34 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

34 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

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Gyeongju
— 10 nights
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Yeongdeok-gun
— 2 nights
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Ulleung-gun
— 2 nights
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Uljin-gun
— 2 nights
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Yeongju
— 3 nights
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Andong
— 7 nights
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Mungyeong
— 3 nights
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Gumi
— 1 night
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Goryeong-gun
— 1 night
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Gyeongsan
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Gyeongju

— 10 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gyeongju: Pohang (The National Lighthouse Museum, Homigot Sunrise Plaza, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bulguksa Temple, find something for the whole family at Gyeongju World, pause for some photo ops at Seokguram, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bomun Lake.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju trip app.

Daegu to Gyeongju is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Daegu, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Gyeongju, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yeongdeok-gun.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Yeongdeok-gun

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Juwangsan National Park. On the next day, explore the activities along Jusanji Pond, cruise along Yeongdeok BlueRoad, and then stroll around Sunrise Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yeongdeok-gun trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gyeongju to Yeongdeok-gun. In February in Yeongdeok-gun, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Ulleung-gun.

Things to do in Yeongdeok-gun

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Ulleung-gun

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): go for a walk through Haengnam Coastal Walking Path, step off the mainland to explore Ulleungdo, and then see the interesting displays at Dokdo Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ulleung-gun vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Yeongdeok-gun to Ulleung-gun with the Route module. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Uljin-gun.

Things to do in Ulleung-gun

Nature · Museums · Parks

Uljin-gun

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bul-Yeongsa and then boost your wellbeing at Deokgu Spa World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): admire the striking features of Mangyangjeong Pavilion and then Head underground at Seonglyugul.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Uljin-gun trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulleung-gun to Uljin-gun. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Yeongju.

Things to do in Uljin-gun

Historic Sites · Nature · Spas · Parks

Yeongju

— 3 nights
When in Yeongju, make a side trip to see Cheongnyangsa Temple in Bonghwa-gun, approximately Bonghwa-gun away. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Sobaeksan National Park Samga.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yeongju travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uljin-gun to Yeongju. When traveling from Uljin-gun in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yeongju, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Andong.

Things to do in Yeongju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Andong

— 7 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: Uiseong-gun (Gounsa Temple & Uiseong Garlic Museum) and Gunwi Buddha Triad Grotto (2nd Seokguram) (in Gunwi-gun). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Andong Hahoe Folk Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bongjeongsa, see the interesting displays at Hahoe Mask Museum, and wander the streets of Andong Gunja Village.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Andong online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yeongju to Andong. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mungyeong.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Mungyeong

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mungyeong: Sangju (Sangju Bicycle Museum, Nakdong National Institute of Biological Resources, &more).

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Mungyeong driving holiday planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Andong to Mungyeong with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Mungyeong when traveling from Andong in March, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Gumi.

Things to do in Mungyeong

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Gumi

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Wonju Herb Farm, walk around Geumosan Provincial Park, and then trek along Geumosan Reservoir.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gumi trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mungyeong to Gumi. Traveling from Mungyeong in March, Gumi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Goryeong-gun.

Things to do in Gumi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Goryeong-gun

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Daegaya Museum, explore the ancient world of Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site, and then trek along Daegaya Arboretum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Goryeong-gun fast, fun, and easy.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gumi to Goryeong-gun. In March, daytime highs in Goryeong-gun are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gyeongsan.

Things to do in Goryeong-gun

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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Gyeongsan

— 2 nights
Gyeongsan is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eunhaesa Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Gatbawi Rock, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seonbonsa Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Yeungnam University Love Road, explore the world behind art at Yeungnam University Museum, then explore the activities along Bangokji Reservoir, and finally get engrossed in the history at Samseonghyeon History and Culture Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gyeongsan day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goryeong-gun to Gyeongsan. In March, daytime highs in Gyeongsan are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gyeongsan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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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.