Daejeon Tourism, South Korea

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Daejeon (Korean: [tɛdʑʌn] ) is South Korea's fifth-largest metropolis. Daejeon had a population of over 1.5 million in 2010.Located in the center of South Korea, Daejeon serves as a hub of transportation and is at the crossroads of major transport routes. The capital Seoul is about 50 minutes away by high-speed train. Daejeon is one of South Korea's administration hubs with the Daejeon Government Complex (Other administrative hubs: Seoul, Gwacheon and Sejong). The Korean administration in the 1980s decided to relocate some of its functions from Seoul, the national capital, to other cities. Currently, 12 national government offices, including Korea Customs Service, Small and Medium Business Administration, Public Procurement Service, National Statistical Office, Military Manpower Administration, Korea Forest Service, Cultural Heritage Administration, and Korean Intellectual Property Office, as well as Patent Court of Korea, are located in Daejeon. Korea Railroad Corporation, Korea Water Resources Corporation, and Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation are also headquartered in the city. Daejeon has 18 universities, including Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Chungnam National University, Hanbat National University, Hannam University, and Korea University of Science and Technology. Daejeon has earned its name as "Asia's Silicon Valley" and "high technology city".The city hosted the Taejon Expo '93 and the International Mathematical Olympiads in 2000. Several important research institutes are based in the city. Daedeok Innopolis (Daedeok Research and Development Special Zone) is composed of 28 government-funded research institutions, as well as 79 private research institutes with as many as 20,000 researchers. In addition, Daejeon established the World Technopolis Association (WTA) in 1998 with the view of realizing regional development through international cooperation with world science cities. The WTA has grown to have 67 members from 32 countries, and it actively cooperates with many international organizations including UNESCO as its official consultative body.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Daejeon in South Korea is an ideal destination for a vacation! A gripping city on its own right, Seoul also deserves a visit. Seoul, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace, The War Memorial Of Korea, Changdeokgung Palace. A holiday in Daejeon can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Daejeon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Daejeon

    Know the pollution level of Daejeon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40 (Moderate)
  • Daejeon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Daejeon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Daejeon.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.58 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.58 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.53 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57.89 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 32.89 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 34.21 (Low)
    • Attacks 35.53 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.58 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.37 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.84 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.84 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.26 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.16 (Low)
  • Living in Daejeon - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.1 (High)
    • Pollution Index 52.49 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 89.58 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.13 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Daejeon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Daejeon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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