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Bomun Lake

Sinpyeong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Ranked #13 of 50 Attractions in Gyeongju
Type: Bodies of Water
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uk
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A large artificial lake surrounded by five star large hotels, starbucks and swan boats on the lake. Nothing wrong with that but not my thing!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This place was really good fun, sat and ate good food in one of the many restaurants dotted around, but the MAJOR attraction were the swanboats. Super fun!

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Kajang , Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It is a nice lake and especially during the morning. You may come here for a jog if you like, or have a breakfast here looking at the lake and enjoy the scenery. Chairs are available, just get the best spot you like and snap a lot of picture as you wish.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It is so difficult to rate Bomun Lake as we spent just half an hour here on a mid-afternoon walk, upon our arrival in Gyeongju. So this review is about practical tips. All our guidebooks advice that Bomun Lake is where you stay if you would like a bit of luxury. I would agree, because our own experience of a... More

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Miami, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This is a nice lake, mainly a resort area dotted with hotels. We stayed at the Commodore. We went in winter so we missed all the beautiful fall colors. it makes for a really nice walk. There's an amusement park also which kids will love and you can take swanboat rides on the lake. Some have commented that this is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This was my second visit to bomun lake,the first time was last year april,however it was raining quite heavily and i did not get to see the place.This trip after visiting anapji pond i took bus 700 opposite the main entrance of the pond,it took about 15 to 20 min bus ride ,bus fare about 1200 won.It started raining after... More

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Gyeongju, South Korea
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Boman lake is not natural so i wanted to get that out in the open from the begining.. If you choose to go there in the spring is packed with guests to see the cherry blossoms that surround the whole lake, really beautiful but i cant fight the crowds.. If i want to see the blossoms i go late at... More

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Canada
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Lake is lovely, artificially created. Nice walkways and public gardens around. There is children complexes around. Looks like a favorite family vacation destination...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

We chose to stay in a hotel beside this lake. A perfectly lovely view from the hotel room. On the lake - little swan- shaped pedal boats you can hire. Quaint!

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london
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Good public bus connection....no 10, 11, 700...krw 1500 per single journey.hotels and theme parks dotted around but that's about it...

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