What to do and see in Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea: The Best Places and Tips

April 5, 2018 Myesha Cogley

Gyeongsangbuk-do in South Korea, from Asia region, is best know for Specialty Museums. Discover best things to do in Gyeongsangbuk-do with beautiful photos and great reviews from traveller around the world here!

1. Gyeongju National Museum

186 Iljeong-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38171, South Korea +82 54-740-7500
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4.5 based on 434 reviews

Gyeongju National Museum

Reviewed By fiamma11 - Vienna, Virginia

If interested in Korean history or culture, or the Silla Kingdom, this is a fabulous museum. It is a small gem but it has a lot to offer. Not to be missed.

2. Andong Hahoe Folk Village

Hahoe-ri, Pungcheon-myeon, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea +82 54-854-3669
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4.5 based on 307 reviews

Andong Hahoe Folk Village

Reviewed By Kyle H

This is a "must see" when visiting Andong, South Korea. The village is a visit into Korea's past and lets you appreciate the simple, yet interesting, lifestyle in the interior of the country. This UNESCO site will allow you to relax while enjoying sites, food, drink, and fun! TIP: try the local apples, chicken, and soju (Korean alcohol) with their own flavors!

3. Jukdo Market

Jukdo1-dong, Buk-gu, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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4.5 based on 74 reviews

Jukdo Market

Reviewed By KeithMac - Jarrahdale, W.A.

A remarkable place filled to the brim with exotics. There are a huge variety of things on sale - from vegetable seeds to wonder fresh produce. An amazing array of seafood - both fresh and processed.
Clothes of all variety many many more things.
Well worth a visit.

4. Buseoksa Temple

345, Buseoksa-ro, Buseok-myeon, Yeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea +82 54-633-3464
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4.5 based on 39 reviews

Buseoksa Temple

Reviewed By pbuntarl - Phoenix, Arizona

It is worthwhile to climb the steps to pass the 4 gates to reach "paradise" or "heaven". This is one of the most revered landmarks in So. Korea. At the top is a beautiful temple with a golden Buddha. There are explanations in English about the history of the site and the temple. This is not an easy climb and not for the disabled in any way.

5. Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park

Mungyeong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea +82 54-571-0709
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4.5 based on 39 reviews

Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park

Reviewed By CanisHan - Guri, South Korea

C1 ( 2015.04.25 )
This park was very beautiful view, and many people walking though road. This park's road could pass big 3 old gate, and walk some trail. In the park, there was mesuem, drama set place, and some attraction. Especially, I felt good walking with smell, sight, air. Excellent park..

6. Ulleungdo

Ulleung-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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4.5 based on 29 reviews

Ulleungdo

Reviewed By Balderk - Denmark

The Island of squid and pumpkin candy is also interesting because of it's natural pristinity and great hiking.
Though tourism seems to be increasing some, we were still the only two westeners on the island.
Heaven for seafood lovers, but don't miss out on their medicinal cow meat.
Spend a couple of days on a round trip or lounge out for a week on the north coast.

7. Juwangsan National Park

333-1, Sangeui-ri, Budong-myeon, Cheongsong-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do 763-833, South Korea +82 54-873-0014
Excellent
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4.5 based on 26 reviews

Juwangsan National Park

Reviewed By 950betty - Singapore, Singapore

I must said the transportation to cheongsong is not that easy cos there are not many buses going there.We took a local bus which has no number from cheongsong bus terminal to juwangsan terminal. Bus ride about 25 to 30 min.There is a tourist information next to the bus terminal,so you can get a map of the park.We choose the shortest hiking route,which take about 2 to 21/2 hr return.The path is not difficult to walk ,no big slope or steep area to watch out,i saw many with baby stroller.young children and many grandparents enjoying walking on the path .It take about 5 to 6 hr to complete the whole hiking route.( to some may be 4hr depending how fast you go).There are many little stall and restaurant along the way to the park,so you can fill up your stomach and water before you start the hike.,there are few resting stop along the hike so you can go to the washroom or just relax on the benches.I think it will be beautiful in autumn,nevertheless it is nice to have a "slow walk" in the nature.I am not a hiker so juwangsan is a good place for people who wants to enjoy nature yet it is not too difficult to reach.

8. Geumosan Provincial Park

12, Sangga-gil, Geumosan, Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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4.5 based on 23 reviews

Geumosan Provincial Park

Reviewed By Rikus M - Daegu, South Korea

Geumosan Probincial Park is one of the most beautiful destinations I've visited in Korea. It was easily accessible from Gumi train station with a taxi (Only 4000 Won). The trails were in very good condition and the the park was clean. The views are amazing. We spent 7 hours climbing and hiking. Well worth a day-visit.

9. Bulguksa Temple

Bulguksa 385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38127, South Korea +82 54-746-9913
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4.5 based on 1 reviews

Bulguksa Temple

An impressive complex of stone pagodas and wooden shrines.

Reviewed By werner867 - Niedernhausen, Germany

Bulguksa, Haeinsa and Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul are the top three temples in South Korea. Nice Location and special atmosphere..Watch the stone construction of the main wall which makes the temple more stable against earthquakes. Women in traditional dresses spent Lotus tee for free and even gave us the two white Lotus shaped bowls for free. Touch the bronze pig and you will get rich

10. Dosanseowon Confucian School

680, Toegye-ri, Dosan-myeon, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do 760-932, South Korea +82 54-840-6599
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4.5 based on 53 reviews

Dosanseowon Confucian School

Reviewed By Hayon N - Nairobi, Kenya

Dosan seowon (seowon means college/academy for secondary education) is considered the intellectual home of Korean confucianism. The seowon consists of multiple buildings including lecture halls, dormitories and Libraries (2 for paper books, 1 for wooden printing boards) and other subsidiary buildings. It is quite beautiful to look at ; you can even sit at the lecture hall and relax/meditate. The complex appears on the back of old Korean w1000 bill and the pavilion across the river appears on the renewed w1000 bill.

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