Busan’s Seven Bridges


Busan’s Seven Bridges

The Seven Bridge Landmark project, spanning the city’s seven coastal bridges and beaches, is underway.

Busan’s seven coastal bridges include: Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Busanhangdaegyo Bridge, Yeongdodaegyo Bridge, Namhangdaegyo Bridge, Eulsukdodaegyo Bridge, Shinhodaegyo Bridge, and Gadeokdaegyo Bridge

Busan’s seven beaches include: Imrang Beach, Ilgwang Beach, Songjeong Beach, Haeundae Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Songdo Beach, and Dadaepo Beach

Gwangandaegyo Bridge photo

Gwangandaegyo Bridge

Second to none, this Busan landmark connects two representative regions of Busan, Gwangalli and Haeundae.

  • Size: 7,420m in length and ranging from 18m to 25m wide, a two-story structure, eight-lane bridge
  • Location: Plaza, 49, Namcheon-dong, Suyeong-gu to Busan Centum City, U-dong, Haeundae-gu
  • Function: Motorway
  • Surrounding tourist attractions: Nurimaru APEC House, Hwangnyeongsan Mountain, Jangsan Mountain, Igidae, Gwangalli Beach, Haeundae Beach, BEXCO, and Centum City
  • Events: Busan Fireworks Festival, Busan Ocean Marathon, Walking Festival, and Night Run
  • Website: (Korean)
Busanhangdaegyo Bridge photo

Busanhangdaegyo Bridge

The Busanhangdaegyo Bridge is the third longest bridge in Busan, following Gwangandaegyo Bridge and Eulsukdo Bridge. It is a straight-line cable-stayed bridge offering a contrasting image to Gwangandaegyo Bridge, a gently curved suspension bridge.

  • Size: 3,330m in length and ranging from 8.6m to 45.3m wide, a 4 to 10-lane bridge
  • Location: Cheonghak-dong, Yeongdo-gu to Gamman-dong, Nam-gu
  • Function: Motorway
  • Surrounding tourist attractions: Mountainside road, Busan Jungang Park, Busan North Port redevelopment area, Oryukdo Islets, Yeongdo (Taejongdae), original downtown area (Nampo-dong), and Yeongdo Marino Auto Camping Ground
  • Event: Busan Port Festival
  • Website: (Korean)
Yeongdodaegyo Bridge photo

Yeongdodaegyo Bridge

The bridge, a meeting place for refugees during the Korean War, has survived through modern and contemporary Korean history and offers a place of both joy and sorrow. It is also the first suspension bridge and the only single-leaf bascule bridge in Korea.

  • Size: 214m in length and about 25m wide, a 6-lane bridge
  • Location: Jungang-dong, Jung-gu to Daegyo-dong, Yeongdo-gu
  • Functions: Motorway and pedestrian passage (lifts once for 15 minutes at 2 p.m., every Saturday)
  • Surrounding tourist attractions: Nampo-dong, Gamcheon Culture Village, Jagalchi Market, Gwangbok-dong Fashion Street, Gukje Market, Bupyeong Kkangtong Market, around Jungang-dong to Bosu-dong, Yongdusan Park, and Busan Tower
  • Event: Yeongdo Bridge Festival
Namhangdaegyo Bridge photo

Namhangdaegyo Bridge

The bridge is located at the starting point connecting Yeongdo-gu with Seo-gu, and a connection with Eulsukdodaegyo Bridge is possible with the opening of the Cheonma Tunnel. A 3m wide pedestrian passage is built along Namhang Bridge, so the views of the nearby Namhang (South Port) and the coast can be seen all at once. Constructed to improve accessibility from Namhang to downtown, the bridge offers the smoothly transportation of freight from Busan Port, as well as convenient travel for Yeongdo-gu and Seo-gu residents.

  • Size: 1,940m in length and ranging from 18.5 to 38.6m wide, a 4-lane bridge
  • Location: Amnam-dong, Seo-gu to Yeongseon-dong, Yeongdo-gu
  • Function: Motorway and pedestrian passage
  • Surrounding tourist attractions: Huinnyeoul-gil, Kangkangee Arts Village, Songdo Beach, Busan Air Cruise, and Amnam Park
  • Event: Mackerel Festival (Namhangdaegyo Bridge Walking Competition)
Eulsukdodaegyo Bridge photo

Eulsukdodaegyo Bridge

Eulsukdodaegyo Bridge was built to improve accessibility to the downtown area and as part of the seven bridges coastal beltway network construction project ranging from Gwangandaegyo Bridge to Geogadaegyo Bridge.

It was designed as a curved structure and is seen as a picturesque bridge, where nature is preserved at the Nakdonggang Estuary, offering a place where the natural environment and humans can coexist.

  • Size: 5,200m in length and ranging from 25.5 to 35m wide, a 6-lane bridge
  • Location: Myeongji-dong, Gangseo-gu to Sinpyeong-dong, Saha-gu
  • Function: Motorway
  • Surrounding tourist attractions: Eulsukdo Ecological Park, Dadaepo Beach, Bunezia, and Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
  • Events: Nakdonggang Riverside Cherry Blossom Festival and the Busan Biennale
  • Website: (Korean)
Shinhodaegyo Bridge photo

Shinhodaegyo Bridge

Shinhodaegyo Bridge, built to improve accessibility to Busan New Port, Shinho, and the Noksan Industrial Complex, offers convenience to residents during rush hour. The cargo vehicle transportation ratio is high in total traffic volume. Also, dual-direction 3.5m wide pedestrian paths have been built along the bridge.

  • Size: 840m in length and about 36m wide, an 8-lane bridge
  • Location: Shinho-dong, Gangseo-gu to Myeongji-dong, Gangseo-gu
  • Functions: Motorway and pedestrian passages
  • Surrounding tourist attractions: Nakdonggang Estuary, Shinho-dong (mud flat experience), and Galmaet-gil route 5-1
  • Event: Myeongji Market Gizzard Shad Festival
Gadeokdaegyo Bridge photo

Gadeokdaegyo Bridge

Gadeokdaegyo Bridge, contributing enormously to travel to Gadeokdo Island, connects New Port, the Noksan Industrial Complex, and Gadeokdo Island. The bridge is also connected to and is the starting point of the Geogadaegyo Bridge.

  • Size: 1,120m in length and ranging from 21 to 35m wide, a four-lane bridge
  • Location: Noksan Industrial Complex in Songjeong-dong, Gangseo-gu to Nulcha Fishing Harbor, Gadeokdo-dong
  • Function: Motorway
  • Surrounding tourist attractions: Busan New Port, Nulchaman Bay, Gadeokdo Island, and Galmaet-gil
  • Event: Gadeokdo Cod Festival