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
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Mungyeong
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Yeongju
— 3 nights
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Andong
— 5 nights
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Gyeongju
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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): explore the world behind art at Yeungnam University Museum, then explore the activities along Bangokji, 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.

Things to do in Gyeongsan

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Goryeong-gun

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): get outside with Daegaya Arboretum, then delve into the distant past at Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site, and then explore the world behind art 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.

Things to do in Goryeong-gun

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Parks
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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.

Things to do in Mungyeong

Museums

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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.

Things to do in Yeongju

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Andong

— 5 nights

Capital City of Korean Spiritual Culture

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: Juwangsan National Park (in Cheongsong-gun) and Yeongdeok BlueRoad (in Yeongdeok-gun). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Hahoe Mask Museum, steep yourself in history at Dosanseowon Confucian School, wander the streets of Andong Folk Village, and take in the views from Weolyeonggyo Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Andong planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongju to Andong. When traveling from Yeongju in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Andong, with highs around 5°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Andong

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Gyeongju

— 7 nights

Museum Without Walls

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gyeongju: Pohang (Homigot Sunrise Plaza & The National Lighthouse Museum). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Gyeongju National Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, don't miss a visit to Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village, steep yourself in history at Cheonmachong Tomb, and appreciate the history behind Seokguram.

Make your Gyeongju itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Andong to Gyeongju in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Gyeongju sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Gyeongsangbuk-do travel guide

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Historic Sites · Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water
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.