Daejeon hosted two first round matches and one
second round match.
Designed to represent an inner court of a Korean traditional house, it
avoids any ostentatious decoration and expresses the power of a simple and refined
structure. Under the semi-closed roof is a capacity of 42,176.
2002 World Cup Match Reports.
Wednesday, 12th June:
South Africa vs Spain
Friday, 14th June:
Poland vs United States (3:1)
Tuesday, 18th June:
South Korea vs Italy
Daejeon City Tour
The best way to get a feel for a strange city, in a foreign country,
is to take a guided bus tour of the major sights. You'll then have an idea of where to go
to spend a little more time later.
Eight Scenic Places
Yuseong Hot Springs, Gyejok Mountain, Sikjang Mountain, Gubong
Mountain, Jangtae Mountain, Bomun Mountain, Daecheong Lake and Expo Science Park are all
worth a visit.
Mountains of Daejeon
And if the eight scenic places are not enough, you can find more
tranquility at some of the other Daejeon mountains.
Parks of Daejeon
Daejeon has some thirteen parks for visitors to enjoy some natural
3-1 Doryong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon (within Expo Science Park).
Daejeon Bus Routes:
Buses come in two colors, blue and green. The blue buses are cheaper
(600 Won) and more crowded, especially during rush hour. The green bus or costs 1,200 Won
and generally, except during rush hours, you can find a seat. If you can read Korean and
know Daejeon reasonably well, each bus has a diagram on the side outlining its route.
Unless they have route maps in time for the World Cup, the best thing to do is ask
Handles express buses to all major cities. If you like a little extra
comfort, there are deluxe buses that cost a little more than the regular fare.
Daejeon Train Station handles trains on the north-south axis -- from
Seoul to Busan. The (West) SeoDaejeon Station distributes passengers to smaller cities and
towns on the east-west axis.
Accommodation listing for places to stay in Daejeong.
Matches in Korea.
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