This quaint city, the largest port city in Korea, is nonetheless a prime shopping spot thanks to its comparatively cheap wares (in relation to Seoul, for instance). Retail venues like Nampo-dong Market, Gwangbok-ro Fashion Shopping Street, and Cosmetic Factory are beauty and fashion aficionados’ havens. Its other sights are also not to be missed: Haedong Yonggungsa Temple offers a view of the ocean; Haeundae Beach is a great sunny day daytrip; K-Pop Cinema Centre, where 3D projections regale audiences, are just a few. An absolute must-try is the coastal city’s seafood - fresh and plentiful.
- Buy the best Ginseng at the government’s Ginseng Centre.
- Taste Korean grilled pork.
- Visit and take photos of Dakbudgol Village or Gamcheon Culture Village where every house is colourfully painted.
- Lotte Hotel Busan is a 5-minute walk from Sumyum Subway Station. This luxury hotel features six restaurants, a casino and a duty-free shop
- Ibis Ambassador Busan A 3-star hotel, is located in the business and shopping area.
- Indy House is a well-decorated hostel in Haeundae area. It is known for cleanliness and friendly service,which is recommended hostel in Busan.
Dongnae Halmae Pajeon is a modern-designed Korean restaurant. Pancake with spring onion, a classic Busan food, is recommended.
Podo Cheong The most mouthwatering charcoal grilled pork in town.
Tel.+82 51 806 9797
Geumsu Bokguk is the famous seafood restaurant and the most popular menu is fish noodles.
- Visit Korean film locations, such as Nami Island and Jeju Island.
- Seoul is the capital of South Korea and combines civilized shopping malls and cultural ancient sites in one place.
- Incheon is Korea’s most important coastal city. Visitors can take a 2-hour sightseeing tour here.
Fly THAI from Bangkok to Busan; Further Information www.thaiairways.com
Visitors can take the train from the airport to Busan’s downtown and use the Busan Hanoro Card for all tran-sportation in Busan.
Further Information www.english.busan.go.kr