Culture & Tourism

Amisan Observatory, overlooking the Nakdong Estuary, is the best spot from which to view the heaven blessed landscape of sand bar islands, flocks of migratory birds taking to the air, and the beauty of the setting sun. The observatory's exhibits explain all about the topography and geological features of the Nakdong Estuary in a way that is fun and easy to understand.

Current Situation
  • Address: 77, Dadaenakjo 2-gil, Saha-gu, Busan
  • Overview of facilities: 3-story, 1,309㎡ building on a 10,485㎡ site
Overview of facilities
Outside walking deck, observation platform, wing square
1st floor Information desk, Seminar room, Rear screen
2nd floor Exhibition hall (4 zones)
3rd floor Observatory, Cafeteria, Souvenir shop
Symbolic icon
  • Building
    Bulding photo

    From the side, you can see the building looks like birds sitting side by side, while from above it has shape of 2 sand banks next to each other
    Designer: Son Suk-Hee of Suga Design Co., Ltd

  • CI
    CI photo

    Mountains that surround the observatory,
    Representation of the sea and sunset of the Nakdong River estuary

  • Character
    Character photo

    The character was made with a soaring kite as a motif and named “Sol-A” after the initials of Solgae(kite) and Amisan Mountain.

General Information

  • Viewing Hours: 09:00~18:00 (last entry 17:00)
  • Closed: 1st January, Mondays, (or the next day if Monday is a national holiday)
  • Admission: free of charge
  • Time needed to tour the observatory : 20 minutes (autonomous viewing)
    Be careful not to demage any of the exhibits or facilities; The bringing in of food, as well as drinking, smoking, in-line skating, cycling and pets are all prohibited, as is the removal of exhibits, books and equipment.
Looking around the Exhibition Hall
Looking around the Exhibition Hall photo
  • Location: 3rd floor of Amisan Observatory
  • Menu: tea and other beverages
  • Closed: wherever the observatory is closed
  • Hours: 09:00~20:00