20 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

20 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

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Gyeongsan
— 1 night
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Goryeong-gun
— 1 night
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Mungyeong
— 2 nights
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Yeongju
— 3 nights
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Andong
— 5 nights
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Gyeongju
— 7 nights
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Gyeongsan — 1 night

Gyeongsan is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Yeungnam University Museum, then explore the activities along Bangokji Reservoir, then get engrossed in the history at Samseonghyeon History and Culture Museum, and finally examine the collection at Gyeongsan Municipal Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Yeungnam University Love Road, appreciate the history behind Gatbawi Rock, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eunhaesa Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gyeongsan trip maker website.

Daegu to Gyeongsan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. January in Gyeongsan sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Goryeong-gun.
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Goryeong-gun — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Daegaya Arboretum, then delve into the distant past at Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at Daegaya Museum.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Goryeong-gun tour itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gyeongsan to Goryeong-gun. In January in Goryeong-gun, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Mungyeong.
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Mungyeong — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Old Roads and then gain insight at Mungyeongsaejae Open Set. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Nakdong National Institute of Biological Resources, examine the collection at Sangju Bicycle Museum, and then make a trip to Sangju Gyeongcheondae.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mungyeong online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Goryeong-gun to Mungyeong. Traveling from Goryeong-gun in January, things will get a bit cooler in Mungyeong: highs are around 2°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yeongju.
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Yeongju — 3 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Yeongju side-trips: Cheongnyangsa Temple (in Bonghwa-gun) and Yecheon Insect Research Institute & Ecology Center (in Yecheon-gun).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yeongju trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mungyeong to Yeongju. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Yeongju when traveling from Mungyeong in February, with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Andong.
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Andong — 5 nights

Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Andong: Yeongdeok BlueRoad (in Yeongdeok-gun) and Juwangsan National Park (in Cheongsong-gun). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Hahoe Mask Museum, stop by Andong Gunja Village, snap pictures at Weolyeonggyo Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Dosanseowon Confucian School.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Andong trip builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongju to Andong. Traveling from Yeongju in February, expect nights in Andong to be somewhat warmer, around 4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gyeongju.
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Gyeongju — 7 nights

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gyeongju: Pohang (Homigot Sunrise Plaza & The National Lighthouse Museum). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Gyeongju National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, contemplate the long history of Cheonmachong Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple, and admire the masterpieces at Art Sonje Museum.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Gyeongju trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Andong to Gyeongju in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.
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Gyeongsangbuk-do travel guide

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Tourism in Gyeongsangbuk-do focuses on the region's rich cultural heritage with exquisite structures and ancient pagodas as well as historically themed parks. The cradle of the ancient Silla Kingdom, today Gyeongsangbuk-do tells the story of the 500-year Gaya confederacy in World Heritage Sites. Meanwhile, Buddhist temples and folk villages with a long Confucian tradition showcase the region's mixed heritage, and national parks with limestone peaks and scenic waterfalls play home to herons, crape-myrtle, and zelkova trees. Other things to do while on holiday in Gyeongsangbuk-do include boat tours to a remote island or browsing through herbal medicine markets.
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