Bukcheon Citizens Park Bandshell (상주 북천시민공원) - Sangju, Korea
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 36° 25.697 E 128° 09.429
52S E 424447 N 4031783
Quick Description: This band shell overlooks the north bank of the Nakdong River in Bukcheon Citizens Park in the city of Sangju, Korea. There is no built-in seating and audience sits on the ground or temporary chairs - on both sides of the river.
Location: Gyeongsang buk do, South Korea
Date Posted: 12/12/2010 10:59:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMAACH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 3

Long Description:


상주 북천시민공원
Bukcheon Citizen's Park - Sangju, Korea

This park in the city of Sangju, Korea, sits on both sides of the Nakdong River, near the site of a historic battle with the Japanese in the 16th century. The park features themes around the city's well-known bicycle festival.

The Nakdong River has been significantly historical throughout Korea's history, and Sangju is centrally located in the valley, being a gateway route to the Han River Valley to the north and the capital city of Seoul.

Sangju has claimed fame as the bicycle capital of Korea and there are several notable sculptures in the park commemorating that fact, and the annual bicycle festival. There are walking trails along the river, and on the north side is a large amphitheater.

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Check here if the structure is enclosed or mostly enclosed on three sides (required for posting): yes

Bandshell Webpage: Not listed

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