Weolyeonggyo Bridge


The longest pedestrian-only bridge in South Korea, this 387m-long partly wooden bridge spanning the Nakdong River is a good-looking crossing point to the Andong Folklore Museum on the far side of the water. The name means ‘Moonlight Bridge'; a pavilion can be found along its length for admiring the views.

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Nearby Gyeongsangbuk-do attractions

1. Andong Folk Village

0.18 MILES

On a hillside east of town and on the far side of Weolyeonggyo Bridge, Andong Folk Village is a repository for traditional homes moved to prevent them…

2. Andong Folklore Museum

0.37 MILES

Near the Andong Folk Village, this museum offers clear displays of Korea’s folk traditions from birth through to death.

3. Seven-Storey Brick Pagoda

1.06 MILES

Just east of town along the railway line, you will come to this beauty – the oldest and largest brick pagoda in Korea. At almost 17m in height, the pagoda…

4. Decorative Gate

1.88 MILES

When you see this small landmark gate, your tummy will know you're at Andong's Food St (Eumsigui-gil).

5. Five-Storey Brick Pagoda

1.91 MILES

Hidden away in a small plot, next to a car park near the train station, is this brick Buddhist pagoda dating to the unified Silla period. It's a most…

6. Kyobo Building

1.96 MILES

A tall block of stores and offices that is often referred to as a landmark in Andong, just east of the vast Homeplus store that dominates the skyline.

7. Soju Museum

3.45 MILES

The heady 45% soju (local vodka) of Andong may not be to your taste, but its significance has been preserved with its designation as an intangible…

8. Jebiwon Seokbul

3.59 MILES

The body and robes of this Buddha are carved on a boulder over 12m high – on top of which are the head and hair, carved out of two separate pieces of rock…