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Things To Do In Busan South Korea

Posted on 22 November 2012 | 8:17 am by J. Nalog

Things To Do In Busan South Korea

Is South Korea's second largest city and largest seaport... Busan is a dynamic port city with an abundance of coastal tourist attractions, historical and cultural sites, and trendy shopping areas .Busan is a good destination for those seeking a more laid back atmosphere than Seoul. Located at the southern tip of the Korean peninsula

Things To Do 

Busan Aquarium
Contains over 35,000 species of fish, algae, reptiles and amphibians. This state-of-the-art facility is one of  Sydkoreas largest aquariums. The aquarium covers an area of 36,000 m2 and is spread over 3 underground levels and features an outdoor park.The underground level boasts an 80m main (seabed) tunnel. The tunnel experience resembles a walk along the ocean floor with various sea creatures swimming above. This is a very popular area of the aquarium and is sure to amaze visitors, provides a unique feeling of life on the ocean floor.

Jagalchi Fish Market 
In Busan is thelargest fish market in Korea. The market is located next to Nampo Port which means the fish can be delivered quickly and remain fresh.
The market is very colorful and vibrant. As you walk around the market, you will be amazed at all the different kinds of fish available. The bulk of the market is indoors in a large building and there are also fish outside in the surrounding area. There are many fish restaurants where you can taste different fish and even raw and live fish. If you buy fish at the market you can visit one of the many shops that cut and pack your fish for you. They even have restaurants where you bring your own fish and they will cook it for you.

Spa Country Centum City
Spa Land, equipped with all the benefits of a traditional Korean spa is located in the "Shinsegae Centum City" in Haeundae, Busan. Spa Land consists of 22 spas fed with two different kinds of all-natural spring water pumped up from 1000 meters underground, 13 distinctive theme "Jjimjilbangs' and saunas and an open-air foot spa.
Visitor favorites is a radiant heat-based "Roman Sauna, 'which recreates the ancient Roman bath with modern technology and the traditional" Finnish sauna, "as an all-natural, Finnish-style sauna is said to keep you healthy during the freezing winter months.

Hur Shim Chung Spa
This massive hot spring complex claims to be thelargest in Asia, with hot, tepid, cold and strawberry milk filledbaths, saunas, swimming pools and an outdoor section. Men's and men's spa is separated but resting place is shared, so pick up a robe before you head down. Spa is closed in May for vacation and will reopen in June.

Haeundae Cruise Boat
This enchanting boat trip starts at Haeundae s Mipo Ferry Terminal and heads toward Oryuk-do Islets and Igidae area, and then return to Mipo. The Oryuk-do Islets consists of 6 small islands, of which 5 are visible from the shore. They are all uninhabited. The beaches Igidae consists of stunning views of the fantastically shaped rocks. This 1-hour boat trip offers stunning views of Busan Harbor.

major international exhibition and  conference center with eight floors. It offers spacious halls as big as three football fields combined, multipurpose halls and outdoor exhibition halls. Equipped with advanced equipment, conference center ideal for holding international exhibitions, meetings, concerts or sporting events. BEXCO offers comprehensive service packages linking business, marketing and tourism.

The Great Beaches Of Busan

Haeundae Beach
Most famous beach in the country. The white sand is rough and sticks easily to the skin. Sand this beach consists of sand that comes from Chuncheon Stream and shells that have been naturally eroded by wind over time. Haeundae Beach is also famous for its various cultural events and festivals held throughout the year. One end of the beach is lined with groves of trees, is the main attraction of the beach its exuberant, youthful atmosphere and modern comforts, visitors can find a number of luxury hotels and restaurants along the coast. Major natural attractions in the area is Dongbaek Island Oryukdo Island and Dalmaji While one end of the beach is lined with groves of trees, is the main draw of the beach its lively, youthful atmosphere and modern amenities. Major natural attractions in the area include Dongbaek Island, Oryukdo Island, and Dalmaji Hill.

Gwangalli Beach
Also called Cafe Town. In the summer, cafes with unique interior and exterior style and colorful lights attract many visitors. Other attractions Gwangalli Beach has many beach sports. Sports enthusiasts can waterskiing, jet skiing, windsurfing and others. Large scales and small raw fish restaurants combine with several live fish markets to offer tourists and locals many opportunities to enjoy fresh seafood. People can choose between all levels of service from small stands to upscale restaurants. Gwangalli Beach, located west of Haeundae

The  Beach is a favorite hangout for the young people, and is usually more crowded than other beaches (with the exception of Haeundae Beach). Here, visitors can enjoy the unique downtown-like atmosphere of many cafs, exotic restaurants (including over 300 sashimi restaurants) and shopping centers. Visitors can also take a look at the outdoor stage set up on the beach, where a number of festivals, programs and events held throughout the beach season. There is plenty to see, visitors are especially recommended to the night view of Gwangandaegyo Bridge, a breathtaking display of light and color miss.

Beach Songjeong
Songjeong Beach is a soft sandy beach that adorn the coast along with a series of gentle rolling hills and small clusters of trees. The shallow water is generally quiet with a very small waves, making this place the perfect place for a family vacation. A quiet and peaceful atmosphere pervades here, attracting visitors who are looking for rest and relaxation, away from the colorful and crowded tourist beaches. Fresh seafood restaurants along the beach just add to the area's picturesque charm.


Mt. Geumjeongsan
The original name was Dongrae Mountain Fortress, but it was changed because of the location. It is the largest fortress in Korea. But now it's only a 4 km section remaining from the original. The exact time of enrichment is not recorded, but with reference to the location and size, it is assumed to have been built during the Three Kingdoms Era (when Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla, the three dynasties, battled against each other). It was built after the Imjin Waeran to prepare for further invasions from Japan. It was first built with stones and renovated 1707th During the dark years under Japanese sovereignty it was damaged and devastated. In 1971 it was designated private property, in the west, east and south Gates has reintegrated, and it is still undergoing restoration process. The fortress Barbican's Munru (watchtower). There is a watchtower called Mangru to watch for enemies. Different from other mountains, it is easy to find spring water here, and because it is a granite area, you can easily see the rock caves and small and large stone peaks of Mt. Geumjeongsan.

Seokbulsa temple 
It is often overlooked, but has magnificant statues carved into the mountain itself. Stunning views of Busan and very peaceful. From South Gate   Seokbulsa temple is another impressive temple about 90 minutes walk from the cable car station. Character causes a collection of restaurants and volleyball courts Namman Village. Indicated trail by Mandeokchon . At some point stops the path by a court, go to the right and pick up the trail on the other side. About  along the path to find a sign that reads in Korean (Seokbulsa input). You will come to a steep mountain road. Turn right and go down the road 600m uphill to the temple.

Things To Do In Busan South Korea

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