Busan is a province in South Korea. It has many attractions that are favorites among foreign tourists. Busan is one of the largest port cities, so it has many beautiful beaches. If you travel to Busan, you should visit these famous tourist spots:
Taejongdae is a park located on the south end of Busan with an area of 440 hectares. This park has a cliff 250 meters above sea level. Taejongdae is also home to 120 species of plants. When the weather is sunny, you can see Tsushima Island, an island in Japan that’s only 56 km from the park. The name Taejongdae comes from the name of the 29th king of the Silla Dynasty. The area that is now the park was the king’s favorite place.
Taejongdae is also known for a rain ritual. This ritual is performed during the dry season. The rain is commonly referred to as “Taejong’s Rain.” Taejongdae is open from 9:30 to 20:00 from March to October, but from November to February closes at 19:00.
- Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams
This fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world, with an area of 2,519 square meters, a diameter of 60 meters, and has a circumference of 180 meters. The fountain can shoot water 55 meters into the air from 1,046 spray points and 27 small fountains. You can witness the scenic beauty of this fountain from April to early November. There is a fountain show every day except Monday.
- Beomeosa Temple
Beomeosa Temple is located at the edge of the Geumjeongsan Mountain and was built about 1,300 years ago by a monk named Ui Sang. It is the largest and most important temple in Busan. The temple there has a room called “San Ryong Gak”, which is devoted to the god who protects Mount Geumjeongsan. The temple is open from 8:30am to 5:30pm.
- Gwangan Bridge
Gwangan Bridge, or Diamond Bride, is one of the most beautiful landmarks in Busan. The beauty of the bridge is enhanced by lights that are changed for different seasons and occasions with more than 100,000 colors. Gwangan Bridge is also known as Diamond Bridge.
- Bokcheon Museum
Bokcheon Museum is an archeology museum with historical relics and artifacts unearthed from an ancient burial ground in Bokcheon-dong. A total of 169 pieces of ancient helmets, various kinds of pottery and weapons made of iron are exhibited in this museum.