Daejeon is located about 85 miles (137 kilometers) south of the national capital Seoul and 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of Busan.
To see the cultural side of Daejeon, explore one of its many fabulous museums. Among the best museums to visit here are the Geological Museum, the Currency Museum and the charming Daejeon Prehistory Museum.
Hit the trail and explore the natural reserves for which Daejeon is well known. Songni-san National Park, Deogyu-san National Park and Bomunsan Park are among the more popular of these, each with its own unique wildlife and plant life.
Escape the adult world for a few hours and take the entire family into a place of creativity and enchantment at Expo Park and Daejeon Space Observatory. Be sure to visit these two lively and exciting places, offering thrills and laughter for the young and the young of heart.
Take the family to see the Natural History Museum, if you are interested in how this area came into existence. It is a treasured museum in this region, so take the chance to examine the collection of plant and animal species that open a window into the past.
In this artistic city there are some remarkable cultural centers and museums, including the Daejeon Museum of Art, where art and history lovers can browse local collections. Admire the building and view the exhibits.
It is obvious why a trip to The National Science Museum is a must-do for those interested in the inner workings of everything they see. It is hard to find a local museum as interactive as this one, so be sure to set aside plenty of time to play and learn with the range of practical science and inventions in the collection.
Gayang Park is one of the most popular botanical parks around Daejeon. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, throw a Frisbee, or just enjoy the fresh air. This park is the perfect match for all moods and seasons.