Attractions

Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Busan

Beomeo-Sa

This magnificent temple is Busan’s best sight. Despite its city location, Beomeo-sa is a world away from the urban jungle, with beautiful architecture set against an extraordinary mountain backdrop. Beomeo-sa can be…
Top Choice Market in Busan

Jagalchi Fish Market

Anyone with a love of seafood and a tolerance for powerful odours could easily spend an hour exploring the country’s largest fish market. Narrow lanes outside the main building teem with decades-old stalls and ricke…
Top Choice Architecture in Busan

Gamcheon Culture Village

This historically rich, mountainside slum became a famous tourist destination after getting an arty makeover in 2009 when students decided to brighten up the neighbourhood with clever touches up the stairs, down the…
Top Choice Beach in Busan

Haeundae

Haeundae is the country’s most famous beach. During the peak August travel season, umbrellas mushroom across the 2km-long beach while frolickers fill the water with inner tubes rented from booths behind the beach. I…
Museum in Busan

Busan Museum of Movies

The museum opened in July 2017 as the first film exhibition and experience in South Korea. Inside, visitors can pose with statues of their favorite superheroes as well as try out different aspects of moviemaking wit…
Buddhist Temple in Busan

Seokbul-sa

Hard to find, difficult to reach and a wonder to behold, this hermitage has Buddhist images meticulously etched into stone. Visually powerful in scale and impact, it’s the kind of work that moves visitors to exclaim…
Cable Car in Busan

Geumgang Park Cable Car

Add this cable car to your list of must-do activities. The panoramic view of development coursing through valleys of verdant mountains is breathtaking. Most days the view extends from Asiad Stadium northward. On a c…
Beach in Busan

Gwangan

Among the city's seven beaches, Gwangan is the best option for access and quality (the other beaches are Haeundae, Dadaepo, Songdo, Songjeong, Ilgwang and Imnang). Although the ugly wall of commercial development be…
Cemetery in Busan

UN Cemetery

This is the only United Nations cemetery in the world and is the final resting place of 2300 men from 11 nations, including the UK, Turkey, Canada and Australia, that supported the South in the 1950–53 Korean War. T…
Museum in Busan

Busan Modern History Museum

The hour it takes to walk through this small museum will be time well spent. There's a surprising amount of English material documenting the history of the Busan port, the Japanese influence and the Korean War.