The excavators hypothesize that the fortified site was a permanent military encampment or barracks.
During the Joseon Dynasty period, the city was the capital of Gyeongsang-do which was one of the traditional eight provinces of the country.
Daegu served as an important transportation center during the Joseon Dynasty.
She stands in the mid part of the Great Yeongnam Road which ran between Seoul and Busan.
Daegu was the host city of the 22nd World Energy Congress of 2013, the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and the 2003 Summer Universiade. In fact, some of the earliest evidence of Mumun settlement in Gyeongsangdo have been excavated from Siji-dong and Seobyeon-dong.
Archaeological investigations in the Greater Daegu area have revealed a large number of settlements and burials of the prehistoric Mumun Pottery Period (c. The Dongcheon-dong site dates back to the Middle Mumun (c. C.) and contains the remains of many prehistoric pit-houses and agricultural fields.