Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013 – 3 Nights 4 Days


Introduction of Itinerary

  • Suncheon Bay Garden Expo Tour is consist of visiting Busan and Suncheon.
  • Places of tour are located in south district of Korea

[Day 1] Arrive at the Gimhae International Airport / Tour in Busan after Hotel check-in

Arrive at the Gimhae International Airport and meet our conductor. Then move to Busan, hotel check-in and afternoon tour at Taejongdae, Marine Natural History Museum, Jagalchi Fishery Market and Yongdusan Park.Introduction of Itinerary

  • Suncheon Bay Garden Expo Tour is consist of visiting Busan and Suncheon.
  • Places of tour are located in south district of Korea

[Day 1] Arrive at the Gimhae International Airport / Tour in Busan after Hotel check-in

Arrive at the Gimhae International Airport and meet our conductor. Then move to Busan, hotel check-in and afternoon tour at Taejongdae, Marine Natural History Museum, Jagalchi Fishery Market and Yongdusan Park.Introduction of Itinerary

  • Suncheon Bay Garden Expo Tour is consist of visiting Busan and Suncheon.
  • Places of tour are located in south district of Korea

[Day 1] Arrive at the Gimhae International Airport / Tour in Busan after Hotel check-in

Arrive at the Gimhae International Airport and meet our conductor. Then move to Busan, hotel check-in and afternoon tour at Taejongdae, Marine Natural History Museum, Jagalchi Fishery Market and Yongdusan Park.

Check-in at 4 Star hotel in Busan

Recommend Hotel : Haeundae Centum Hotel

Haeundae Centum Hotel @ KTO

Haeundae Centum Hotel @ KTO

Haeundae Centum Hotel is located in Centum City, one of the epicenters of shopping, culture, tourism, and business in the beautiful seaside city of Busan. Haeundae Centum Hotel is a major hotel equipped with five-star facilities and services.

Each of the hotel’s 543 guestrooms come equipped with the latest electronic appliances and kitchen facilities; the hotel itself boasts a sauna, fitness center, shops, restaurants, beauty salons, and medical clinics. Perfect for business travelers, Haeundae Centum Hotel also has a multi-purpose seminar room, a business center, and an Executive Lounge where guests can have breakfast while overlooking the Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

The hotel is located near the Busan Film Commission, the Busan Museum of Art, and BEXCO and is within easy traveling distance of Haeundae Beach, Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Nurimaru APEC House, and Dongbaek Island.

Taejongdae Resort Park

Taejongdae Resort Park @ KTO

Taejongdae Resort Park @ KTO

Designated as a Busan monument, along with Oryukdo Island, Taejongdae represents Busan, and is especially famous for its rock beach. Featuring its highest peak at 250 meters, there are forests of pine trees and other 200 varieties of trees.

Taejongdae is also famous for the ritual of praying for rain, performed when there are droughts, and rain on the 10th of lunar May is called the ‘Taejong Rain’. On days with clear skies you can see Japan’s Tsushima Island from the observatory.

 Photos of Taejongdae, Busan
This photo of Taejongdae is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Use Danubi mini train to Taejongdae Park.

Marine Natural History Museum

Busan Marine Natural History Museum @ KTO

Busan Marine Natural History Museum @ KTO

Opened on June 10, 1994, the Busan Marine Natural History Museum is the first and largest museum of its kind in Korea. The museum features some 25,000 marine specimens from over 100 countries around the world, including rare living species and those native to Korea. The museum opened a second exhibition hall in April 2003, and launched the Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum on February 23, 2007.

“Marine life on display in the museum” The major exhibits of Busan Marine Natural History Musem include; the largest existing man-eating clam, Arapaima (the largest living freshwater fish), Oarfish (a legendary fish that is said to live half of the month in the mountains and the rest in the sea), Whale fish (the largest living fish species), Jumbo squid (the largest of squid species), a blade bone fossil of dinosaur, Piranha (an omnivorous freshwater fish that inhabits South American rivers), Sturgeon (toothless bony fish species, whose eggs are often eaten as caviar), Water monitor (the second largest species of lizards), Alligator snapping turtle (giant turtle with strong teeth and a violent temper), Spur-thighed tortoise (the third largest turtle in the world) and more!

Jagalchi Fishery Market

Jagalchi Market @ KTO

Jagalchi Market @ KTO

The Jagalchi Fishery Market is Korea’s largest seafood market. After the Korean War(1950-1953) the market solidified itself as a fish market. Most of the people who sell fish are women, so the women who sell here are called ‘Jagalchi Ajumma,’ ‘ajumma’ meaning middle-aged or married women.

This market represents Busan and is famous throughout the country. If you visit you can eat fresh raw fish right at the market. Even these days you can see women selling mackerel, sea squirts (ascidians) and whale meat on wooden boxes along the road.

Every year in October the Jagalchi Cultural Tourism Festival is held, and it is easy to visit because of the convenient transportation provided by the subway. The Jagalchi Market is where you can see the lifestyle of the indigenous Busan natives.

Yongdusan Park ( Busan Tower)

Yongdusan Park Busan Tower @ KTO

Yongdusan Park Busan Tower @ KTO

Yongdusan Park, one of the most popular mountains in Busan

Yongdusan in downtown Busan, is one of the 3 well-known mountains in Busan. Its old name is Songhyunsan, which means a mountain has a view of the sea through the dense fine tree forest. Later the name has changed into Yongdusan. It came from its shape, which is similar to dragon head and people thought it has a spirit to defeat enemies coming over the sea.

On the mountain were shrine built by Japanese people during Japanese colonial role, but now are Cheokhwabi monument (the stone monument to the exclusion of foreigners from the country), Chunghontap (memorial tower for Korean war victims), 4.19 Revolution monument (the student’s anti-government revolt), the statue of General Lee Sunsin(the great commander in Joseon Dynasty period(1392-1910)) and Busan tower.

During Korea war, displaced people built houses on it even on the top, but 2 times of big fires took all them away making it bald mountain. Since then, fierce efforts to plant trees have created such beautiful park. The name of the park was once Unam park in the time of the Liberal Party’s ruling but it went back to Yungdosan park after April revolution (1960).

It is a place with beautiful scenery. Especially the night landscape from Busan tower is magnificent.

Back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 2] After having breakfast at the hotel move to Suncheon

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo @ KTO

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo @ KTO

Garden exhibitions have been held in Europe and other leading countries for over 150 years. They have been a symbol of urban regeneration and environmental protection.

The International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013, which will be held between April and October of 2013, inherits these same traditions, while also dealing with future-oriented issues such as green-growth and environment-friendliness.

Already boasting one of the five most well-preserved costal wetlands in the world, the city of Suncheon is aiming to become a global leader in green growth through the exposition. Visit the International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013, and experience the spectacular gardens and magnificent wetlands. (more info)

Naganeupseong Folk Village

Naganeupseong Folk Village @ KTO

Naganeupseong Folk Village @ KTO

Naganeupseong Folk Village is located in Jeollanam-do Province, and contains a town castle that is over 18,000 Pyeong (1 pyeong = 3.3 sq m) in size. Within the east, south and west of the castle, about 100 families still reside, and the castle area has been very well preserved.

You can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area such as the kitchen area, the clay rooms, and Korean-style verandas. There are also 9 houses designated as important cultural resources, and numerous straw-roof houses as well.

The folk village’s other source of pride is the monument of General Im Kyeong-Eop (1594~1646). At every first full moon of the new year, they hold a ritual ceremony and celebration at the general’s monument, with games such as seesaw jumping, swings, and other folk activities. (more info)

Back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 3] After having breakfast at the hotel move to Yonggungsa Temple

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple

Yonggungsa Temple @ KTO

Yonggungsa Temple @ KTO

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. This superb find of a tourist spot and temple offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shore line. Most temples in Korea are located in the mountains.

The main sanctuary of the temple was reconstructed in 1970 with careful attention paid to the colors that were traditionally used in such structures. On the right-hand side, inside the a cave, is a uniquely designed Buddhist sanctum, while situated just in front of the main sanctuary is a three-story pagoda with four lions.

Moon Tan Road

Moon Tan Road @ BTO

Moon Tan Road @ BTO

Walk along the beautiful Moontan Road in the moonlight.The Moontan Road is one of Busan lovers’ favorite dating places because of its romantic atmosphere created by the moon-shaped street lamps that illuminate the surrounding woods. It’s a 30-minute walk connecting Dalmajigil Road, Dalmaji Garden Trail, Dalmaji Oeulmadang and Kudeokpo.

Dongbaekseom Island

Dongbaekseom Island @ KTO

Dongbaekseom Island @ KTO

Dongbaekseom Island (Island of Camellias) is an island located off one end of Busan’s famous Haeundae Beach. Though the years of sedimentation have connected the island to the mainland, Dongbaekseom was originally an island and is still referred to as one.

Nurimaru APEC House

Nurimaru APEC House @ KTO

Nurimaru APEC House @ KTO

Located on Dongbaekseom Island, which is noted for its beautiful, natural landscape accented by dense camellia and pine trees, Nurimaru APEC House has been used as a memorial hall and a prestigious international conference hall since the APEC summit meeting.

After shopping, back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 4] After having breakfast at the hotel, check-out and move to downtown of Busan

Gukje Market

Gukje Market @ KTO

Gukje Market @ KTO

Following the Korean War, refugees who had fled to Busan set up stalls in order to make a living, and this was the beginning of the “Gukje Market”. The Gukje Market is on of Korea’s largest markets; each alleyway is crowded with stalls and it connects to the Bupyeong Market, Kkangtong Market and other smaller markets.

The market stocks such a wide variety of goods, that you can find almost everything you need right here. Great buys at the Gukje Market include traditional Korean tableware and bedding sets, folk craftwork and more.

BIFF Square

BIFF Square @ KTO

BIFF Square @ KTO

Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 1996, and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996

Having been remade as a cultural tourist attraction promoting the advancement of Korea’s film industry, the BIFF Square has contributed to Busan’s newfound status as an international cultural tourist city. The 428 meter-long street stretching from the Buyeong Theater in Nampo-dong to the overpass in Chungmu-dong was divided into “Star Street” and “Festival Street,” and on the eve of the festival each year the “Ground Opening the BIFF Square” is held on the street.

During the ceremony events such as the hand printing of famous movie celebrities and Nunggot Jeomdeung (snow-flower lighting) take place. A district such as BIFF Square, crowded with first-run theaters in a city is rare not only in Asia but Europe as well, and for this reason it holds great potential.

In recent years, the square has grown into a more complex area featuring not only movie theaters but also shops and leisure facilities, attracting growing numbers of young visitors and tourists.

Move to Gimhae International Airport and depart to home

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Check-in at 4 Star hotel in Busan

Recommend Hotel : Haeundae Centum Hotel

Haeundae Centum Hotel @ KTO

Haeundae Centum Hotel @ KTO

Haeundae Centum Hotel is located in Centum City, one of the epicenters of shopping, culture, tourism, and business in the beautiful seaside city of Busan. Haeundae Centum Hotel is a major hotel equipped with five-star facilities and services.

Each of the hotel’s 543 guestrooms come equipped with the latest electronic appliances and kitchen facilities; the hotel itself boasts a sauna, fitness center, shops, restaurants, beauty salons, and medical clinics. Perfect for business travelers, Haeundae Centum Hotel also has a multi-purpose seminar room, a business center, and an Executive Lounge where guests can have breakfast while overlooking the Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

The hotel is located near the Busan Film Commission, the Busan Museum of Art, and BEXCO and is within easy traveling distance of Haeundae Beach, Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Nurimaru APEC House, and Dongbaek Island.

Taejongdae Resort Park

Taejongdae Resort Park @ KTO

Taejongdae Resort Park @ KTO

Designated as a Busan monument, along with Oryukdo Island, Taejongdae represents Busan, and is especially famous for its rock beach. Featuring its highest peak at 250 meters, there are forests of pine trees and other 200 varieties of trees.

Taejongdae is also famous for the ritual of praying for rain, performed when there are droughts, and rain on the 10th of lunar May is called the ‘Taejong Rain’. On days with clear skies you can see Japan’s Tsushima Island from the observatory.

 Photos of Taejongdae, Busan
This photo of Taejongdae is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Use Danubi mini train to Taejongdae Park.

Marine Natural History Museum

Busan Marine Natural History Museum @ KTO

Busan Marine Natural History Museum @ KTO

Opened on June 10, 1994, the Busan Marine Natural History Museum is the first and largest museum of its kind in Korea. The museum features some 25,000 marine specimens from over 100 countries around the world, including rare living species and those native to Korea. The museum opened a second exhibition hall in April 2003, and launched the Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum on February 23, 2007.

“Marine life on display in the museum” The major exhibits of Busan Marine Natural History Musem include; the largest existing man-eating clam, Arapaima (the largest living freshwater fish), Oarfish (a legendary fish that is said to live half of the month in the mountains and the rest in the sea), Whale fish (the largest living fish species), Jumbo squid (the largest of squid species), a blade bone fossil of dinosaur, Piranha (an omnivorous freshwater fish that inhabits South American rivers), Sturgeon (toothless bony fish species, whose eggs are often eaten as caviar), Water monitor (the second largest species of lizards), Alligator snapping turtle (giant turtle with strong teeth and a violent temper), Spur-thighed tortoise (the third largest turtle in the world) and more!

Jagalchi Fishery Market

Jagalchi Market @ KTO

Jagalchi Market @ KTO

The Jagalchi Fishery Market is Korea’s largest seafood market. After the Korean War(1950-1953) the market solidified itself as a fish market. Most of the people who sell fish are women, so the women who sell here are called ‘Jagalchi Ajumma,’ ‘ajumma’ meaning middle-aged or married women.

This market represents Busan and is famous throughout the country. If you visit you can eat fresh raw fish right at the market. Even these days you can see women selling mackerel, sea squirts (ascidians) and whale meat on wooden boxes along the road.

Every year in October the Jagalchi Cultural Tourism Festival is held, and it is easy to visit because of the convenient transportation provided by the subway. The Jagalchi Market is where you can see the lifestyle of the indigenous Busan natives.

Yongdusan Park ( Busan Tower)

Yongdusan Park Busan Tower @ KTO

Yongdusan Park Busan Tower @ KTO

Yongdusan Park, one of the most popular mountains in Busan

Yongdusan in downtown Busan, is one of the 3 well-known mountains in Busan. Its old name is Songhyunsan, which means a mountain has a view of the sea through the dense fine tree forest. Later the name has changed into Yongdusan. It came from its shape, which is similar to dragon head and people thought it has a spirit to defeat enemies coming over the sea.

On the mountain were shrine built by Japanese people during Japanese colonial role, but now are Cheokhwabi monument (the stone monument to the exclusion of foreigners from the country), Chunghontap (memorial tower for Korean war victims), 4.19 Revolution monument (the student’s anti-government revolt), the statue of General Lee Sunsin(the great commander in Joseon Dynasty period(1392-1910)) and Busan tower.

During Korea war, displaced people built houses on it even on the top, but 2 times of big fires took all them away making it bald mountain. Since then, fierce efforts to plant trees have created such beautiful park. The name of the park was once Unam park in the time of the Liberal Party’s ruling but it went back to Yungdosan park after April revolution (1960).

It is a place with beautiful scenery. Especially the night landscape from Busan tower is magnificent.

Back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 2] After having breakfast at the hotel move to Suncheon

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo @ KTO

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo @ KTO

Garden exhibitions have been held in Europe and other leading countries for over 150 years. They have been a symbol of urban regeneration and environmental protection.

The International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013, which will be held between April and October of 2013, inherits these same traditions, while also dealing with future-oriented issues such as green-growth and environment-friendliness.

Already boasting one of the five most well-preserved costal wetlands in the world, the city of Suncheon is aiming to become a global leader in green growth through the exposition. Visit the International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013, and experience the spectacular gardens and magnificent wetlands. (more info)

Naganeupseong Folk Village

Naganeupseong Folk Village @ KTO

Naganeupseong Folk Village @ KTO

Naganeupseong Folk Village is located in Jeollanam-do Province, and contains a town castle that is over 18,000 Pyeong (1 pyeong = 3.3 sq m) in size. Within the east, south and west of the castle, about 100 families still reside, and the castle area has been very well preserved.

You can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area such as the kitchen area, the clay rooms, and Korean-style verandas. There are also 9 houses designated as important cultural resources, and numerous straw-roof houses as well.

The folk village’s other source of pride is the monument of General Im Kyeong-Eop (1594~1646). At every first full moon of the new year, they hold a ritual ceremony and celebration at the general’s monument, with games such as seesaw jumping, swings, and other folk activities. (more info)

Back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 3] After having breakfast at the hotel move to Yonggungsa Temple

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple

Yonggungsa Temple @ KTO

Yonggungsa Temple @ KTO

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. This superb find of a tourist spot and temple offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shore line. Most temples in Korea are located in the mountains.

The main sanctuary of the temple was reconstructed in 1970 with careful attention paid to the colors that were traditionally used in such structures. On the right-hand side, inside the a cave, is a uniquely designed Buddhist sanctum, while situated just in front of the main sanctuary is a three-story pagoda with four lions.

Moon Tan Road

Moon Tan Road @ BTO

Moon Tan Road @ BTO

Walk along the beautiful Moontan Road in the moonlight.The Moontan Road is one of Busan lovers’ favorite dating places because of its romantic atmosphere created by the moon-shaped street lamps that illuminate the surrounding woods. It’s a 30-minute walk connecting Dalmajigil Road, Dalmaji Garden Trail, Dalmaji Oeulmadang and Kudeokpo.

Dongbaekseom Island

Dongbaekseom Island @ KTO

Dongbaekseom Island @ KTO

Dongbaekseom Island (Island of Camellias) is an island located off one end of Busan’s famous Haeundae Beach. Though the years of sedimentation have connected the island to the mainland, Dongbaekseom was originally an island and is still referred to as one.

Nurimaru APEC House

Nurimaru APEC House @ KTO

Nurimaru APEC House @ KTO

Located on Dongbaekseom Island, which is noted for its beautiful, natural landscape accented by dense camellia and pine trees, Nurimaru APEC House has been used as a memorial hall and a prestigious international conference hall since the APEC summit meeting.

After shopping, back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 4] After having breakfast at the hotel, check-out and move to downtown of Busan

Gukje Market

Gukje Market @ KTO

Gukje Market @ KTO

Following the Korean War, refugees who had fled to Busan set up stalls in order to make a living, and this was the beginning of the “Gukje Market”. The Gukje Market is on of Korea’s largest markets; each alleyway is crowded with stalls and it connects to the Bupyeong Market, Kkangtong Market and other smaller markets.

The market stocks such a wide variety of goods, that you can find almost everything you need right here. Great buys at the Gukje Market include traditional Korean tableware and bedding sets, folk craftwork and more.

BIFF Square

BIFF Square @ KTO

BIFF Square @ KTO

Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 1996, and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996

Having been remade as a cultural tourist attraction promoting the advancement of Korea’s film industry, the BIFF Square has contributed to Busan’s newfound status as an international cultural tourist city. The 428 meter-long street stretching from the Buyeong Theater in Nampo-dong to the overpass in Chungmu-dong was divided into “Star Street” and “Festival Street,” and on the eve of the festival each year the “Ground Opening the BIFF Square” is held on the street.

During the ceremony events such as the hand printing of famous movie celebrities and Nunggot Jeomdeung (snow-flower lighting) take place. A district such as BIFF Square, crowded with first-run theaters in a city is rare not only in Asia but Europe as well, and for this reason it holds great potential.

In recent years, the square has grown into a more complex area featuring not only movie theaters but also shops and leisure facilities, attracting growing numbers of young visitors and tourists.

Move to Gimhae International Airport and depart to home

For travel to Korea or for more informations, please fill the form below;

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Check-in at 4 Star hotel in Busan

Recommend Hotel : Haeundae Centum Hotel

Haeundae Centum Hotel @ KTO

Haeundae Centum Hotel @ KTO

Haeundae Centum Hotel is located in Centum City, one of the epicenters of shopping, culture, tourism, and business in the beautiful seaside city of Busan. Haeundae Centum Hotel is a major hotel equipped with five-star facilities and services.

Each of the hotel’s 543 guestrooms come equipped with the latest electronic appliances and kitchen facilities; the hotel itself boasts a sauna, fitness center, shops, restaurants, beauty salons, and medical clinics. Perfect for business travelers, Haeundae Centum Hotel also has a multi-purpose seminar room, a business center, and an Executive Lounge where guests can have breakfast while overlooking the Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

The hotel is located near the Busan Film Commission, the Busan Museum of Art, and BEXCO and is within easy traveling distance of Haeundae Beach, Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Nurimaru APEC House, and Dongbaek Island.

Taejongdae Resort Park

Taejongdae Resort Park @ KTO

Taejongdae Resort Park @ KTO

Designated as a Busan monument, along with Oryukdo Island, Taejongdae represents Busan, and is especially famous for its rock beach. Featuring its highest peak at 250 meters, there are forests of pine trees and other 200 varieties of trees.

Taejongdae is also famous for the ritual of praying for rain, performed when there are droughts, and rain on the 10th of lunar May is called the ‘Taejong Rain’. On days with clear skies you can see Japan’s Tsushima Island from the observatory.

 Photos of Taejongdae, Busan
This photo of Taejongdae is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Use Danubi mini train to Taejongdae Park.

Marine Natural History Museum

Busan Marine Natural History Museum @ KTO

Busan Marine Natural History Museum @ KTO

Opened on June 10, 1994, the Busan Marine Natural History Museum is the first and largest museum of its kind in Korea. The museum features some 25,000 marine specimens from over 100 countries around the world, including rare living species and those native to Korea. The museum opened a second exhibition hall in April 2003, and launched the Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum on February 23, 2007.

“Marine life on display in the museum” The major exhibits of Busan Marine Natural History Musem include; the largest existing man-eating clam, Arapaima (the largest living freshwater fish), Oarfish (a legendary fish that is said to live half of the month in the mountains and the rest in the sea), Whale fish (the largest living fish species), Jumbo squid (the largest of squid species), a blade bone fossil of dinosaur, Piranha (an omnivorous freshwater fish that inhabits South American rivers), Sturgeon (toothless bony fish species, whose eggs are often eaten as caviar), Water monitor (the second largest species of lizards), Alligator snapping turtle (giant turtle with strong teeth and a violent temper), Spur-thighed tortoise (the third largest turtle in the world) and more!

Jagalchi Fishery Market

Jagalchi Market @ KTO

Jagalchi Market @ KTO

The Jagalchi Fishery Market is Korea’s largest seafood market. After the Korean War(1950-1953) the market solidified itself as a fish market. Most of the people who sell fish are women, so the women who sell here are called ‘Jagalchi Ajumma,’ ‘ajumma’ meaning middle-aged or married women.

This market represents Busan and is famous throughout the country. If you visit you can eat fresh raw fish right at the market. Even these days you can see women selling mackerel, sea squirts (ascidians) and whale meat on wooden boxes along the road.

Every year in October the Jagalchi Cultural Tourism Festival is held, and it is easy to visit because of the convenient transportation provided by the subway. The Jagalchi Market is where you can see the lifestyle of the indigenous Busan natives.

Yongdusan Park ( Busan Tower)

Yongdusan Park Busan Tower @ KTO

Yongdusan Park Busan Tower @ KTO

Yongdusan Park, one of the most popular mountains in Busan

Yongdusan in downtown Busan, is one of the 3 well-known mountains in Busan. Its old name is Songhyunsan, which means a mountain has a view of the sea through the dense fine tree forest. Later the name has changed into Yongdusan. It came from its shape, which is similar to dragon head and people thought it has a spirit to defeat enemies coming over the sea.

On the mountain were shrine built by Japanese people during Japanese colonial role, but now are Cheokhwabi monument (the stone monument to the exclusion of foreigners from the country), Chunghontap (memorial tower for Korean war victims), 4.19 Revolution monument (the student’s anti-government revolt), the statue of General Lee Sunsin(the great commander in Joseon Dynasty period(1392-1910)) and Busan tower.

During Korea war, displaced people built houses on it even on the top, but 2 times of big fires took all them away making it bald mountain. Since then, fierce efforts to plant trees have created such beautiful park. The name of the park was once Unam park in the time of the Liberal Party’s ruling but it went back to Yungdosan park after April revolution (1960).

It is a place with beautiful scenery. Especially the night landscape from Busan tower is magnificent.

Back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 2] After having breakfast at the hotel move to Suncheon

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo @ KTO

Suncheon Bay Garden Expo @ KTO

Garden exhibitions have been held in Europe and other leading countries for over 150 years. They have been a symbol of urban regeneration and environmental protection.

The International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013, which will be held between April and October of 2013, inherits these same traditions, while also dealing with future-oriented issues such as green-growth and environment-friendliness.

Already boasting one of the five most well-preserved costal wetlands in the world, the city of Suncheon is aiming to become a global leader in green growth through the exposition. Visit the International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013, and experience the spectacular gardens and magnificent wetlands. (more info)

Naganeupseong Folk Village

Naganeupseong Folk Village @ KTO

Naganeupseong Folk Village @ KTO

Naganeupseong Folk Village is located in Jeollanam-do Province, and contains a town castle that is over 18,000 Pyeong (1 pyeong = 3.3 sq m) in size. Within the east, south and west of the castle, about 100 families still reside, and the castle area has been very well preserved.

You can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area such as the kitchen area, the clay rooms, and Korean-style verandas. There are also 9 houses designated as important cultural resources, and numerous straw-roof houses as well.

The folk village’s other source of pride is the monument of General Im Kyeong-Eop (1594~1646). At every first full moon of the new year, they hold a ritual ceremony and celebration at the general’s monument, with games such as seesaw jumping, swings, and other folk activities. (more info)

Back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 3] After having breakfast at the hotel move to Yonggungsa Temple

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple

Yonggungsa Temple @ KTO

Yonggungsa Temple @ KTO

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. This superb find of a tourist spot and temple offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shore line. Most temples in Korea are located in the mountains.

The main sanctuary of the temple was reconstructed in 1970 with careful attention paid to the colors that were traditionally used in such structures. On the right-hand side, inside the a cave, is a uniquely designed Buddhist sanctum, while situated just in front of the main sanctuary is a three-story pagoda with four lions.

Moon Tan Road

Moon Tan Road @ BTO

Moon Tan Road @ BTO

Walk along the beautiful Moontan Road in the moonlight.The Moontan Road is one of Busan lovers’ favorite dating places because of its romantic atmosphere created by the moon-shaped street lamps that illuminate the surrounding woods. It’s a 30-minute walk connecting Dalmajigil Road, Dalmaji Garden Trail, Dalmaji Oeulmadang and Kudeokpo.

Dongbaekseom Island

Dongbaekseom Island @ KTO

Dongbaekseom Island @ KTO

Dongbaekseom Island (Island of Camellias) is an island located off one end of Busan’s famous Haeundae Beach. Though the years of sedimentation have connected the island to the mainland, Dongbaekseom was originally an island and is still referred to as one.

Nurimaru APEC House

Nurimaru APEC House @ KTO

Nurimaru APEC House @ KTO

Located on Dongbaekseom Island, which is noted for its beautiful, natural landscape accented by dense camellia and pine trees, Nurimaru APEC House has been used as a memorial hall and a prestigious international conference hall since the APEC summit meeting.

After shopping, back to the hotel and stay over night

[Day 4] After having breakfast at the hotel, check-out and move to downtown of Busan

Gukje Market

Gukje Market @ KTO

Gukje Market @ KTO

Following the Korean War, refugees who had fled to Busan set up stalls in order to make a living, and this was the beginning of the “Gukje Market”. The Gukje Market is on of Korea’s largest markets; each alleyway is crowded with stalls and it connects to the Bupyeong Market, Kkangtong Market and other smaller markets.

The market stocks such a wide variety of goods, that you can find almost everything you need right here. Great buys at the Gukje Market include traditional Korean tableware and bedding sets, folk craftwork and more.

BIFF Square

BIFF Square @ KTO

BIFF Square @ KTO

Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 1996, and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996

Having been remade as a cultural tourist attraction promoting the advancement of Korea’s film industry, the BIFF Square has contributed to Busan’s newfound status as an international cultural tourist city. The 428 meter-long street stretching from the Buyeong Theater in Nampo-dong to the overpass in Chungmu-dong was divided into “Star Street” and “Festival Street,” and on the eve of the festival each year the “Ground Opening the BIFF Square” is held on the street.

During the ceremony events such as the hand printing of famous movie celebrities and Nunggot Jeomdeung (snow-flower lighting) take place. A district such as BIFF Square, crowded with first-run theaters in a city is rare not only in Asia but Europe as well, and for this reason it holds great potential.

In recent years, the square has grown into a more complex area featuring not only movie theaters but also shops and leisure facilities, attracting growing numbers of young visitors and tourists.

Move to Gimhae International Airport and depart to home

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