11 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 11 sights are available in Busan, South Korea.

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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. 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

3. 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

4. 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)

5. Busan Museum

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Busan Museum (Busan Museum) is a business office of the Busan Metropolitan City Hall that collects, stores, displays, and studies materials belonging to the fields of archaeology, art, folklore, history, and anthropology, and opens them to the public, and conducts investigations, research, enlightenment, and propaganda. The director shall be a provincial academic research officer, but may be a general term official.

Wikipedia: 부산박물관 (KO), Website

6. 기장척화비

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기장척화비 문화재청 / CC BY-SA 4.0

Qizhuang Qihua Monument is located in Longyan Primary School, Qizhuangyi, Qizhuang County, Busan Metropolitan City. On May 25, 1996, it was designated as the Captain's Scale Flower Monument of No.41 Memorial in Busan Metropolitan City, and on September 3, 2014, it was designated as the Captain's Scale Flower Monument. The space writing method was adopted, and the designated name of cultural heritage was changed.

Wikipedia: 기장 척화비 (KO)

7. Busan Tower

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Diamond Tower was built in Longtoushan Park, Guangfu Cave, Central District, Busan Metropolitan City. It is a sightseeing tower symbolizing Busan and was completed on October 11, 1973. It was called Busan Tower before 2021, and later changed to its current name after being renovated.

Wikipedia: 부산타워 (KO)

8. 기장 죽성리왜성

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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)

9. 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)

10. 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)

11. 기장산성

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Gijangsan Fortress (機張山城) is a sanseong in Cheolma-myeon, Gijang-eup, Gijang-gun, Busan, South Korea. On May 17, 2012, it was designated as Monument No. 59 of Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea.

Wikipedia: 기장산성 (KO)


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