Pohang City

Pohang City is a port city on the east coast of Gyeongsangbuk-do.

Pohang City was originally a small fishing port, but it has developed into Korea’s best industrial city since POSCO (Pohang Steel Mill) was born in the early 1970s. The largest POSCO (Pohang Steel Mill) in the East and Pohang University of Science and Technology are located, and steel-related imports and exports are made a lot of steel-related imports and exports are made.

For transportation, there is Pohang Station through which the Korea Express Railway (KTX) passes, and there are Pohang Express Bus Terminal departing for Seoul and Pohang Intercity Bus Terminal traveling to Busan and Daegu. In addition, cruise ships departing from Pohang Port to Ulleungdo Island depart every day.

Pohang’s unique winter delicacy! Guryongpo Gwamegi (dried saury) and snow crab are Pohang’s specialty. Also, Homigot, located in the easternmost part of the Korean Peninsula, is famous for its sunrise spot.

Population
519,031 people (2014)

Area ())
1127.92

Major attractions.
Homigot Sunrise Park / Guryongpo Japanese House Street / Jukdo Market / POSCO Pohang Steel Mill / Bogyeongsa Temple

Specialties.
Raw fish / seafood stew / gwamegi (dried saury fish)

traffic
About 90 minutes from Busan Dongbu Intercity Bus Terminal.
Move from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station by KTX (about 48 minutes) from Dongdaegu Station to Pohang by KTX (about 35 minutes).

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