The venue for the 2005 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC Naru Park features the glass, mushroom-shaped modernistic Nurimaru APEC House, a three-story conference hall now turned into a memorial center. Set on the shore of the Korea Strait on Dongbaekseom Island, the park overlooks the sea and has abundant natural greenery.
Bosu-dong Book Street has a unique background. It was formed after the independence of Korea (August 15) as a residential area in the empty place where the previous Gukje Market was demolished. People started selling the books Japanese left behind, and later on, when it became a private area, book sellers moved to the current place to sell their books.
A night market opens from 19:30-24:00 at the public parking lot and at Arcade 2 of the market . Along the 110m-long street market are 11 kiosks selling Korean food, 6 kiosks selling international food such as Japanese and Filipino foods, and 13 vendors selling clothes and accessories.
Coordinates: 35°10′00″N 129°3′24″E / 35.16667°N 129.05667°E / 35.16667; 129.05667 Busan Citizens Park (formerly Camp Hialeah) is a former Imperial Japanese Army base and United States Army camp located in the Busanjin District of the city of Busan, South Korea.
The wide array of relics ranges from the Prehistoric Age to the modern period. The Outdoor Exhibition Hall is home to precious pagodas, Buddhist statues, and monuments. There are over 6,000 items from excavations in Busan and the Gyeongnam area in addition to items that have been purchased, donated, and collected.
Located in U-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan Museum of Art is a main cultural attraction along with Busan Cultural Center, Busan Citizens’ Hall, and Busan Museum. Opened in 1998, this spacious museum with five floors offers exhibition halls, archives, educational rooms, and an outdoor sculpture park.
The Shinsegae Centum City Department Store is registered in the Guinness World Records as the largest shopping complex in the world. The department store has a countless number of items all under one roof. Visitors can also enjoy numerous entertainment options in the complex.
Daritdol Observatory opened August 17 at Cheongsapo in Haeundae, Busan. The observatory stretches out over the ocean for a thrilling skywalk that is also perfect for taking in the sunrise and sunset along the coast. Daritdol Observatory is located at the halfway-point between Mipo Port in Haeundae and Songjeong along the closed Donghaenambu train line.
The Busan Christmas Tree Festival, Busan's annual winter event, will be held in the Gwangbok-ro area of Jung District in Busan starting this week and running until early next year. The street, stretching 1.16 kilometers, will be divided into a “Christmas is the best gift” section, a “Healing Road” section and a “Blessings of Angels” section.
Chungnyeolsa went through more remodeling and restoration thereafter, and is currently composed of 16 buildings including the main hall in a total area of 93,448㎡. Approximately 92 memorial tablets are enshrined in memory of those who died bravely and patriotically in Busan region, fighting against the Japanese troops.
Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams is located at the plaza of Dadaepo Beach. The music fountain, the first of its kind in Busan, shoots water up to 55 m above the ground and displays a choreographed show of water dancing along with the background music.
Daejeo Ecological Park is located along the riverbanks of Nakdonggang River next to Gimhae Airport. The park is a habitat for migratory birds, designated Natural Memorial No. 179. The park is made up of various marshs and waterways, flowers and grasses, and exercise facilities. The exercise ...
If you are from Busan, this course is the path you walked only during your childhood. Dongnaeeupseong is an unchangeable picnic and field trip place for students in Busan. ‘Dongnaeeupseong’ is the place you can see even in your history text book, and there are so many resources reserved and managed by the city.
Gamcheon Culture Villiage is formed by houses built in staircase-fashion on the foothills of a coastal mountain, earning this village the nickname of "Machu Picchu of Busan." The many alleys cutting through this community are vibrantly decorated with murals and sculptures created by the residents.
There are 14 mineral springs in Geumjeongsan Mountain. The springs are used by hikers and serve as a water source for people living nearby. With 2,300 types of trees and 600 or so types of animals, the mountain is a habitat for wild life. Nearby, there are various tourist sites, such as Dongnae Spa, Geumgang Gongwon Park, Beomeosa Temple, Gukcheongsa Temple, Geumjeongsanseong Fortress, and Sanseong Maeul Village.
Geumjeongsanseong Fortress (금정산성) is located on the peak of Mt. Geumjeongsan (801.5m) in Busan. Its original name was Dongrae Mountain Fortress, but it was changed because of its location. Its length is 17,377m, and 1.5m~3m high; it is the largest fortress in Korea.
With 25 years of theme park know how, the Lotte Group has opened the largest water park in Korea. The Gimhae Lotte Water Park is “Polynesian” themed and its styled surroundings and water rides are sure to leave visitors with lasting memories.
Following the Korean War, refugees who fled to Busan set up stalls in order to make a living, and this was the beginning of the Gukje Market (gukje meaning "international" in Korean). The Gukje Market is one of Korea’s largest markets; each alleyway is crowded with stalls, and it connects to Bupyeong Market, Kkangtong Market, and other smaller markets.
Gwangalli Beach is 1.4km long, 25~110m wide, and is famous for its fine sand. The area has undergone a water cleaning program, and as a result, the water of the beach is pristine, drawing many young tourists. In addition to the beachfront, the Gwangalli area is filled with romantic restaurants and ...
Haeundae Beach is the most famous beach in Busan. The white sand beach is roughly 1.5km long, over a 30~50m wide area, creating a beautiful coastline before a shallow bay, making Haeundae Beach perfect for swimming. People flock to Haeundae Beach every summer.
1) A LONGER WALK TO IGIDAE: From Namcheon metro, get off at exit 3 and take your first left. Walk down till the road dead-ends, turn right, and then turn left onto the busy road. Continue past the big intersection at Mega Mart, and continue for a while till you get to Igidae.
Oryukdo Island is off the southern coast of Busan, and depending on the day and the tide, may appear to be five islands or six islands, hence its name ('o' meaning five and 'yuk' meaning six in Korean). Designated a monument of Busan, Oryukdo Island is a rock island that can be said to be made purely of stones.
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Samnak Ecology Park is the largest of the four riverside parks located along the banks of Nakdonggang River. Located within the Nakdonggang Estuary Eco-park's Migratory Bird Habitat (Natural Heritage No. 179), the park is equipped with a marsh, bird feeding site, grassy fields, wildflower field, biking & walking paths, auto-camping site, water leisure town, and more aminities.
The Busan Aquarium contains over 250 different species of fish, algae, reptiles, and amphibians for total of over 10,000. This state-of-the-art facility is one of Korea’s top aquariums. The aquarium covers an area of 36,000 m 2 and is spread over 3 underground levels with different sections divided into special themes.
Songdo Skywalk is a shoart trail over Songdo Beach, Korea’s first official beach located in the western Busan. While most of the “Skywalk” trails in Korea are straight shaped, Songdo Skywalk has a curved shape similar to d dragon. From the 365-meter-long Songdo Skywalk over the blue ocean, you can Read more […]
The UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea honors UN soldiers from 16 countries and UN aids from five countries that were killed in battle during the Korean War from 1950-1953. This serene park spreads across a grassy plain area of 135,000 square meters.