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Cultural heritage interpreter

A cultural heriage interpreter refers to a person who helps tourists have a better understanding
of cultural heritage through kind explanation on history and culture

  • Manpower staffing by zone
    Manpower staffing by zone
    Zone Cultural Heritage and Tourist Attractions No. of Interpreters Full-time Workplace
    Total 42 places in 8 zones (8 full-time places) 47
    Uam Historic Park (7) Namganjeongsa School, Namgansa Temple, Gigukjeong Pavilion, Sammaedang Hall, Songjadaejeon Block, Gosansa Temple, Memorial Stone of Park Paeng-nyeon 5 Uam Historic Park
    Dongchundang Area (9) Dongchundang Park, Dongchundang Old House, Song Yong-eok’s House, Ssangcheongdang Old House, Songaedang Separate House, Hoedeok Hyanggyo Confucian School, Jewoldang Pavilion, Okojae Hall, Okryugak Pavilion 5 Dongchundang
    Intangible Cultural heritage Inheritance Center (1) Intangible Cultural heritage Inheritance Center 4 Intangible Cultural heritage Inheritance Center
    Midwest Area (5) Dunsan Prehistoric Site, Dosan Seowon Confucian School, Wolpyeong Sanseong Fortress, Jinjam Hyanggyo Confucian School, Naedong-ri Dolmen 5 Dunsan Prehistoric Site
    Mt. Bomunsan Area (8) Ppuri Park, Bomun Sanseong Fortress, Seated Buddha Carved on Rock Cliff, Bongsoru School, Yuhoedang House, Jeongsaeng-dong Kiln Site, Shin Chae-ho’s Birth Home, Museum of Genealogy 6 Ppuri Park
    Yuseong Area (10) Sunghyeon Seowon Confucian School, Suungyo Worship Building, Daejeon Observatory, EXPO Science Park, National Science Museum, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), Daejeon National Cemetery, Yurim Park, Yeojin Gallery of Buddhist Art 5 Sunghyeon Seowon Confucian School
    EXPO Citizens’ Square Area (1) EXPO Citizens’ Square 5 EXPO Citizens’ Square
    City Tour (1) Tour bus guide 12 Tour bus guide
  • Daejeon cultural heritage interpreters’activities

    On-duty period: February 1 – November 30 (10 months)

    • Always available for 10 months / NOT available during Seolnal (the Korean Lunar Year Holiday)
      and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Holiday)
    • Research activities during winter (2 months, December and January)
    • Tour guide services for group tourists if reservation is made in advance (work hours: 8 hours a day, 10:00 - 18:00 until 17:00 in November and February)
    • Services are given: Basically 3 times a day

      ※ 10:00, 14:00 and 16:00 (2 hours or less each)

    • If the service is requested by a group of tourists during the off-service period, a cultural heritage interpreter will be dispatched if necessary.
  • Application to be submitted to
  • Contact
    • Division of Tourism Industry of Daejeon City Hall +82-42-270-3974
    • Daejeon Tourist Information Center +82-42-861-1330
    • Daejeon Station Tourist Information Center +82-42-221-1905
    • Seo (West) Daejeon Station Tourist Information Center +82-42-523-1338
    • Daejeon Terminal Complex Information Center +82-42-633-1355
    • Daejeon O World Tourist Information Center +82-42-586-1330