Located right in the middle of South Korea, Cheongju is the charming capital of Chungcheongbuk-do province. There are plenty of things to do in Cheongju; this relatively small city is a bustling hub of learning and innovation, supporting academic institutions like the Korean Air Force Academy and the National University of Education. The Cheongju Industrial Complex is a nexus of technological innovation, where South Korea’s biotech, aerospace and pharmaceutical sectors converge.
But there’s more to Cheongju than work and study. Here you can get back to nature by taking a refreshing stroll through the Mindongsan Arboretum; spark your imagination with a visit to the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art; wander through Yonghwasa Temple in search of ancient secrets; or travel to Suamgol Observatory and explore the cosmos. With its combination of natural beauty, traditional charm, and modern innovation, there are many reasons to visit Cheongju in South Korea.