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9 Scenic Spots of Guri

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The 9 Scenic Points of Guri

Donggureung Jangja Lake Park Mt. Acha

Han River Park Guri Tower Insect Ecology Museum

Guri Farm & Fishery Wholesale Market Doldari Gopchang street Great King Gwanggaeto's Monument

Donggureung

Donggureung Donggureung

Donggureung is Korea's largest site of royal tombs from the Joseon Dynasty, including Geonwonreung of King Taejo (Yi Seong Gye) and 17 other graves of kings and Queens. It is named so meaning. "There are nine royal tombs in the east." In about 490 acres of land, thens of different species of trees, including pine trees and oak trees, form a dense forest to build an urban resort. It attracts an average of 200,000 tourists every year.

Jangja Lake Park

Jangja Lake Park Jangja Lake Park

Jangja Lake Park was created by Guri City by restoring Jangjamot in Topyeong District. In result of Guri's efforts to plant trees along the embankment with hiking trails and create an eco-friendly environment, it was selected ad " Successful Case of Natural Ecological Restoration" by the Ministry of Environment in February 2005. It is about 25 acres with a 3.6㎞-long hiking trail. its outdoor stage offers various concerts and exhibitions on weekends to attract local people for leisure life.

Mt. Acha

Mt. Acha Mt. Acha

Mt. Acha, stretching from Seoul to Guri, is a low hill about 300m above sea level. It has a moderate terrain that is good for casual hiking. It has about 20 bastions that seem to be from the Age of Three Empires. In result of excavation, it was found to be a military relic of Goguryeo and designated as a national cultural heritage in 2004.

Han River Park

Han River Park Han River Park

The flower district in Guri Han River Park offers the scent of fresh greenery with cool breeze from the river for children to learn the value of nature and adults to take a rest outside the city. The garden blooms rape flowers in May and cosmos in September, attracting picnickers from Guri and Seoul.

Guri Tower

Guri Tower Guri Tower

Guri Resource Collection Facility with Guri Tower is known as a successful case of overcoming collectivism and id visited by more than 80,000 government officials, office workers, and civilians from around the world. The chimneys of the incinerators have been converted into Korea's first observation deck and restaurant 100m above ground. There also are indoor pools, sauna, soccer field, and Futsal(mini soccer) field to accommodate the people of Guri for leisure activities.

Insect Ecology Museum

Insect Ecology Museum Insect Ecology Museum

The museum consists of a 300㎡ glass-covered greenhouse where insects can live all year and a 230㎡ Specimen Center with Auditorium. The garden grows various species of trees and flowers, offering habitats to butterflies, water beetles, beetles and other insects. The insects are coexisting with freshwater fish, aquatic plants, and insectivorous plants that also serve as the indicators of water pollution.

Guri Farm & Fishery Wholesale Market

Guri Farm & Fishery Wholesale Market

Guri Farm & Fishery Wholesale Market, where you can purchase safe farm and fishery produce in prime quality, was established in 1997 to supply fresh and safe farm and fishery produce to consumers and to compensate for endeavors of producers by stabilizing the prices of farm and fishery produce. Offering a variety of fresh food as a one-stop market, it attracts many consumers from the Metropolis.

Doldari Gopchang street

Doldari Gopchang street Doldari Gopchang street

Gopchang Street near Guri Traditional Market began to form in 1998 and has become a popular destination for epicures. Affordable prices, traditional tastes, and welcoming modern interiors attract patrons from every generation.

Great King Gwanggaeto's Monument

Great King Gwanggaeto's Monument

Grest King Gwanggaeto's Monument was established by Taewangreung in Guknae Castle in September of the 3rd year of King Jangsu, two years after the Great King passed away. It is Asia's largest four-sided stone monument that is 6.39m in height and 1.35~2m in width. The epitaph consists of 44 lines of 1,775 characters and is known as the best historical resource that tells us much about the history of Goguryeo.

 

This statue reproduced the appearance of Great King Gwanggaeto of Goguryeo who conquered a large part of East Asia. He is in his 30s and wearing the crown, holding in his right hand an egg with the engraving of three-legged crow(samjogo)which symbolizes the Sun.