Lotus lanterns illuminate city streets
It's that time of year when beautiful lanterns adorn the night sky
The Korean Lotus Lantern Festival dates back to Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. What began as a religious observance is now a national celebration open to people of all backgrounds. In Budd...
Ji Minkyeom 2023-05-04
Sail around, monorail bound
Explore mountain villages in comfort and style
Busan is known for its stunning oceanic views, but over 45% of the city is also covered by mountains, giving rise to iconic landscapes such as Sanbok Road (Mountainside Road) and Daldongnea (hillsid...
Ji Minkyeom 2023-03-02
Travel through over 150 years of expo history
World Expo Promotional film hall features a four-meter-high panoramic screen
Visitors can lounge on comfortable bean bags to journey "through time" via the approximate five-minute media art display. If you're still unsure about what the World Expo is, it's time to visit Busan ...
Ji Minkyeom 2023-02-12
Impressive nocturnal tourist locale in Nampo
Haunted house, craft beer and more at Yongdusan Village
▲ Yongdusan Park's illuminated patio welcomes guests visiting the Diamond Tower (Busan Tower) and the newly opened Yongdusan Village. Yongdusan Park, situated in Gwangbok-dong (neighborhood), Jung-gu ...
Ji Minkyeom 2023-01-13
Incandescent hope radiates through new year
Haeundae Beach·Nampo-dong·Busan Citizens Park·Gwangalli Beach
Haeundae Beach·Nampo-dong·Busan Citizens Park·Gwangalli BeachOnce again, this winter, the city fills with lights. The most popular seasonal tourist attractions come to Haeundae, Nampo-dong (neighborho...
Ahrang Kang 2022-12-05
Busan, center of Korea's coffee fascination
Beomridan-gil and Gijang areas offer cozy cafe destinations
City Spotlight ③ Cafe capitalAround the world, cities dubbed "coffee cities" have one thing in common. They are all scenic, walkable harbor cities like San Francisco, Portland and Seattle, the birthpl...
Ahrang Kang 2022-11-02
Becoming the country's cultural nerve center
Venues citywide host biennale as cultural amenities increase
As the famed second largest Korean city, Busan has diverse infrastructures. There are countless places to enjoy art and culture, such as art museums and theaters downtown that harmonize with the cityw...
Ahrang Kang 2022-08-31
Citywide places for World Expo-themed spaces
Progressive Centum City and peaceful Gamcheon Culture Village
The World Expo leads the globe as a progressive zeitg-eist. The spirit of which is a concentration on "progress" and "peace." Considering the mega-event's spirit, the BIE suggests candidates tailor th...
Ahrang Kang 2022-07-29