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The Richness of Life in Junggu! The Heart of Daejeon Metropolitan City

Culture/Tourism

Key Tourist Attractions

Bomun Mountain

Bomun Mountain image

Bomun Mountain is around Daesadong and 11 other dongs. Its height is 457.6 m. It is located near the center of the south town of Daejeon. It is the representative park in Daejeon, which is beloved by its citizens. There are many mineral springs in the mountain. You can see many azaleas and cherry blossoms in spring and foliage in the fall. It is popular as a citizen's public health and rest place. Bomun Mountain Castle and Bomunsaji are equipped with an outdoor music hall, observatory, entertainment facility, and cable car. Citizens favor visiting the place through the 10 mountain climbing routes that includes the Shirubong passage, and to 20 mineral springs. You may see the overview of Junggu if you climb up on Jangdaeru, which is the number 9 monument of Daejeon Metropolitan City inside Bomun Mountain Castle. Besides the mountain climbing, indoor roller rink and soccer playground and other sports facilities are equipped as well as outdoor music hall, cable car, green-land, and youth plaza are usable. In Gochoksa under the Shirubong, you may see a natural stone which looks like Mireuk image.

Sajeong Park

Sajeong Park image

Sajeong Park is next to Sajeong soccer ground in Sajeongdong. There's soccer ground, roller rink, handball ground, badminton ground, fitness equipment, rest place, grass square, artificial lake, and mineral springs as a sports park which residents like to visit. This is popular place to promote friendship for families and co-workers alike during spring, summer, and fall. There are monuments for patriots on the hill of the right side of valley. The third biggest zoo in Korea was built over the small mountain hill and provides more fun. Moreover, there's a large parking lot and city bus is operated within the area.

Taemi Park

Taemi Park image

Taemi Park is located at the back side of Taemi library at Daehuengdong. It is a rest place inside the city with a maximum natural view. It is especially beautiful when cherry blossoms are in full bloom. It is a good place for families and couples to have strolls. The Cherry Blossom Festival is held every spring. It also has a children's playground and pavilion.

Daejeon O!WORLD

Daejeon O!WORLD image

Third largest in the nation, Daejeon O-World was integrated with Daejeon Zoo Land and Flower Land from May 1st, 2009 to become the greatest attraction in the heartlands of Korea including a zoo, flower garden, fun experiences, flowers, water, and light. By integrating Zoo Land, Flower Land, and Joy Land, the attraction includes 600 animals in over 130 species (lion, tiger, monkey, Korean wolf), 17 roller coasters (Flume Ride, Giant Drop, Super Viking), four-season Africa Safari [Slope width 36m x height 115.7m (adults, children)], Mountain Safari, Sculpture Park, 30ha (mountain path 5.5km/multi-purpose square, grass square, octagonal pavilion, four-season garden, a Mugunghwa garden, Rose garden, a maze, herblands, rainbow stage (Zoo Land), an outdoor performance theater, and much more.

Ppuri park

Ppuri park image

This is located in San 34 Chimsandong. It has a beautiful natural view with upperstream of Yudeung stream. It is linked to Hyo-munhwa Village, Daejeon Zoo, youth training village, and Shin Chae-ho birthplace. It is not only a total rest place but also a theme park, with the theme of respect for elders. You can see sculptures that represents family names, a deep fountain, which embodies Sashindo and 12 geographic description, water stage for various events, grass square, observatory overlooking the park, pavilion, nature observation center, mountain stroll, arbor, small fall, rose tunnel, symbol pot, water side stand, parking lot and many other facilities.

Seo-Daejeon open space

Seo-Daejeon open space image

This is located in the south area of Seo-Daejeon, Munwhadong. This is a mostly grassy place and residents usually take a walk here. It is also used for big outdoor events. There's a bird farm and outdoor music hall. This is place favored by residents. There's a department store near and it is a good place to stay in during the hot summer. There's an outdoor concert hall, bird farm, parking lot, grass square and pine tree hill. It is used for various cultural events.

Hyo-munhwa Village

Hyo-munhwa Village image

This is a relaxation welfare facility, which has the latest equipments for elderly people. Elderly people can enjoy their late life in a healthy way together with their families and friends in a beautiful natural environment.

Bow Park

Bow Park image

Bow Park is inside the Root Park is for physical and mental training. It is near the elderly welfare silver town, Hyo-munhwa village, and connected to Daejeon Zoo, Yudeung stream, and South circulatory road.