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Hanwha Resort Hotels & Resorts is a leading hospitality & leisure company with the highest number of condominiums and golf courses across Korea. Hanwha Resort in Gyeongju Bomun Complex (world heritage site) has 393 guestrooms as well as a wide range of subsidiary facilities including banquet halls, seminar rooms, local specialty restaurants, bicycle rentals, a hot spring sauna and a bowling alley. Guests at Hanwha Resort Gyeongju can easily make their way to Gyeongju Springdome, the resort's water park that uses natural hot spring water pumped from 750m underground, or visit nearby local attractions such as Anapji Pond, Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto to see the well-preserved traces of the ancient Silla Kingdom.


Gyeongsangbuk-do(Gyeongju-si)

Daemyung Resort Gyeongju is the fifth Daemyung Resort location in Korea. The Gyeongju location has a total of 417 guestrooms divided into two categories: Royal Suites (51 pyeong each) and Family Suites (42 pyeong each). In addition to being located in the historical city of Gyeongju, the resort has extensive facilities, the most impressive of which is Aqua World. Aqua World is an indoor and outdoor water facility that combines spa systems and treatments with water park amusements (such as an aqua play zone and wave pool). Other amenities at Daemyung Resort Gyeongju include a cafeteria, arcade, Korean restaurant, 500-seat wedding hall, and reception hall perfect for parties and company workshops.


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BomunTourist Complex is the international tourist district of Gyeongju. This tourist district is formed with Bomunho Lake at its center, located about 10km east of downtown Gyeongju. The dimensions of the area is 19.38 square km, and it is designated as a spa and special tourist district. It is a total tourist complex that opened in April 1979. At the entrance, the stream from Deokdongho Lake flows in, powering a water mill inside, and flows on to a 12m artificial waterfall.Within the Bomun Tourist Complex are facilities designed in a traditional style such as the tourist center, international conference room, golf resort, shopping mall, and a tourist hotel. It contains many amusement facilities such as a ferry port, Yukbu Village, Seonjae Art Gallery, Bomun Outdoor Performance Hall, drive-in theater, and Gyeongju World. Every year from April to January the following year, traditional Korean music (Gugak) performances are held free of charge at Bomun Outdoor Performance Hall. You can also enjoy the hot spring in the Bomun District. Along the lake is a long walkway with many cherry trees. In April the whole walkway is covered with pink petals of cherry blossoms.


Gyeongsangbuk-do(Gyeongju-si)

Bomunho Lake is a man-made lake 1,652,900m² in size. It was built on the site of an old fortress in Mount Myeonghwalsan in the east of Gyeongju in accordance with the Gyeongju Bomun Tourist Resort development plan. There are many leisure facilities and parks around the lake, including an international hotel and Gyeongju World. Bomun Lake is very popular among bikers and walkers.Unlike other cities or towns where cherry trees are only found in certain areas, Gyeongju is packed with cherry blossoms. When spring arrives, the whole cityscape turns pink with the beautiful blossoms. The combination of the stunning trees reflected in the waters of Bomunho Lake and the trees of Bulguksa Park gracefully adorning the nearby temple make for particularly stunning sights. When the light breeze blows, cherry blossoms gentle flutter down like satin snow flakes. The Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Marathon is held in April when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. 


Gyeongsangbuk-do(Gyeongju-si)

The restaurant of Pyeongyang Naengmyeon (평양냉면, cold noodles) has been around for 65 years and thus is very famous in Gyeongju. Its noodles are hand-made from starch of Korea-grown buckwheat and potato and broth is made by deeply boiling beef bones. So, noodles are chewy and broth tastes rich and clean. The restaurant offers two main dishes: Pyeongyang-style and Hamheong-style Naengmyeon. Pyeongyang Naengmyeong is buckwheat-based noodles with cold beef broth while Hamheung Naengmyeon is potato-based noodles with spicy sauce. Other dishes on the menu include Bulgogi (marinated beef), Yangnyeom Galbi (Marinated grilled beef ribs).


Gyeongsangbuk-do(Gyeongju-si)

Located in Gyeongju-si, Gyeongju Gyochon Village is a hanok village that allows visitors a look inside life of famous the Choi Clan. Visitors can see the House of the Gyeongju Choi Clan (Important Folklore Material No. 27) and try some Gyeongju Gyodong Beopju Liquor (Important Intangible Cultural Asset No. 86-3) inside the village.


Gyeongsangbuk-do(Gyeongju-si)

Opened in 1972, the Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal is located in Noseo-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk province.


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Situated in front of Andong Station, Andong Hanu Galbi boasts a 40-year history serving top-grade galbi used for its steamed dishes and doenjang-jjigae made from soybean paste from the countryside. The menu consists of spicy braised beef ribs, beef ribs marinated in soy sauce, premium beef short ribs, and premium beef short ribs marinated with garlic. Given the restaurant's location, it makes for easy transportation, and its proximity near the Andong Dam and Dosan Seowon Confucian School, is continually attracting customers and tourists.    


Gyeongsangbuk-do(Gyeongju-si)

Gyeongju National Park is a bevy of cultural preserves dating back to the Silla Kingdom. Unlike the other parks located in the area, this park is segmented into individual districts. However, admission fee covers entry to the entire park because the districts are segmented for the government administration. Because Gyeongju itself is a historic city with many important historic sites and relics, Gyeongju is divided into 7 districts, and the park is divided accordingly. The Namsan area of Gyeongju is called the Namsan District. This is where many stone Buddhist statues, stone pagodas and about 100 temples sites are found. Here you can find Poseokjeong Pavillion, which was part of the living quarters the king had prepared outside of the palace for feasts. The Namsan District contains many relics spread about the area. You might feel like you took a ride on a time machine to a Buddhist temple of the past. Another district is the Tohamsan Mountain District. Here you will find the most famous tourist sites of Gyeongju, Bulguksa Temple. Bulguksa Temple was built in 535, during the reign of King Beopheung (514~540) of the Silla Kingdom and is located at the edge of Tohamsan Mountain. In front of Daeungjeon, there is Dabo Pagoda (10.4m high) to the east and the 3-story Seokga Pagoda (8.2m) to the west. These two pagodas are known as the most artistically constructed Korean stone pagodas, domestically and internationally. On the east side of Tohamsan Mountain is Seokguram, which is called the principal Korean Buddhist statuary. Within the Daebon District, a district of Gyeongju National Park, is King Munmu’s Sujungreung. Nearby the King Munmu’s Sujungreung Tomb there is the Gameunsaji 3-Story Stone Pagoda, which was built to honor King Munmu. In downtown Gyeongju there is a palace built on a half-moon shaped hill called Banwolseong and there is also the oldest stone relic in the east, called Cheomseongdae Observatory (9.2m high). Cheomseongdae Observatory was built and used as an astronomical observatory during the reign of Queen Seon-Deok (reigned 632~647). Between Cheomseongdae and Wolseong is the Gyerim Forest, where Kim Al-Ji (65~?), the progenitor of the Kim family, was born. The name Gyerim was also once used as the country name of Silla. Half a kilometer west of Cheomseongdae is Hwangnamdong where Jeonmachong is located. Anapji Pond, which was built to serve noble guests and where feasts were held, is also located in downtown Gyeongju. Gyeongju National Museum is located in Inwang-dong, Gyeongju, where the relics from 1,000 years of the Silla Kingdom are preserved.


Gyeongsangbuk-do(Gyeongju-si)

Large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex (Cheonmachong Tomb). There are twenty-three large tombs located here; the most famous being Cheonmachong and Hwangnamdaechong.In an excavation of the area in the 1970s, Cheonmachong was discovered with a painting of a mounted horse. This painting is the only discovered painting from the Silla era. You can also view the inside of Cheonmachong. There are 11,526 remains and royal crowns inside the tomb, demonstrating the lavish lifestyle of the king. Another tourist attraction is Hwangnamdaechong, the largest ancient tomb. It houses the bodies of both the king and queen and has over 30 thousand relics and gold accessories.The unique thing about Hwangnamdaechong is that the queen's tomb has more luxurious accessories. Researchers have concluded that even the queen can have a high social position before marriage. You can feel the ancient culture of Korea 1,500 years ago when visiting these tombs.