23rd ACOH 2023

Asian Congress on Occupational Health

Tour Program

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ACOH 2023 Organizing Committee welcomes you to experience and enjoy an exotic Korean culture full of unique attractions and wonders. You can make on-line tour reservations, which will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. All tours include the services of an English-speaking guide and transportation.

Important Notice

  1. If you would like to participate in the tour program, please apply when registering online.
  2. Tour programs are based on the estimated price. It is subject to change due to the local situation.
  3. Tour route and duration are subject to change due to traffic, weather conditions and other circumstances.
  4. Deadline for tour registration is September 30, 2023.
  5. If minimum number of persons is not reached, the program may be cancelled, substituted by another program with notice to participants, or proceed at an altered rate with the consent of all participants.
  6. Some seats may be available after the deadline so please come to the tour desk during the congress.
  7. Any requests for changes or cancellations should be made separately by email to the ACOH 2023 Secretariat.
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Daegu Night Tour

  • Minimum participants: 15
  • This program is supported by Daegu Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Date Thursday, November 23, 2023
  • Time 18:00-22:00
  • Itinerary EXCO(18:00) – Suseong Lake - Apsan Sunset Observatory - EXCO
  • Price USD 10
  • Amenities Interpretation, Pick-up Service (*Personal expense is not included)
  • Description
    Suseong Lake

    Suseong Lake is an artificial pond which was created in 1925. Nowadays, it is used as a waterside rest area throughout the year. You can enjoy the amusement facilities such as duck boats, vikings, bumper cars, and merry-go-rounds as well as the street performance of various artists. The Music Fountain, which was set up in September 2007, will perform at night from May to October, providing unusual attractions. In addition, many great restaurants and cafes are around the lake.

    Apsan Sunset Observatory

    Apsan Sunset Observatory, where you can see the scenery of Daegu along with the sunset, is located in Apsan Ppallaeteo Park in Nam-gu. Incorporating the history and symbolism of Apsan Ppallaeteo Park, the observatory's design embodies laundry wring. The ramp leading to the observatory is perfect for walking as you can see the panoramic view of Apsan Mountain and the surrounding landscape.

UNESCO World Heritage Tour -Gyeongju

  • Minimum participants: 20
  • DateSaturday, November 25, 2023
  • Time13:30-21:00
  • IiternaryEXCO(13:30) - Daereungwon Tomb Complex - Bulguksa Temple - Dinner - Donggung Palace & Wolji Pond - EXCO(21:00)
  • Price USD 70
  • AmenitiesTour Guide, Tour Bus, Entrance Fee, Dinner (Private Expense, Traveler Insurance are not included)
  • DescriptionGyeongju is known as "the museum without walls" because of the city’s numerous cultural properties and archaeological sites. Gyeongju embraces Buddhism, science, and vibrant ancient culture that blossomed by the artistry of the Silla people.

    The tour begins with a visit to Daereungwon Tomb Complex, which contains 23 tombs of Silla kings and nobles. Representatively, the Cheonmachong tomb (Tomb No. 155), excavated in 1973, has a wooden coffin placed in a basement made of stones and soil, which is typical of the tombs of the upper class of Silla. A total of 11,526 artifacts were excavated, including Cheonmado, which is highly regarded as the first artifact excavated from an ancient tomb in Korea.

    Next, You will visit Bulguksa Temple. The 8th century complex is considered a masterpiece of the golden age of Buddhist art in the Silla kingdom and features seven National Treasures. The beauty of the temple and artistry of stone relics make it one of the most popular attractions for both local and foreign visitors alike.

    Following dinner, the course takes you to Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond, best enjoyed after darkness. Previously used by the crown prince during the ancient Silla Dynasty in the 7th century, Donggung Palace was also used as a banquet site for special events and to receive important visitors. Lit up beautifully at night, Wolji Pond (literally meaning a pond that reflects the moon) provides the perfect backdrop for stunning photos.

Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center, Hyangchon Cultural Center

  • Only 10-15 people can participate
  • Date Thursday, November 23, 2023
  • Time 10:00 – 15:00
  • Itinerary Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Center - Hyangchon Cultural Center
  • Price 5 USD
  • Amenities Lunch, Snack, Interpretation, Pick-up Service, Admission fee (*Personal expense is not included)
  • Description
    Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center

    At Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center, you can experience hanbok, etiquette, and Korean traditional tea ceremony and food experience. You will have an opportunity to make Samgyetang, or ginseng chicken soup yourself.

    Hyangchon Cultural Center

    Hyangchon Cultural Center replicated the old looks of Hyangchon-dong, making the cultural space even more special. . You can have a chance to hear the life history of 100 residents who experienced or recalled the history of the center of Daegu. Also, you can see the real historical relics they donated to the Center.

Medical Wellness Tour, Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Museum

  • Minimum participants: 15
  • Date Friday, November 24, 2023
  • Time 14:00 – 18:00
  • Itinerary Medical Wellness Tour – Daegu Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Museum
  • Price 5 USD
  • Amenities Snack, Interpretation, Pick-up Service, Admission fee (*Personal expense is not included)
  • Description
    Medical Wellness Tour

    Medi-city Daegu provides high-quality both oriental and western medical services through state-of-art medical equipment and the best practice. You can experience K-beauty care program from skin care to scalp care. Reliable experts are ready to serve you.

    Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Museum

    Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine continues to provide an opportunity to experience the 350-year-old traditions of Oriental medicine and medicine markets through multiple exhibitions and various hands-on experience programs. The first floor houses the nation’s only wholesale market of traditional medicinal herbs.