Come here, you can climb up to the park to admire the scenery, cruise along the coast or take the Danubi Train to go to the 5 most beautiful places in the park (train tickets only 2.000 won ( $16.77) for adults).
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Taejongdae Resort Park
Address: 24, Jeonmang-ro, Yeongdo-gu, Busan
Getting there: From Busan Station, take the Bus No. 88 or 101 and get off at Taejongdae Cliff Bus Stop.
Busan Korea points of interest: Haedong Yonggungsa
Haedong Yonggungsa was built in 1376 with the original name of Bomun and is the oldest temple in Korea. The temple was built next to the coast, in a very unique position. The interesting thing when coming here is to experience the feeling of stopping in the middle of the 108-step ladder steps with stone lanterns set along it to enjoy the soothing sounds of the waves and watching the splendid scenery as the sun rises.
Around the temple there are many different statues, famous sculptures and a stone temple. In addition, there are also four lion statues representing joy, anger, sadness and happiness. On the alpine area is the statue of Guan Yin Bodhisattva, facing the sea as if listening to people’s wishes. This is a place where Koreans and tourists come to pray for fame, career, children and peace.
Built in 1376 in the Goryeo era thanks to the thunder dream of King Uwang. Thanks to King Uwang’s dream of meeting the Dragon King, the temple was named Haedong Yonggungsa. The sacred temple with beautiful architecture is also an ideal destination for those who want a beautiful album with traditional hanbok costume.
Address: 86 Yonggung-gil, Gijang-eup, Gijang, Busan, South Korea
Phone: +82 51-722-7744
Hours: noon – late
Getting there: Take the subway to Haeundae station, exit 7. Then catch the bus No. 181 and get off at Yonggungsa Temple Bus Stop. From the bus stop walk for 20 minutues until reach the temple.
Best places to visit in Busan: SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium
Located right at the entrance to Haneundae beach, the Busan Aquarium is like a giant aquarium with more than 35,000 creatures from fish, algae, and reptiles, especially otters and penguins. Coming to the Busan Aquarium, you will feel like you are lost in the immense ocean world, admire all the sea creatures through the vast ocean, immersed in the deep blue of the sea as if experiencing the true footage in the deep ocean.
In addition to taking photos for virtual living, there are many activities worth checking out such as watching people and fish performances, watching feeding shark show, watching giant rays, sitting on transparent boats …
80m long tunnel, the aquarium has a total area of up to 36,000 m2 including 3 basements and many features as an outdoor park. At the top are souvenir stalls and restaurants.
SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium
Address: 266 Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Jung-dong, Haeundae, Busan, South Korea
Hours: 10AM–7PM / Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9AM–9PM
Phone: +82 51-740-1700
Admission: Adults 29,000 won ($24.31) / Children 23,000 won ($19.28)
Getting there: Take the subway to Haeundae Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 5. Then walk 600 meters towards Haeundae Beach.
Must visit place Busan: Nurimaru APEC House
The APEC Nurimaru house is located on the west side of Haeundae beach. With an area of 19,000 m2, with 3 floors, the APEC building is a perfect combination of traditional architecture with modern technology. The building resembles a traditional Korean hall, the dome is supported by 12 pillars made of corrosion-resistant material, the surface is made entirely of tempered glass creating a airy space. On the 3rd floor, you will see Kim Gyu-Jang’s 6.6m long pearl mosaic painting featuring 12 longevity symbols: cloud, sun, water, mountain, stone, deer, turtle, crane, pine, fairy peach, bamboo and ivy.
Located on Dongbaek Island, the APEC house becomes more and more attractive by the rocky beaches connecting the blue ocean and the building to explore the magical tidal holes, the trail through the forest and across the long cable-stayed bridge on the waves below. Surely, the APEC building will make an unforgettable impression in your heart.
Nurimaru APEC House
Address: 116 Dongbaek-ro, U 1(il)-dong, Haeundae, Busan, South Korea
Phone: +82 51-743-1974
Hours: 9AM – 6PM / Closed: First Monday of every month
Getting there: Take the subway to Dongbaek Station (Busan Subway Line 2). Then take the bus No. 302 or 307 and get off at the opposite of Grand Hotel Bus Stop.
Best places to go in Busan: Dalmaji Moonlight Road
Dalmaji Road run along the coast from Haeundae to Songjeong, is considered the cultural street of the people of Busan. At night, especially on full moon nights, the light of the moon shines on the road from Dongbaekseom Island to Haeundae Beach, mingling with the romantic atmosphere of cherry blossom trees on both sides of the road, creating the Interesting memorable experience. This place is also an ideal dating place for couples.
Address: 190, Dalmaji-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Getting there: From Busan Station, take the Local Bus No. 139 or 140 / Express Bus No. 239 or 240 and get off at Mido Apartment Bus Stop. Then walk for about 10-15 min.
The skywalk on Oryukdo Island is located on the west coast of Yongho-dong, is a road made of iron and glass suspended right above the sea. Walking on the glass road is an extremely interesting experience when coming here, the feeling of watching the sea right below your feet on the height of “floating” will surely bring you many levels of emotions hard to describe. In addition, from this suspension road, you can see the port of Cheongsapo in Haeundae and Dongbaekseom Island.
To see the beautiful sea in Busan, it is impossible not to mention Oryukdo Island. The scenery on Oryukdo Island is peaceful, gentle and beautiful no less than Jeju Island. Especially since 2012, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism decided to build an aerial walkway so that visitors can see the scenery of Oryukdo Island from above. If you visit the observatory on Oryukdo Island in the evening, you will be watching the city of Busan lights up.
Address: 137 Oryuk-doro, Yongho-dong, Nam-gu, Busan, South Korea
Phone: +82 51-607-6395
Getting there: Take the subway from Busan Station (Busan Subway Line 1), Exit 10. Then take the bus No. 27 near Exit 10. Then get off at Oryukdo SK View Humun (Backgate) Bus Stop. (25 stops).
Where to go in Busan? Shinsegae Centum City
Shinsegae Centum City is a famous shopping mall around the world, located in Haeundae district. In addition to the famous and diverse fashion brands displayed on 9 floors of the mall, Shinsegae Centum also integrates with spa, golf course, skating rink and Aqualand water park. This is the ideal place for anyone who comes to Busan, South Korea.
With a total area of up to 510,000 m2, Shinsegae Centum is one of the largest shopping centers in the world including a 14-storey skyscraper of which 8 floors is a restaurant, gym, parking lot, golf course. .. Shinsegae is invested up to 1.9 billion USD to build, floor area of nearly 294,000 m2.
Shinsegae Centum City Department Store
Address: 35 Centumnam-daero, U-dong, Haeundae, Busan, South Korea
Phone: +82 1588-1234
Getting there: Take the subway to Centum City Station (Busan Subway Line 2)
Red bridge at Songdo beach
Although most tourists often follow the west side of the Songdo Beach to enjoy the view on the suspension bridge. But few people know, near Songdo beach there is an ideal check-in place just a few minutes walk away. It is a red bridge across to the Amnam park. Because few people know it, you can comfortably to pose here without fear of the crowd breaking your photos. If you have already been to Songdo beach, do not miss the opportunity to take the cable car to admire the majestic mountains and blue seascape in Songdo.
Gwangbok-dong Cultural & Fashion Street
With a population of about 4 million, Busan is the second largest city in Korea. Coming here, visitors can not help but walk around a clean, cool walking street full of fashion shops of big brands in the world. This route is designed with many small scenes, decorated with flowers stretching from the beginning to the end of the street, quite eye-catching.
Address: Gwangbok-dong, Jung-gu, Busan
Getting there: Take the subway to Nampo Station (Busan Subway Line 1), Exit 1
Busan Cinema Center
The Busan Cinema Center is the official venue for the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) – one of the most famous film events in Asia and a symbol of its own city. The center is the largest roof in the world (2.6 times bigger than a football field) with 42,600 LEDs. The Cinema Center consists of 3 buildings: Cine Mountain, Biff Hill, and Double Cone. There are 3 movie theaters and an performing arts stage called “Haneulyeon”, featuring the best performance in the world.
Busan Cinema Center
Address: 120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Hours: 10AM – 5PM / Closed: Weekends and holidays
Getting there: Take the subway to Centum City (BEXCO) Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 6 or 12. Walk for 12 minutes. Or take the bus No. 139 and get off at Cinema Center Bus Stop.
Best places to visit in Busan: Jagalchi Fish Market
Jagalchi Fish Market has also been put into tourism operation by South Korea for many years. This is the largest fish market in the land of Kimchi, built in 1963 and is a place to supply huge seafood to Busan and other nearby cities. Although there are many other fish markets, Jagalchi is the most popular wholesale market.
Address: 52 Jagalchihaean-ro, Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
Phone: +82 51-713-8000
Hours: 5AM-10PM / Closed: First and third Tuesday of every month
Getting there: Take the subway to Jagalchi Station (Busan subway line 1), Exit 10.
As the second largest city in Korea, Busan with the beauty of a harmonious combination between modernity and the poetic, rustic and ancient beauty. If you are planning a trip to Busan, surely these 15 famous tourist attractions above will be the great suggestion for your exciting Busan discovery itinerary.
Some best day tours, trips, activities and transfer services, tickets in, to and from Busan you can refer to
- Private Gimhae Airport Transfers (PUS) for Busan
- Exploring Busan Full Day Tour
- Busan East Coast Cultural Day Tour
- East Busan Exploration
- Gimhae Nakdong River Railbike, BIFF Square, Wine Cave, and Gamcheon Culture Village Day Tour
- Exploring Busan Full Day Tour
- BUTI Busan City Tour One Day Bus Pass
- Busan City Jumbo Tour Bus Pass
- [Klook Exclusive] Busan SEA LIFE Aquarium Skip-the-Line Admission Ticket with Souvenir Photo
- Busan Tower Ticket
- [Special Promo] Train to Busan Horror House Combo Admission Ticket
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