Yeongju is a small city to the north of Andong. It is surrounded by Sobaeksan National Park and other rural attractions. The city maintains a traditional atmosphere while being friendly in nature.


Yeongju takes great pride in it's Confucian history and traditional Korean culture. As a result there are several sites and festivals commemorating this history. The town's demographic is very mixed, with a large older population it is easy to see the stark contrast between tradition and changing cultures.

Get in

By bus

From Dong Seoul buses leave every 45 minutes. The journey takes 2 hours 30 min. From Dong Daegu bus terminal buses leave regularly. The journey takes 1 hour and 30 min. From Andong intercity bus terminal buses leave very regularly. The journey takes 40 minutes.

By train

From Seoul there are several trains a day to   Yeongju Station.

Get around

From the local bus terminal buses are regular and inexpensive. Taxis are readily available and are inexpensive.



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