Trickeye Museum is an art gallery filled with optical illusions. Unlike other art galleries, visitors can pose themselves just right to create the most amusing and mind-blowing pictures and videos that look like they fit right into the original art pieces.
Jangsusam is a restaurant located in Busan and extremely popular for its ginseng chicken soup. This dish is full of nutrients and is very good for health, making it a nice comfort food for the colder months of winter.
Offering seven regulars exhibitions, the Busan Museum showcases over 6000 items from strong excavations efforts made in Busan and Gyeongnam area in addition to items that have been purchased, donated, and collected.
At the edge of a forested peninsula at the west of Haeundae Beach, you can find a round glass building: Nurimaru APEC House. This house was built to welcome conferences and events of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation). “Nuri” means “world” in Korean, while “Maru” means summit. The shape of Read more [...]
This huge aquarium spreads over three underground levels and contains more than 10,000 animals in total.
From Songnim Park on the east side of Songdo Beach to Amnam Park on the west side, Songdo marine cable car runs for 1.62 kilometers and offers riders a thrilling experience as it is completely transparent.
Located inside Shinsegae Department Store Centum City in Busan, this Korean sauna has a twist of modernity, it offers all the traditional rooms that you get at other saunas but in a more modern environment.
Busan Gwangandaegyo Bridge (Busan 66, also called Gwangan-daero) stretches over 7.4km from Namcheon-dong (Suyeong-gu, Busan) to Centum City (U-dong, Haeundae-gu). It is the longest bi-level bridge over the ocean in Korea. In addition to providing a quick way to get around, the bridge offers breathtaking views of nearby attractions, including Read more [...]
Busan Tower is a symbol of Busan that stands proudly 69 m above sea level at a height of 120 m. The top of the tower is modeled after the baldaquin of Dabotap Pagoda in Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju. Beloved by Busan citizens and tourists alike, the tower offers a stunning Read more [...]
Busan Cinema Center is the official venue of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) – one of the most popular film festivals in Asia – and has become a symbol of the festival itself. From an architectural perspective, the center is a historic work that embodies the theories of deconstructivism Read more [...]
The UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea honors UN soldiers from 16 countries 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 m2. Some of the sites and memorials include Memorial Service Hall, Read more [...]
The regional name in olden times for the area of Oryukdo Skywalk was Seungdumal (승두말), as the shape resembles a saddle, and it was originally called Seungduma (승두마) as well as Jallokgae (잘록개) by residents and women divers. The construction of Oryukdo Skywalk finished on September 12, 2012 at the Read more [...]
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. This superb attraction offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shoreline; most temples in Korea are located in the mountains. Haedong Yonggungsa Temple was first built in 1376 by the great Buddhist teacher Read more [...]
Called Busan’s Montmartre, Dalmaji-gil Road is famous for its views of the blue ocean, white sand field, Camellia forest, and pine tree forest, creating one of Busan’s eight scenic sites. Haeundae Dalmaji Hill and the moon seen from Cheongsapo are added to the eight scenic sites for their beautiful ambience.
Hwangnyeongsan Mountain is located in the heart of Busan and stretches across Busanjin-gu, Nam-gu, and Suyeong-gu Districts. With an altitude of 427m, the mountain is the second highest mountain in the Geumnyeon Mountain Range. The mountain is mostly made up of andesite and the summit is relatively flat. Some parts Read more [...]
Founded in 1986, Samgwangsa Temple is the second Cheontae (천태종), located in Choeup-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan. The temple nestled in the hillside of the Baekyang Mountain so all Busan area is viewed at one glance with the bright morning sunshine. It opens 24 hours for praying and continues its practice Buddhism Read more [...]
Yeongdodaegyo Bridge, connecting Jung-gu and Yeongdo-gu districts in Busan, was the first mainland-island connecting bridge in Busan. The bridge lifts to allow ships to pass between the south and north ports, rising anywhere from two to seven times in one day. When the bridge was first constructed, many people would Read more [...]
Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Read more [...]
Yongdusan Mountain (49m) in downtown Busan is one Busan’s three famous mountains. It was originally called Songhyunsan Mountain, which means a mountain with a view of the sea through the dense pine tree forest. Later the name was changed to Yongdusan, as the mountain peak was shaped similar to a Read more [...]
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 [...]
Centum City, a new urban development project in Busan, has become Korea’s most sought-out shopping destination and a major symbol of all things fashion. Centum City is home to Shinsegae Centum City, the largest department store in the world, as well as the Lotte Department Store, an established favorite when Read more [...]
There are many islands named Dongbaekseom Island in the South Sea where dongbaek trees thrive. Among them, the Dongbaekseom Island in Busan used to be an island, but is now part of the mainland. Dongbaekseom Island is a very small, and many dongbaek trees and evergreens thrive there. At the Read more [...]