10 Sights in Busan, South Korea (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Busan, South Korea. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Busan, South Korea.

1. Beomeosa

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Beomeosa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in Cheongnyong-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea. Built on the slopes of Geumjeongsan, it is one of the country's best known urban temples.

Wikipedia: Beomeosa (EN), Website

2. Haedong Yonggungsa

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Haedong Yonggung Temple is a Buddhist temple in Gijang-gun, Busan, South Korea. The temple was built in 1376 by the teacher known as Naong during the Goryeo Dynasty, and was originally known as Bomun Temple (보문사). It was destroyed during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98) but was rebuilt in the 1930s, and was renamed Haedong Yonggung Temple in 1974. The temple complex is a large one and one of few in Korea to be set on the seaside. As such, combined with its proximity to Haeundae Beach and the east side of Busan, the temple is popular with sightseers, particularly during Buddha's Birthday celebrations when the complex is decorated with paper lanterns. It honors Haesu Gwaneum Daebul, the Sea Goddess Buddha of Mercy, who is an aspect of Guanyin.

Wikipedia: Haedong Yonggungsa (EN), Website

3. Gwangan Bridge

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The Gwangandaegyo or Diamond Bridge is a suspension bridge located in Busan, South Korea. It connects Haeundae-gu to Suyeong-gu. The road surface is about 6,500 meters long, with the bridge as a whole spanning 7,420 meters. It is the second longest bridge in the country after the Incheon Bridge.

Wikipedia: Gwangan Bridge (EN)

4. Gamcheon Culture Village

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Gamcheon Culture Village is a town within Gamcheon-dong, Saha District, Busan, South Korea. The area is known for its layered streets, twisted labyrinth-like alleys, and brightly painted houses, which have been restored and enhanced in recent years to attract tourism. Built on a steep mountain-side slope, the village has been nicknamed "Korea's Santorini" and the "Machu Picchu of Busan".

Wikipedia: Gamcheon Culture Village (EN), Website

5. Busan Museum

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The Busan Museum is an office of the Busan Metropolitan City Hall that collects, stores, displays, and researches materials in the fields of archaeology, art, folklore, history, and anthropology, and makes them available to the public, and organizes affairs related to research, research, enlightenment, and propaganda. The director shall be regarded as a provincial research officer, but may be a general tenured civil servant.

Wikipedia: 부산박물관 (KO), Website

6. 기장척화비

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기장척화비 문화재청 / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Gijang Chukwa Bi (機張 斥和碑) is a chuckhwa monument located at Yongam Elementary School in Gijang-eup, Gijang-eup, Busan. On May 25, 1996, it was designated as Busan Metropolitan City's Monument No. 41 as the Millet Chuckhwa Monument, and on September 3, 2014, the name was changed to the Millet Chuckhwa Monument.

Wikipedia: 기장 척화비 (KO)

7. 기장 죽성리왜성

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기장 죽성리왜성 문화재청 (공공누리 제1유형) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Waeseong in Jukseong-ri, Gijang is located in Gijang-gun, Busan, South Korea. It is a stone fortress built by the Japanese general, Kuroda Nagamasa who was defending the area against the Korean Joseon army in about June 1593, during the second year of the Imjin War.

Wikipedia: Waeseong in Jukseong-ri, Gijang (EN)

8. Busan Harbor Bridge

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Busan Harbor Bridge is a bridge in Busan, South Korea. The bridge connects the districts of Yeongdo District and Nam District. The bridge was completed in 2014. The Running Man team actually filmed an episode capturing the image of the bridge in episode 420.

Wikipedia: Busan Harbor Bridge (EN)

9. Korea National Maritime Museum

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The Korea National Maritime Museum is a Korean maritime museum and the third largest museum in the Republic of Korea. The museum was inaugurated on July 9, 2012, and is located in Dongsam-dong, Yeongdo-gu, Busan.

Wikipedia: Korea National Maritime Museum (EN)

10. 기장산성

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Jizhang Mountain City is a mountain city located in Tiemamian, Jizhangyi, Jizhang County, Busan Metropolitan City. May 17, 2012 was designated as Memorial No.59 of Busan Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea.

Wikipedia: 기장산성 (KO)


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