We recommend tourist destination that represents Busan.
We recommend tourist destination that represents Busan.
Cheong Sa Po observatory is 20m above the sea level and 72.5m long reaching straight toward the sea side. At the tip of the observatory, half moon-shaped transparent floor is installed, giving a great thrill walking on it. Looking at five stepping stones of rocks lying from the immediate front of the observatory to the off shore lighthouse, you can enjoy magnificent ocean view of Cheong Sa Po, sunrise and sunset with pristine nature.
The street of Shanghai as mini China in Busan offers great charms. You can feel the vibe of China even in the middle of Busan with modern atmosphere, exotic colors from red light, gourmet restaurant and Chinese music. If you want to get a glimpse of China while in Busan, Busan Chinatown Special Zone is a must-visit place.
Yongdusan Park, 49m high hill in downtown Busan, is one of three representative mountains of Busan. Yongdusan used to be called Songhyunsan as people could see the sea between pine trees. But, later, the mountainous area gave the image of dragons swallowing Japanese invaders and the name changed to Yongdusan.
Songdo Yeosu Maritime Cable Car located at Songdo Beach was restored in 29 years as an effort to revitalize the longstanding reputation of Songdo Beach, the first public-run beach in Korea. Busan Air Cruise offers crystal cabin whose floor is transparent from Songrim Park in the east side of the beach and Amnam Park in the west. A total of 39 cabins are available. Notably, Cable Car runs through the middle of the sea, enabling tourists to enjoy a spectacular scenery of Songdo.
Skywalk is a bridge connecting Turtle Island on the eastside of the beach to the land where some parts of bridge is transparent, making you feel like walking in the middle of the sea. Walking on the sea, you can see a bird’s eye view on Songdo Shore where boats are docked and Songdo beach all together. Songdo Cloud Walk is rising as a new landmark of beaches in Busan.
Busan Museum of Art was established as a state-of-the-art modern gallery on March 20, 1998 as part of efforts to lay the foundation for art lovers and revitalize art creation. Multiple genres of works of art exhibitions and all kinds of social education program offer various opportunity to appreciate the value of culture to citizens by promoting the concept of open museum.
Looking at wide sea from the side of Haeundae Beach and turning right side, you can see Josun Beach Hotel and cozy Haeundae Dongbaekseom Island in the back. This island used to be island, but as sedimentation has continued for a long time, the island got connected to the land. But, still, the area is called Haeundae Dongbaekseom Island, reminding us of what the landscape was like in the past.
Haeundae used to refer to Dongbaek Island in the east sea side of Haeundae-gu. Today, sea trail called Dalmaji street and hill are included. Dalmaji-gil Road is known as La Butte Montmartre of Busan, offering majestic scenery with blue sea, sand beach, camellia forest, pine tree forest and serving as the most representative landmark in the region. Dalmaji-gil Road is one of 8 must-views of Busan.
Gukje Market was the place where people could access new items through trade faster than others. Bupyeong (Kkangtong) Market is the oldest traditional market around Junggu District, receiving spotlight as night market recently. Gukje Market was home to many theaters including Joseon Kinema, a source of the cinema industry. Building upon such spirit, memorial square in honor of BIFF is placed here. Let's experience what the various concept of bustling markets looks like.
Gwangandaegyo Bridge is not a mere bridge. You can enjoy a spectacular view of boundless sea, Oryukdo Islands which is like reachable by hands, Hwangnyeongsan Mountain that surrounds Gwangan Street, cozy Gwanganli Beach, Haeundae Dongbaek Island, Dalmaji-gil Road, etc. In addition, state-of-the-art lighting system with aesthetic value gives off light fit for different date and seasons, serving as the signature of Busan.
UNMCK is the only cemetery dedicated to UN Army where fallen soldiers who gave their life for the sake of world peace and freedom were put to rest. UNMCK was established by UN Army Command Headquarters in January 1951, one year after the Korea war broke out for the purpose of burying fallen soldiers. In the same year, the Cemetery was completed and brought together the bodies of UN fallen soldiers who were provisionally buried in the city of Kaeseong, Incheon, Daejeon, Daegu, Milyang and Masan, etc.
Taejongdae Cliffed Coast is a major scenery on sea shore with wave-cut terrace, sea cliff and sea cave made from erosion. Various geological records such as round-shaped hornfels, slump structure, dike, fault line, flower bouquet structure and natural rock-inscribed painting and pebble yard make Taejongdae Cliffed Coast unique. With sea plants ecosystem course, observatory, Youngdo marine culture space are available through trail course.
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple boasts great waves, wind and breathtakingly beautiful landscape. Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is located in Sirangri seashore of Gijang, Busan where its name originated from Jeongam hwasang seeing the dream of Buddhist Goddess of Mercy rising on dragon from the sea. At the tip of the land where the mountain and the sea meet each other, Haedong Yonggungsa Temple stands like a piece of masterpiece.
Haeundae Beach is a beach that represents Busan with a wide sand beach and beautiful sea shore. For its shallow water level and gentle wave, Haeundae Beach is in the optimal shape as a beach. Haeundae Beach has Haeundae Dongbaekseom Island on its right side, which used to be island but got connected to the land due to sedimentation happening for a long time.
Gamcheon Culture Village, known as Machu Picchu of Korea, presents magnificent scenery, and its landscape goes back to tragic history of Busan. During the Korea War, refugees who took shelters at Gamcheon Village started to reclaim the hillside of mountain. In 2009, Gamcheon Village was designated as Village Art Project in which students, artists and residents put acts together for adding artistic values to the village. This project renewed Gamcheon Village as a rising tourist destination.
Jagalchi Market encompasses Nampo-dong and Chungmu-dong at Central district of Busan, serving as the markets and entertainment area. Along with nearby shindonga fish markets and dry seafood markets, Jagalchi Market is the signature market that represents Busan.