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• Haeundae Tourist Information Center
• Geoga Bridge Busan Tourist Information Center
Free Wi-Fi Service
Free wireless Internet (WiFi) service is available at many of Busan's tourist attractions, including Haeundae and Gwangalli Beaches, through the use of laptops, smartphones, and other wireless devices. Free Wi-Fi Serivce
※ Residential areas are not included in the service areas
Haeundae 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.
. Available period : June 1st-September 30th (4 months)
. Transport: Subway line 2 to Haeundae Station (Exit 3 or 5) → 600m in the direction of Haeundae seaside
Taejongdae Resort 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.
. Transport: Subway line 1 to Nampo Station (Exit 6) → Change to bus no. 66, 88, or 101 → Alight at Taejongdae Park
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'
. Transport: Subway line 2 to Jungdong Station (Exits 5 or 7) → 500m in the direction of Mipo intersection
Mount Hwangnyeong Night Scenery
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.
. Transport: Subway line 2 to Namcheon Station (Exit 4) → Take bus no. 38 → 700m in the direction of Mount Hwangnyeong
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).
* Opening hours: 02:00-22:00
* Transport: Subway line 1 to Jagalchi Market (Exit 10) → Jagalchi 1-gil → Entrance to Jagalchi Market
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.
* Transport: Subway line 1 to Jagalchi Station (Exit 7) → Nampo intersection → BIFF Square, 300m in the direction of Gwangbok-ro
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.
* Opening hours: 09:00-20:00
* Transport: Subway line 1 to Jagalchi Market Station (Exit 7) → Nampo intersection → BIFF Square, 300m in the direction of Gwangbok-ro
World Unique Sightseeing Spots
Shinsegae Centum City Department Store
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.
* Opening hours: Weekdays 10:30-20:00, Weekends 10:30-21:00
* Transport: Subway line 2 to Centum City Station (Exit 12)
UN Memorial Park
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.
* Opening hours : May-September, 9:00-18:00 (last entry 17:30)
* Transport: Subway line 2 to Daeyeon Station (Exit 3 and 5) → 600m straight in the direction of the UN Memorial Tower 600m until you see Busan Museum on the right → 400m in the direction of the UN Memorial Cemetery
Busan Cinema Center
A place where cinema fanatics gather, the center has held special screenings of major directors and genres, introducing the public to high quality art house movies and at the same time bringing locally produced independent movies to people. The asymmetrical big tube cantilever roof with 120,000 LED lights and measuring 85m in length boasts spectacular night views
Nurimaru APEC House → UN Memorial Park → Busan Museum → Beomeosa Temple → Chungnyeolsa Temple → Dongnae Hyanggyo
Shinsegae Centum City → Busan Lotte Dapartment Store → Korea Traditional Market
Making Kimchi → Experiencing Tea Ceremony → Korean Pottery Experince → Temple Stay
Taste of Busan, Taste of Korea
- Bibimbap : a bowl of rice mixed with a variety of vegetables, meat, and egg
- Bulgogi: Traditional Korean grilled meat dish, thinly-sliced marinated beef with vegetables
- Dongnae Pajeon: pan-fried dish with leeks and abundance of fresh seafood
- Kimchi: one of the world's healthiest foods with vitamins A, B, C and lactobacilli, spicy taste & crispness