Busan Citizens Park


Built on a former US army base, this pleasant city park features nearly one million trees and shrubs of 97 different species. Its paths stretch past peaceful streams, fountains and squares, and there's a history museum, artificial sand beach, maze and cafes.

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6. Busan Museum of Art

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