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Yuseong Special Tourist Zone (유성 관광특구) 유성 관광특구

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Yuseong-gu, Daejeon

Daejeon is the center of state-of-the-art science and technology in Korea, where the nation’s top-tier venture enterprises, including Daedeok Special Research and Development Zone, run their business. As the representative city of science and technology for the nation, it is comparable to Silicon Valley in the United States.

Yuseong Special Tourist Zone, which is located in Daejeon Metropolitan City, has won a nationwide reputation as a tourism and resort district rich in hot springs and tourism resources. Yuseong Special Tourist Zone includes a hot springs water source that yields high quality water in copious streams; therefore, there is no need to dilute the water or raise the temperature.

With its healing effect proven, Yuseong Hot Springs has been the place for treatment and recuperation since the Three Kingdoms Period, and today, it is a travel destination for the middle-aged to get some rest. The water is supplied to the hotels and other hot springs in the zone, and there are many restaurants serving a variety of dishes. There is also a facility where visitors can take a foot bath for free. Since Gyeryongsan National Park is near Yuseong-gu District, after a long hike, it is a good idea to take the opportunity to immerse ones tired body in the hot water.

Science museums and pavilions, including Expo Science Park, around Yuseong Special Tourist Zone are popular destinations for families with children. Bordered by Gongju-si City which was the capital of Baekje during the period of Three Kingdoms, visitors can see the cultural heritage of Baekje.

* Current State of Yuseong Special Tourist Zone
1) Districts Covered: Areas around Yuseong Hot Springs and Expo Science Park (Jangdae, Guam, Gung, Eoeun, Doryong and Bongmyeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon)
2) Area: 5,858,972㎡

* Tourist Attractions
Yuseong Hot Springs, Daedeok Science Complex, Kumdori Land, Expo Science Park, Art Museum, museums, ferry tour, amusement park, etc.

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Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) <br> • For more info: +82-42-611-2126 (Korean)

・Parking Facilities : 7 parking lots are available around tourist hotels and Oncheonjang hot springs.

Available Facilities

Tourist information center, tourist hotel, ferry tour, amusement park, traditional market, tourist restaurant, etc.


120 restrooms including those at the hotels in the hot springs area, hot springs facilities, Expo Science Park and the subway stations are available.

Facilities for the Handicapped

Elevators exclusively for the disabled are available at Yuseongoncheon Station on Daejeon subway; path or parking spaces exclusively for the disabled are available at the museums and pavilions.

Interpretation Services Offered

Yuseong-gu District has posted travel information on its website in English, Chinese and Japanese.
Information centers provide multilingual tour guide and travel handbooks in English and Chinese.
Museums and hotels offer multilingual travel guides.


Yuseong-gu, Daejeon


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