Where to get province of Gyeongsang?

 

You can discover, the regions of Gyeongsangbuk-do et Gyeongsangnam-do, which represent the north and the south.
Discover the architecture and history of the country by visiting this province which is also known as the “museum without walls” The reason: the incredible number of historical treasures which it contains. There are numerous temples, ancient pagodas and sculpted Buddha to visit.

On the historical side, this city is the ancient capital of the Silla dynasty (57- -935 B.C.), and has the pyramid “hills” which are at the centre of monuments to the dead of which whose memory is honoured.

Andong is found in the north of the region and contains many temples which you can visit. It remains a village “which is historic”, the village Hahoe which is still inhabited and which is perfectly preserved. In the south of Andong, you have a market which is very well known throughout all of Korea: the market of medicinal plants of Daegu.

To continue your excursion, the city of Daegu is right next to Andong. There is a treasure stored within the library of a temple. You can see the tablets of thousand year old wood preserved through time.

And if you go further south to the province of Gyeongsang, you can visit the harbour port of Busan which is the second largest city in South Korea. It has 3.5 million inhabitant and covers a 767 km² surface area. For all those addicted to shopping, it has the largest shopping centre in the world. But it’s through walking in the backstreets that you will find the authentic shops and restaurants. There are footpaths all along the coast to make the most of the view before finding yourself in the famous “Jagalchi” fish market.

Make the most of your stay by taking the ferry which will take you to Jeju island The island is very prised by the Koreans because the place is heavenly. It is therefore a destination which is highly popular for the weddings of young couples.

Visit province of Gyeongsang

The medicinal plant market at Daegu is home to clinics and traditional medicine, medicinal herb shops and a market selling medicines.

 

 

The Goryeo Daejanggyeong is what the Koreans call the “Tripitaka Koreana” which is a Korean collection. It was written by Buddhist monks on 81,258 wooden tablets which are currently kept at Haein-sa.

 

 

Gyeongju is part of the cultural heritage of the kingdom of Silla, which is a historical grouping of settlements and traces the course of the Choson dynasty. It is a step back in time with Buddhist sites, fortresses, palaces and the museum which houses objects of this era. It is an important place for Korean Buddhism.

 

Take the ferry to the Island of Ulleungdo to enjoy its beaches, and a stroll to the Bongrae Falls and Yaksu Nature Park.

 

 

Hahoe is a Hanok village (traditional houses) which is inhabited by the descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan. You can admire the Nakdong River that encircles the village, the pine forests and the sandy beaches.

Busan is a port city and its famous fish market “Jagalchi”, found here on the largest Korean port, is unique in Korea. It is possible to buy fresh fish and ask the traders to cook it on the spot.

 

Take the ferry to go around the islands off Tongyeong Do not forget to visit Jeju Island.

 

For a rejuvenation treatment, Hurshimchung Hot Spring is the place, with hot baths for fitness and relaxation. This spa was created to improve the health of its customers.

 

You can enjoy the forest and the Haoemsa Temple within the natural park of Jirisan. This park borders the provinces of Gyeongsang and Jeolla.

 

The beaches of Sangju and the picturesque lanes that surround it host numerous shops and restaurants.

 

Shopping: the city has a large international shopping centre. You will find it is a unique shopping area with a wide selection of shops and plenty of entertainment.