Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province, takes the form of a basin. Mungyeong City, a city near Daegu, offers excellent geological heritage such as Mungyeong Tanjeon, Dolline Wetland, and Limestone Landscape, as well as tourist attractions such as the coal museum, Mungyeong Saejae and Eunseong Mine.
Uiseong-gun also has outstanding historical and cultural resources, including fossil dinosaur footprints, geological heritage of Geumseongsan, the oldest volcanic body on the Korean Peninsula, and the National Museum of Korea.
The Bohyeonsan Observatory is located 72.54 kilometers from Daegu. It has a 1.8-meter reflective telescope and is studying the formation and evolution of stars, clusters, nebulae and galaxies.