Culture and Tradition Mixed with Modern Flair!
Daegu is a city steeped in art and culture, but yet has a strong drive for R&D and technological advancement. Thus, the city has quickly become Korea’s harmonious symbol for a balanced coexistence between tradition, culture, and technology.
Daegu’s Place within Korea
Daegu is the third largest city in Korea and home to over 2.5 million friendly citizens. Located in Korea’s southeast, Daegu is kept busy with visitors coming to its international airport and 3 railroads, including the high-speed KTX. Additionally, the city is a vital traffic hub in the region, connected with 7 expressways and 7 national highways.
The Centerpiece of Korean Traditional Culture
Daegu is the birthplace of traditional Korean culture; its origins go back millennia and its historical significance has been recognized by UNESCO. Over half of Korea's cultural heritage sites are located around Daegu which allows participants to experience Korea's cultural treasures with ease.
Safe and Secure City, Daegu
Personal safety is one of the attractive features of Korea. The Homicide rate is one of the lowest in the world and street crime is almost unheard of in Korea, and Daegu, in particular, have been internationally recognized for their impressive security record after staging various international events.
Climate of Daegu
As there are trees lining seemingly every street, you can feel a sense of refreshment while walking through Daegu. Daegu has since bloomed into a green, eco-friendly city, recently gaining global attention as being branded a ‘Solar City’ from the IEA.
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