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· Baekje Historical Sites (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage) : This cultural site showcases the remains of three capital cities (Gongju, Buyeo, and Iksan) of the Baekje Kingdom (18 BCE to 660 CE)
· Gyeongju Historic Sites (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage) : This area is a remarkable concentration of spectacular Korean Buddhist art in the form of sculptures, reliefs, pagodas, and the remains of temples and palaces of the Silla Dynasty that lasted almost 1,000 years (57 BCE – 935 CE).
· Lake Daecheong represents a clear lake in harmony with its surrounding mountain. The driving course along the lake is perfect for taking in a beautiful lakeside view of the area.
· Donghaksa Temple is the first and the oldest existing academic institute for female monks. Home to about 150 monks who study and practice Buddhism, the temple is the most visited spot on all of Gyeryongsan Mountain due to its history and convenient location and visitor facilities. In the spring, many visitors come to the temple to see the cherry blossom tunnel, a 3km pathway from Bakjeongja three-way intersection to the Donghaksa Temple.
· Hanbat Arboretum is an artificial arboretum that is located in the city’s downtown area. It is a great place with green in the city, a place for resting. The west part of the arboretum is comprised of 15 themed arboretums including the garden of senses, the westland garden and wild life garden; the east part is comprised of 19 themed arboretums including the magnolia garden, the herb garden, the rock garden and the fruit tree garden.
· Geumsan is famous for ginseng since late Goryeo Dynasty and nowaday it also has one of the biggest market of ginseng and medicinal herbs in Korea. It produces more than 80% of ginseng distributed across South Korea.
· Yuseong is famous for hot springs. According to legends, wounded soldiers of Baekje Dynasty were healed after taking a bath here. Many kings and presidents including the first King of Josun Dynasty, Lee Seongge stayed here for their vacation.