A bustling city of over 200,000 people, it consists of a huge primarily industrial district to the Southeast and a smaller residential and commercial district to the Northwest. The two areas are separated by the expressway.


Getting thereEdit

By airEdit

Nearest airport is in Daegu

By railEdit

Train runs right through here. A huge new train station being built (as of 2005) downtown.

By busEdit

A transportation hub for the region. Buses often stop here rather than in Daegu. From here you can get buses to several of the Daegu bus terminals.

By carEdit

Right along the main expressway between Seoul and Pusan.

Municipal transitEdit



Public marketsEdit

Go out of the train station and turn left. The shijang is across the main street a couple blocks on. It's big and with quite a few restaurants.

Department Stores/SupermarketsEdit

E-Mart is down across the freeway in the industrial side of town. Seems to be a new Lotte Mart being installed in the same area.

Book StoresEdit

Dining and EntertainmentEdit

Korean food in GumiEdit

Snack style bar-Edit

Purette is same floor where you buy train ticket opposite side of passage way, they have waffle sandwich , bagle sandwich and croissant sandwich with coffee, teas, gelato. I recommend you waffel sadwich. Before I take train I alway have one and it is tasty.

Pub-style barsEdit

Fast Food and NoodlesEdit

You can get "Potato Avenue" candied sweet potatos on the street where everyone hangs out, a block north of the main street. Another brand of the same is sold in the train station.


Tourist bureausEdit

Public bathsEdit

Nokwon Motel on the main street has a women's-only sauna.

Gumi Tourist Hotel has a men's-only sauna.

Hwangguk Oncheon has baths a bit fancier than usual - Cost is 4500 for bathing or 7000 for jjimjilbang (stay overnight). There's also a gym adjacent to it which costs 80,000 won monthly for men, 70,000 won monthly for women.

Hanyang mokyoktang is near the Hwangguk Oncheon.


Auto ServiceEdit

Hair StylingEdit

Tailoring and Dry CleaningEdit

Veterinary ServicesEdit

Travel AgenciesEdit


Electrical ServiceEdit


Internet CoverageEdit

Mobile Phone CoverageEdit

Natural Gas ServiceEdit

Fuel Oil ServiceEdit

Liquid Propane ServiceEdit


Waste Separation RulesEdit

Waste Pickup ScheduleEdit

Local AttractionsEdit

Specialty Products and FestivalsEdit



Points of interestEdit

Park Chung Hee's birthplace is nearby.



In Hwangguk Oncheon there's a gym which is 80,000 won monthly for men, 70,000 for women.

Outdoor ActivitiesEdit


Geumo-san Provincial Park - on west side of town. Cable car, temple, hiking trails, lake (rent duck boats) picnic grounds, tourist village.

Admission is 600 won per adult.

Cable car is 4500 won round-trip for adults, 3000 won one-way. (There's a trail leading back down.)

--Skookum 17:32, 16 Oct 2005 (UTC)

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External linksEdit

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