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Busan: The key port city of Korea


Jul 22, 2019

Busan: The key port city of Korea

Jul 22, 2019

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.





More Experiences
- 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.



Sleeping

- 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

www.lottehotel.com

- Ibis Ambassador Busan A 3-star hotel, is located in the business and shopping area.

www.ibis.com

- Indy House is a well-decorated hostel in Haeundae area. It is known for cleanliness and friendly service,which is recommended hostel in Busan.

www.indyhouse.net

Eating
Dongnae Halmae Pajeon is a modern-designed Korean restaurant. Pancake with spring onion, a classic Busan food, is recommended.

www.english.dongraepajun.co.kr

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.

A detour
- 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.



Getting There
Fly THAI from Bangkok to Busan; Further Information www.thaiairways.com

Getting Around
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

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