Completed in the 29th year (1702) of the reign of King Sukjong the fortress is 17,377m long, and 1.5m~3m high; it is the largest fortress in Korea.
The park and observatory, built on the summit of Cheonmasan Mountain, offers a great place to feel one with the sky and to see much of Busan, especially at night.
Busan's largest park has plenty of things to do to keep you occupied for hours on end. Here's five options to get you started.
One of the city's oldest and charming areas, Ibagu offers a look at Busan the way it used to be.
Pulmuone Food & Culture opened the ‘Busan X the SKY’ observatory at the LCT Landmark Tower on July 17th.
Chinatown is a diverse area of the city with ethnic foods and currency exchanges available on every corner.
You may be surprised to find out there are quite a few cool places in close proximity to the city center.
Samgwangsa Temple is well-known for the approximately 50,000 lanterns that illuminate its campus for Buddha's birthday.
Officially Korea’s first beach which opened in 1913, Songdo has re-emerged as a must-stop on local tours.
One of the lesser-known tourist sites in the city, Ahopsan Forest in Gijang is a terrific option for those looking to get back to nature.