When you plan a trip to somewhere, there is one thing as important as transportation and it is definitely ‘season’. Different places have their own charisma in a particular weather depends on the season, travelers better to be more careful when choosing a destination especially during summer. If there is no resting places where tourists can hide from the summer heat, tourists will probably unwilling to travel.
Daegu is the hottest city in Korea, so travelers are more hesitant when they travel Daegu in summer. However, there are many places and activities in Daegu to cope with the heat wave.
The first attraction is the ‘Daegu 83 Tower’ which looks very much like the Seoul Tower in Seoul. The landmark 83 Tower is where you can enjoy the whole view of Daegu at one glance, especially on the 77th floor observatory, you can experience Korea’s highest 123m-high sky jumping of all. If you are brave enough to feel the thrill from this skydive, this is how you cope with extreme hot weather in Daegu!
During one of the biggest events in Daegu, the Lantern Festival, thousands of tourists usually travel and gather under the 83 Tower to wait for the sunset to release their lanterns and pray for what they wish. And this year, unsurprisingly, the participation of more than 37,000 people attended this festival to show the event’s popularity. It was a wonderful evening, people were releasing their colorful lanterns under the 83 Tower, it was a fascinating night.
If you have got the most of 83 tower, visit The Arc which is an hour away from the Tower. Having the motifs of river, water, and nature, The Arc is especially good for visit during the summer, as it is located by Nakdong River so tourists can enjoy the breeze while walking by the river to cope with the heat.
Not only the day, The Arc is also famous for its night view, the colorful lights from the building cool off every hot summer night. In order to deal with summer, huge swimming pool is built near The Arc, so family and friends can enjoy and beat the heat.
Get up and travel to Daegu this summer to enjoy new summer experiences !
Daegu 83 Tower: 200 Duryugongwon-ro, Duryu-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
The Arc : Jukgok-ri, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu