Gyeongju-si

Local bread, rail trips, and historic sites.

4.4
out of 5

Gyeongju-si is a sleeper. Practically unknown outside of South Korea and underappreciated at home, the city is surprisingly majestic. The main square is among the countryโ€™s nicest, surrounded by historic buildings and blessed with a Unesco-protected trinity column. The evocative central streets are dotted with beautiful churches, testament to the cityโ€™s long history as a bastion of the Buddhist church. Explore the foundations of ancient Gyeongju-si at the must-see Gyeongju National Museum, then head for one of the cityโ€™s many pubs or microbreweries, fuelled by the thousands of students who attend university here. Donโ€™t forget to try the seafood, especially the squid, Gyeongsang-do-eobok, reputedly the tastiest in the country.

Average temperatures during the day in Gyeongju-si.
June
21ยฐ
Jul
24ยฐ
Aug
26ยฐ
Sep
21ยฐ
Oct
16ยฐ
Nov
9ยฐ
Dec
3ยฐ
Jan
1ยฐ
Feb
2ยฐ
Mar
7ยฐ
Apr
13ยฐ
May
17ยฐ

What people say about Gyeongju-si

4.4
People
4
Food
4
Spaces
5
Value
4
Safety
4

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