Taejon Sights and Landmarks Guide, South Korea
The modernization of the city of Taejon did not affect the preservation of its natural resources and cultural sites. Like many South Korean cities, Taejon Sights consist of a wide range of cultural places and beautiful sceneries for tourists to explore. Add to these, the city built amusement parks that would cater not only to children but to the children at heart as well. The beautiful sceneries in the city matches that of the tourist attractions in Busan.Taejon Sights – Mountain Ranges
A number of mountain ranges are included in the list of the Eight Scenic Spots of Taejon. This only proves that Taejon mountains are worth a visit.
Gyejoksan. This mountain is included in what Taejon Tourism calls the Eight Scenic Sights because of its breathtaking picture of the sunset. Apart from this, tourists can look over the whole Taejon city from the top of Gyejoksan and marvel the city’s greatness.
Gobungsan. Seeing this mountain would be like looking at a painting rich in color and texture. Gobungsan showcases a different view for every season and all are equally stunning. This is the reason why it is included in the Eight Scenic Sights list of Taejon.Taejon Sights – Cultural Sites
Taejon cultural sites guarantee tourists a worthwhile adventure while learning of the city’s cultural heritage. It is packed with outstanding sights such as those of Seoul.
Gayang Park. This park is a blend of both the historic and the recreational Taejon Sights. Gayang Park consists of two areas namely the Uam Sajeok Park and the Central Square. Here, tourists can explore both the stunning thick forest and the Namgan Jeongsa where Uam Song Si-Yul, a Confucian scholar of the Joseon Dynasty, taught his students.
Dongchundang Park. This park is the haven of Korean National Treasure No. 209 more commonly known as Dongchundang. In 1653, Song Jun-Gil constructed the Dongchundang house, the heart of the park. This house is surrounded by colorful trees which add to the splendor of the place.Taejon Sights – Parks and Recreational Sites
Taejon’s recreational sites include amusement parks, zoos and sport centers that will surely entertain tourists visiting the places.
Namseon Park. Located in Seo-gu, this park offers an all year round sleighing hill (snow and water). Also, Namseon has a number of sports amenities.
Taejon Zooland. The second largest zoo in South Korea, Taejon Zooland has a wide array of facilities and function tourists can explore on. It has an African and Mountain Safari, an Anidom, Iris Square – complete with sculptures and fountains –Festival Zone, Telphousa Forest, and Aphrodite Sculpture Park.Taejon Sights – Museums
Museums in Taejon provide tourists with a glimpse of the rich cultural and historical heritage of the city.
Hanbat Museum. Located at Samseong-dong, Hanbat houses 6,000 learning materials. Tourists can have a look at the history of Korean education in this museum.
Museum of Taejon History. Constructed in 1991, the museum aims to educate the residents of Taejon on its history and culture. It also exhibits cultural heritage and excavation information of Taejon.
There is simply not enough space to tackle all the wonderful Taejon Sights. Every traveler will definitely enjoy this place which is closely related to the wonderful sights of Hiroshima – a city found in another Asian country, Japan.
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