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Monday, July 23, 2012

10 Places Must-Visit in Busan, South Korea

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After many great responses of 10 places must-visit in Seoul, it is time for the second largest city in South Korea. Busan, which is the relaxing city for all kinds of travelers, no matter you are on purpose of Business travel, Vacation Travel, Honeymoon Travel, Conference Travel, world travel, student travel or Full time Travel. Busan is another big city which consists of numerous exciting and amusing tourism attractions which mainly surrounded by white sandy beaches with exquisite panorama and more relaxing atmosphere for travelers to walk around the seaside.  Something that you will never miss is the fresh seafood in the market. You can enjoy the scenery of Busan while eating sashimi! Surprisingly, the night view of Busan is able to remind you about your wonderful first love. It’s a sight to behold you must experience if you come to Korea. You might not know that many foreigners choose Busan as their ideal spot for living because of its scrumptious seafood, terrific water sport activities, and magnificent scenery. So, now is the time for you to go through " 10 Places Must-Visit in Busan, South Korea ".

Now, let start our journey to Busan! 가자! (Let’s go)

1.  Haeundae Beach

Haeundae beach is the largest beach in Korea that gains a high popularity among international visitors around the year. ‘Haeundae’ in Korean has the meaning of "Sea and Clouds" named by a scholar Choi Chi-Won from Silla Dynasty. In summer, you can see many beautiful girls with their bikinis and muscular guys along the beach. Undoubtedly, you will be fascinated by the dramatic seascape with its fine white sandy beach. Various sport activities are available in order to provide the best recreation and excitement moment to every visitor who visits Haeundae. Haeundae is usually crowded with tourists every year from June to August (summer). Many cultures events and festivals held on this beautiful beach throughout the year to attract international visitors to have fun together.
Busan Beach, Haeundae Beach
Directions: From Seoul Station, take KTX to Busan station. From Busan station, walk 172m straight and take bus 1003 and get off at Haeundae Beach stop and walk 169m to Haeundae Beach.

2. Gwangwan Bridge/ Diamond Bridge

Busan Gwangwan Bridge extends over 7.42km which connects Haeundae-gu to Suyeong-gu. When you pass through the Gwangan Bridge on a fine day, best tourist attraction spots such as Oryukdo Island (a rock island), Mt. Hwangryeong), Gwanganri Beach, and Dalmaji Hill can be easily observed. At night, glorious lights equipped on the bridge growing brightly in the darkness like a diamond. To enjoy the awe-inspiring of Gwangan bridge, I recommend you to go to the nearest mountains so that no one will be able to interrupt the romantic atmosphere created by the night view of Busan city.

Gwangwan Bridge, the Diamond Bridge, Busan

3. Beomeosa Temple

1,300-year-old temple that represents Busan, The Beomeosa Temple on Mt. Geumjeong is Busan’s largest, most historical temple. The scent of pine will greet  and envelope you when you enter 1,300-year-old Beomeosa Temple. There are a lot of treasures located at Beomeosa Temple, such as Daewoongjeon, which has been  designated as national treasure No. 434.  The stone lantern in the front yard of Daewoongjeon  is Busan’s designated cultural asset No. 16. The entrance  gate to Beomeosa Temple — Jogyemun — features four  pillars and is often considered to be the best entrance gate  among Korean temples. 

Beomeosa Temple, Busan
Direction: Subway + Bus -At Beomeosa Station (Busan Subway Line No.1) Exit No.5 or No.7, walk between the two exits along the road for about 5 minutes and you will reach the Samsin bus stop. Take Bus No.90 and you will arrive at Beomeosa Temple Ticket Office.

4. Taejongdae

Taejongdae is marked as one of the noted tourism spots in Busan. It’s a park represents Busan, which famous for its remarkable rock beach, located at the southern end of Yongdo Island. There is an atypical rock called ‘Shinsun Rock’, formed by the continuous erosion of waves that produces a mesmerizing outlook of Taejongdae.  You might be lucky if you can clap eyes on the Japanese Island of Tsushima, which is 56km away from Taejongdae on a bright, clear day.  If you don’t want to miss the chance to enjoy the ultimate scenery of the bluish green sea, you should visit the white lighthouse called MOKDO or the Yeongdo Lighthouse and look at the ocean through the observation deck.
Yeongdo Lighthouse, Taejongdae, Busan
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5. Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream

The world’s largest flat fountain, Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream, was newly constructed in June 2009 and has become a popular tourist destination in Dadaepo. The fountain is 2,519 square meters, 60 meters in diameter, and its circumference measures 180 meters. Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream can shoot water 55 meters into the air from its 1,046 nozzles. The fountain’s 27 smaller fountains and 1,148 LED lights provide a fascinating water and light show at Dadaepo Beach every night. This is a good place for lover, family and friends to enjoy the moment!
Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream
Direction: Get off at Sinpyeong Station (Subway Line 1) and transfer to Bus bound for Dadaepo Beach (Bus #2, 11, 338, 1000, Saha 3-1)

6. Busan Cinema Center

Busan Cinema Center is an official venue for the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF). BIFF has become one of the most popular film festivals in Asia. The designs of the building are extremely extraordinary and distinguished. The ‘Big Roof’ is customized with 42,600 artistic LED lights produces a splendid prospect to draw attention of every pedestrian and foreign visitor. There are 3 buildings for different usages: Cine Mountain, is a multi-purpose performance area functions as a theater, musical stage, concert and other staged events. BIFF Hill, is a ground surface which can be utilized for every festival or event. Another building is Double Cone. It serves as an intermediary which connects Cine Mountain and BIFF Hill together that consists of outdoor cafes, restaurants, bars. You can watch the latest movie in theaters with cheap price every day and free movies on every Tuesday night.
Busan Cinema Center

7. Busan Shinsegae Department Store

Shinsegae Centum City is registered in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest department store in the world which comprises 14 floors. It arouses your desires to shop, eat, play, and enjoy! You can go skating in indoor Ice Rink or having spa for beauty treatments and relief from aches and pains at Spa Land after a long day shopping. Multiplex cinema, book center, indoor golf practice, and other facilities are also available in the department store.

Busan Shinsegae Department Store

8. Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) Square

You can actually do a lot of things here. You can enjoy shopping, eating, watching movies and other entertainments. BIFF Square is also known as a city of cinema owing to the hand prints of the famed movie celebrities. This means that BIFF Square is a main venue of the Busan International Film Festival. Foreigners who had visited this street said they have a good impression on Busan.

Busan International Film Festival

9. Jagalchi Market

Jagalchi Market is the largest seafood market in Korea. The name of this area comes from the words Jagal (small rocks) and ch'i (a village next to the seashore). When you hear Jagalchi Ajumma (Married women) working in the Jagalchi market shout “Oiso, boiso, saiso!”, don’t be astonished. This’s because they are inviting you to “Come, look and buy!” their fresh marine products in Busan dialect. Don’t forget to try their fresh raw fish and other seafood right beside the market when you visit. The raw fish will eventually melt in your mouth easily when you eat with the sauces provided. The Busan Jagalchi Festival is held in mid-October every year to promote marine tourism
Jagalchi Market, Busan
Direction: Metro Line #1 Jagalchi Station (Exit 10)> Entrance to Jagalchi Market

10. Heosimcheong / Hurshimchung Spa

One of the largest in Asia with hot, tepid, cold and strawberry milk-filled baths, saunas, pools, and an outdoor section. Located in Dongnae district, known to have been bathed in by kings of Silla (57 BCE – 935 CE) and it has facilities to accommodate 3000 guests on five floors. The spring has been developed into a 4,300 meter square urban complex with 4 million visits a year! After tiring days of travelling, it is time to take a rest in a such relaxing spa!
Heosimcheong / Hurshimchung Spa, Busan
Direction: Take Subway Line No. 1 and get off at Oncheonjang station. Use Exit 1 or 3 and proceed on foot (5-7 min. walk)

The Map of 10 Places Must-Visit in Busan, South Korea

These are the 10 places must-visit in Busan. No matter you are just for a short visit or long travel, please do not miss these 10 places must-visit in Busan! This is the city that gives you the freedom to enjoy various water sport activities that you couldn’t find them in Seoul. You would definitely fall in love with Busan within a day! Let’s feel the passion and dynamic heat of Busan city. Now, it’s up to your choice.


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Thursday, July 5, 2012

World Premiere Electronic Music Festival, Seoul, South Korea

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Coming up the next hot modern festival, The World's Premiere Electronic Music Festival which is going to be held in the Soul of Asia, Seoul South Korea on 3th to 4th August 2012. Over 40 of the planet's most talented electronic musical master will be on the move to rock the stage with a little mixed of Korean flavour.

Line up with best electronic musical master, Skrillex, The Crystal Method, Tiësto, Steve Aoki, Sidney Samson, Carl Cox, John Digweed, Chuckie, Ken Ishi, DJ KOO, Shut Da Mouth, Clazziquai Project, Yousef, Aldrin, House Rules, Elioriso Tokyo Big Boy, Twelvetones and many more!

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This Electronic Music Festival will be held in Seoul Olympic Stadium
Address: 10 Jamsil-dong (25 Olympic-ro) Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

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UMF Korea, World Premiere Electronic Music Festival, Seoul, South Korea
The tickets are selling hot, please grab your tickets on www.umfkorea.com (source) while it last.

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