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  • Haeundae Beach

    Haeundae Beach
    Haeundae Beach
    Available period : June 1st-September 30th (4 months)
    Getting there: Subway line 2 to Haeundae Station (Exit 3 or 5)
    → 600m in the direction of Haeundae seaside.

    Haeeundae boasts an ideal wide, sandy beach and shallow waters with gentle ripples. At the mention of 'Busan', 'Haeundae' is the first to spring to mind, and it surely is the city's representative spot. In particular, with the buildings and upscale hotels along the shoreline, the beach is well-known for its modern feel.

  • Nampo-dong

    Nampo-dong
    Jagalchi Market
    02:00 ~ 22:00
    Subway Line#1 (Jagalchi St. Exit 10)

    A place where freshly caught fish is bought and sold. The first floor of the building is the fish market while the second floor has a raw fish center and a dried seafood section. Fresh fish can be bought for comparatively low prices, and an economical meal can be enjoyed by buying the fish from the market and then taking it upstairs to the raw fish center where it can be prepared for just a small additional cost to cover seasonings and maeuntang(spicy fish soup).

    Nampo-dong
    Gukje Market
    09:00 ~ 20:00
    Subway Line#1 (Jagalchi St. Exit 7)

    This market is a reminder that Busan was once the largest trade city in Korea. Gukje Market is large in scale and including various foreign items, a vast array of goods are offered at bargain prices.

    Nampo-dong
    BIFF Square
    Subway Line#1 (Jagalchi St. Exit 7)

    The first Busan International Film festival in 1996 was the first of its kind in Korea. Since then BIFF has grown to become the world's most dynamic film festival and Asia's largest festival. The BIFF Square is at the center of the 4 movie theaters in Nampo-dong and is a combined entertainment space for movie-watching and shopping. It is also called 'Star Street' for its circular stage and the handprints of famous movie industry celebrities.

    Nampo-dong
    Busan Tower
    09:00 ~ 22:00
    Subway Line#1 (Nampo St. Exit 1)

    The second highest lighthouse in the world, Busan Tower was erected in 1973 at an altitude of 69m and height of 120m. It was based on the design of a lighthouse, and the top of the tower was modelled after the top of Bulguksa's Dabotap in Gyeongju. The observation deck affords spectacular views of the city, particularly at night.

  • Taejongdae Resort Park

    Nampo-dong
    Taejongdae Resort Park
    Subway Line#1 (Nampo Stn. Exit 6) → Transfer to bus No. 66, 88 or 101 → Alight at Taejongdae Park

    Taejongdae was named after the 29th king of Silla Dynasty King Taejong Muyeol (Kim Chun-chu). While traveling around the country, King Taejong had been attracted to this spot with its rugged cliffs surrounded by dense pine forests and the sea and he enjoyed shooting arrows here. Taejongdae is abundant in its cliffs, which seem as if they have been trimmed by the sea, and uniquely-formed rocks, believed to have been formed during the 4th interglacial period 120,000 years ago. The breathtaking views here enable visitors to appreciate Busan's natural history.

  • World Unique Sightseeing Spots

    Nampo-dong
    Shinsegae Centum City Department Store
    10:30 ~ 20:00
    Subway Line#2 (Centum City St. Exit 12)

    The Shinsegae Centum City Department Store is registered in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest department store. Not only does it contain clothes stores and eateries, but it is also the only place in Busan where shopping can be enjoyed along with an indoor ice rink, golf range, CGV movie theater and Spa Land which offers relaxation in the middle of the city, with views of the Suyeong River and the sea. This is a combined shopping and entertainment complex which can be enjoyed throughout the year.

    Nampo-dong
    UN Memorial Park
    09:00 ~ 17:00
    Subway Line#2 (Daeyeon St. Exit 3)

    The UN Memorial Park is the only cemetery honoring UN soldiers, commemorating the 2300 soldiers from 11 countries who sacrificed their lives during the Korean War for world peace and freedom. The park contained within has more than 600 types of trees.

  • Seomyeon

    Seomyeon
    Seomyeon
    Subway Line#1 and Line#2 (Seomyeon St.)

    Seomyeon 1-beonga, or Seomyeon First Street, is the busiest spot in lively Seomyeon. The street is equipped with shopping and other facilities. Connected to Lotte Hotel and Lotte Department Store, it is a favorite with both local and international visitors. Various stage performances are held in spring and autumn. Seomyeon's Medical Street in Busanjin-gu has country's biggest concentration of medical facilities. It contains approximately 113 medical and cosmetic clinics and facilities, allowing visitors to indulge in travel which caters to individual needs.

  • Nurimaru APEC House

    Nurimaru APEC House
    Nurimaru APEC House
    09:00-18:00
    Subway Line#2 (Dongbaek St. Exit 1)  800m in the direction of Busan Westin Chosun Hotel

    Since the APEC Summit Meeting in 2005, the Nurimaru APEC House has been the host of high quality international conferences and today the popular tourist spot still sees a daily 4000-5000 visitors. The Korean name 'nurimaru' means 'summit of the world' and the building is modelled on the traditional Korean jeongja, or pavilion. Visitors can feel the presence of the summit meeting inside the building.

  • Dalmaji Hill

    Dalmaji Hill
    Dalmaji Hill
    Subway Line#2 (Jungdong St. Exit 5 or 7) → 500m in the direction of Mipo Intersection

    Located just beyond Haeundae, Dalmaji Road is a small, serene walkway on the corner to Songjeong Beach (on the slope of Wausan, or Mount Wau) and has a treasure of beautiful cherry blossoms and pine trees. On the nights of the full moon the moon gently reflects off the sea, offering perfect views. The many modern art galleries and pretty cafes give the place its nickname of 'Culture Street’.

    Mt. Hwangnyeong Night Scenery

    Mt. Hwangnyeong Night Scenery
    Mt. Hwangnyeong Night Scenery
    Subway Line#2 (Namcheon St. Exit 4) → Transfer Bus No. 38 → 700 in the direction of Mt. Hwangnyeong

    Mount Hwangnyeong, boasting spectacular views, is a popular spot well-known for night hiking. With its amazing scenery of the city's buildings lights and the lights of the Gwangan Bridge reflecting off the waters beneath, the spot is considered a 'must-see' for visitors. The observatory located halfway up the mountain embraces Haeundae, the city and the surrounding sea in one gaze.

  • Gwangan Bridge

    Gwangan Bridge
    Gwangan Bridge
    Subway Line#2 (Gwangan Stn. Exit 3 and 5) → 700m in the direction of Gwangalli Beach

    Gwangan Bridge stretches over 7.4km and is the largest bridge over the ocean in South Korea. The bridge showcases wonderful night views and the upper part of the bridge captures the scenery of the sea and nearby cities.