Things to do in Pohang include taking in unique and quirky sculpture and art installations, visiting Buddhist temples with spectacular views, enjoying outdoor adventures, touring museums and soaking up unique cultural experiences. The Boyongsa Temple sits on a mountainside and provides stunning views of the surrounding city and waters. It’s also just a short hike away from two towering cascading waterfalls. The rocky cape of Homigoj features a historic lighthouse with great views and a museum, as well as a unique and iconic sculpture of a gigantic hand rising from the water, called the Hand of Mutual Shake.

If art and education thrill you, the Pohang Museum of Steel Art showcases dozens of exhibits featuring examples of metalworking, from sculpture to wall art and beyond. Beaches here invite you to relax in serene surroundings and include Guryongpo Beach and Yeongildae Beach.

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