By: Asif Quadri
Terrain: City park with gentle hills.
Difficulty: 1 - Easy
Trail/Path Conditions: Paved paths, but lots of couples and children.
Things to see: Cherry blossoms, trees, a pagoda set in the lake.
Places to eat: Food stands in the park.
there: Duryu Park is accessible by Duryu Station on green line 2 or Seongdangmot on red line 1. Either way you will
still need to take a bus/cab or walk 15 mins to the actual park.
Originally posted and adapted from: http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/londone7/1/1350169228/tpod.html
Many cities have a large urban park for its city residents to stroll and
relax in. London has Hyde Park, Regents Park, and Hampstead Heath,
Toronto has High Park, and New York has Central Park. Daegu has Duryu
Park which takes up a large chunk of the south west part of the city.
I recently visited Duryu Park for the National Sports Festival as the Aquatic Events were being held there (see earlier entry http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/londone7/1/1350333441/tpod.html)
Close to the aquatics facilities was a bike rental
place with over a hundred bikes to choose from. The manager spoke some
english and was able to explain the pricing.
A regular bike costs 3000w/hr, a tandem two person bike costs 6000w/hr, while a skateboard style one costs 4000w/hr.
are many styles in each category to choose from. Sizes range from small
children's tricycles to adults sports bikes and tandem bikes.
The bike rental facility is on the
southeast corner. From Duryu Station on the Green Line you would go
south, or from Seongdangmot on the Red Line go north-east.
plan a fun afternoon with your friends, meeting up, having a leisurely
bike ride, and even a picnic while the weather is still nice. Many
families also like to come together or grandparents spending time with
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