Seoul, the national capital, is located 110 miles (177 kilometers) north of Gunsan, while Busan lies 140 miles (225 kilometers) to the east.
There’s no excuse not to work on your average when in Gunsan; visit Gunsan Country Club, home to the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouse in the area. Grab your chequered pants and clubs and tee off, then end the day in the clubhouse bar sharing a few drinks with golf-obsessed locals.
Get your family on board to check out the Jinpo Maritime Theme Park, the premier maritime museum in the area. It's one of the more fascinating museums in the city, so set aside an afternoon to examine fine examples of artifacts from the region’s seafaring history.
An iconic religious building, among the most popular of the many heritage sites in the city, is the Dongguksa Temple. Appreciate the atmosphere of this captivating building, learn about its past and find out why it is such a popular destination for tourists and Gunsan locals alike.