Pusan, South Korea

Pusan, now officially known as Busan Metropolitan City is South Korea’s second most populous city after Seoul. It is the economic, cultural and educational center of southeastern Korea. Pusan is a center for international conventions and also a center for sports tournaments in Korea. 

Major Attractions in Pusan:

Pusan is an interesting city for travelers as it is shrouded by mountains and beset by the sea. Head to the following must-visit spots to explore the dynamic beauty of the city and get immersed into its rich history and culture.

  • Gwangan Bridge: The Gwangan Bridge is the longest bridge in Korea with magnificent lighting effects at night to form one of Korea’s finest after dark scenes. There are also restaurants along the bridge.
  • Haeundae Beach: Enjoy some private time and appreciate the unspoiled coastline for an idyllic, sun-saoked trip at Haeundae Beach. It is also a place where the city’s best bars and restaurants concentrate, making it a fine stop in the evening.
  • Jagalchi Market: It is a fish market providing a scarce opportunity for travelers to experience the best of Korean sea food and local culture. At the Main Street, one can find a huge collection of food stalls serving food and traditional drinks.


  • ibis Ambassador Busan City centre- The hotel features 207 rooms, a restaurant, bar and free Wi-Fi.
  • Lotte Hotel Busan- The hotel boasts of unparallel reputation and caring services.
  • Home Hotel- It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, parking, breakfast and free-use lockers.


The coastal city of Pusan, South Korea has a thriving culinary scene serving delicious local food.

  • Sharky’s Bar and Grill- It has the most American feel of any of the expat bars in Pusan.
  • Merciel- where sea meat the sky & it offers unique dining experience.

Famous foods in Pusan:

  • Eomuk: Eomuk or fishcakes is served by street vendors by threading fishcakes on a skewer.
  • Ssiat hotteok: A famous Korean pancake
  • Milmyeon: Wheat noodles often eaten in summer

Travel Info:

Pusan has the busiest Gimhae International airport. The city is also well connected to Korean rail network.