Visiting Korea’s Colorful Daegu

A close up of little bowls containing different seeds and powders in a shop in Daegu, Korea.

The southeastern city of Daegu in Korea is often left off travel itineraries. But this historic capital of North Gyeongsang Province has a lot of charm.

Jeonju Hanok Village

View towards the cathedral at Jeonju, in the background the cathedral has three dome shaped spires and arched windows. In the foreground are the traditional dark tile curved roofs of the hanok houses.

The Jeonju Hanok Village in North Jeolla Province is a wonderful place to sample Korea’s traditional food, tea, paper-making and unique hanok architecture.

Andong Hahoe Folk Village

A light brown house with wooden frame and a thatched roof in a field of rows of vegetation and mountains in the background.

Andong Hahoe Folk Village is the most popular of Korea’s traditional villages. Set on a bend in the Nakdonggang river, it recently received UNESCO status.