government village in the country. This is a historical and cultural space that coexists between the modern and the ancient, with a variety of architectural styles. In addition to diverse exhibition programs, regional community arts programs, there is also a featured art festival Ole Art Festival.
That is the end of the weekly Theme City Tour around Daejeon! Make sure to take some time to enjoy this lovely city, and you will understand why I think Daejeon is so not a boring city at all!
For more inquiries on Daejeon Theme City Tours and other city tours, visit: www.daejeoncitytour.co.kr/