gamcheon culture village

Gamcheon Culture Village Busans Hidden Gem

Gamcheon Culture Village

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Beautiful night view

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Every tiny corners of Gamcheon Village is decorated by cute and creative artworks, attracting a large number of tourist to visit and take photos.

Gamcheon Culture Village - Busan, Korea

Gamcheon Culture Village Credit: 4 days in busan blog.
Credit: 4 days in busan blog.
A perfect place for you to take lots of colorful photos
a food store in gamcheon
A food store in Gamcheon
Gamcheon Culture Village showing food
Gamcheon Culture Village showing food
Gamcheon Culture Village Busans Hidden Gem
Gamcheon Culture Village: Busan’s Hidden Gem
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  • Address: 203 Gamnae 2 (i) -ro, Gamcheon 2 (i) -dong, Saha-gu, Busan (Location map: 35.097471, 129.010595)
  • Transportation: Metro line number 1, stop at Toseong Station, turn right at exit 6, walk for about 3 minutes, then take bus number 2 straight to Gamcheon
  • Time spent: 3 hours

STOP #2: TAEJONGDAE PARK (태종대)

Busan Taejongdae Park Rocky Cliff. Picture: busan food tour blog.
Busan Taejongdae Park Rocky Cliff. Picture: busan food tour blog.

According to the legend, Taejongdae Park is the place where the gods rest due to the beautiful natural scenery with a series of cliffs next to the sea and vigorous green pine forests.

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Taejongdae Park rock cliffs

Taejongdae Park cruise

Taejongdae Spear
Taejongdae Spear

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Watching the horizon of Busan to the West on clear sunny days from the lighthouse, you can even see Tsushima Island of Japan.

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Tourists can go around Taejongdae Park on Danubi train

You can also visit the Busan statue of a faithful woman, holding her child and waiting for her husband to return from the sea, called Mangbuseok.

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Mangbuseok rock
  • Address: 24 Jeonmang-ro, Dongsam 2 (i) -dong, Yeongdo-gu, Busan (Map location: 35.053034, 129.087281)
  • Transportation: Metro line number 1, stop at Nampo Station, exit 6, then catch bus number 66 – 88 – 101 to the last stop (about 60 minutes)
  • Opening hours: April – October (9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.), May – September (9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.), stop accepting guests 30 minutes prior to the closing time.
  • Time spent: 3 hours

STOP #3: JAGALCHI SEAFOOD MARKET (자갈치시장)

Jagalchi market
Jagalchi market stall

Jagalchi is Korea’s largest seafood wholesale market which has an estimate of more than 30% of the country’s catches of fish products going through the market.

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Jagalchi Fish Market Photo: busan 4d3n itinerary blog.
Varied fresh seafood. Photo: busan 4d3n itinerary blog.

Jagalchi Market, Busan, South Korea

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Jagalchi Market, Busan, South Korea

Although the market specializes in seafood, it is really clean and you won’t be annoyed by the fishy smell of seafood, instead you will be able to enjoy freshly cooked seafood in the typical Busan style with an inexpensive price.

enjoy seafood at Busan Jagalchi Festival
Enjoy seafood at Busan Jagalchi Festival
Jagalchi market
Delicious seafood
Jagalchi Fish Market
Seafood hot pot is a must-try dish at Jagalchi Market

  • Map location: 35.096741, 129.030510
  • Transportation: Metro line number 1, stop at Jagalchi Station, exit 10; or Nampo Station, exit 2, walk for about 10 minutes
  • Opening hours: 5:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. (all year round)
  • Time spent: 2 hours

STOP #4: NAMPODONG NEIGHBORHOOD (남포역)

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Busan’s Nampodong is bustling no less than Seoul’s Myeongdong. Taking Gwangbok Road as the main axis, surrounding is countless shops selling from domestic to imported products, anything on earth is available here. Nampongdong is not only a favorite shopping place of the Koreans, but also an attraction in Busan that tourists must visit.

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Foto by: busan travel itinerary blog.

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Nampodong during Christmas
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Street food stall at Nampodong
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  • Transportation: Metro line 1, stop at Nampo-dong Station, exit 1, walk about 5 minutes.
  • Opening hours: 10:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
  • Time spent: 2.5 hours

STOP #5: YONGDUSAN PARK (용두산공원)

Busan Yongdusan Park
Busan Yongdusan Park

Yongdusan means “dragon head mountain” in English because the shape of the mountain is quite similar to the head of a dragon. The most prominent feature of Yongdusan Park is the Busan Tower, which is nearly 200 meters tall. It is an ideal observation deck to admire the beautiful natural scenery.

Historical picture Yongdusan Park Foto by: busan travel itinerary blog.
Foto by: busan travel itinerary blog.
Yongdusan Park in Busan
Busan Tower
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Romantic Autumn in Yongdusan Park

The park is also a paradise for lovers, a famous dating place for young men and women in Busan since it has a romantic atmosphere with a landscape covered by green trees and flowers blooming all year round.

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  • Address: Yongdusan-gil, Gwangbok-dong, Jung-gu, Busan (Location map: 35.100645, 129.032644)
  • Transportation: Metro line number 1, Nampo Station, exit 1-3-7
  • Opening hours: April – September (8:30 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.), October – March (9:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.)
  • Time spent: 1.5 hours

BUSAN 4 DAYS ITINERARY — DAY 4: LOTTE DEPARTMENT STORE – GWANGBOK BRANCH → GUKJE MARKET → GIMHAE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

STOP #1: LOTTE DEPARTMENT STORE – GWANGBOK BRANCH (롯데백화점부산광복점)

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Before going back to your country, it is a must to go around and shop for gifts, right? Lotte Gwangbok is not just a regular shopping mall, but also a favorite place to observe Busan’s nightview from above the ground as well.

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  • Address: Busan Lotte World Tower, Jungang-dong, Busan (Location map: 35.098634, 129.036836)
  • Transportation: Metro line number 1, Nampo Station, exit number 10 connecting to Lotte’s B1 floor.
  • Time spent: 3 hours

STOP #2: GUKJE MARKET (국제시장)

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If we say Busan’s Nampodong is comparable to Seoul’s Myeongdong, then Gukje is Namdaemun.

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Colorful stores. Foto by: busan travel itinerary blog.

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This is considered an ‘international’ market for selling goods of foreign origins. It is understandable because Busan is a port city and known as a place for traders to exchange imported goods in the history.

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Busan self-planned itinerary

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You can easily find a variety of items here from food to electronics. Especially, the traditional Korean dishes at the market are really delicious. You must try them before leaving Busan.

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  • Address: 25 Gukjesijang 2-gil, Gwangbok-dong, Jung-gu, Busan (Map location: 35.100802, 129.029167)
  • Transportation: Metro line number 1, stop at Jagalchi Station, exit 7, walk a little further following the street sign to arrive here.
  • Time spent: 2 hours

We hope that this 4-day-and-3-night Busan itinerary will make you feel satisfied. Remember to share your experience with Living Nomads after coming back from your exciting journey!

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