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Recreation & Outdoor Activities
Haeundae, blessed with some of Korea’s best scenery, is one of the most popular beaches in Korea and a lot of restaurants and cafes with a modern and sophisticated atmosphere are located. Various cultural events and festivals are regularly held along the beach.
Gwangalli Beach, with its beautiful night view of Gwangan Bridge with a stark half-moon shape, is filled with a variety of attractions such as restaurants and cafes that create a unique atmosphere, as well as stores selling famous fashion brands. During the summer season, you can also enjoy various marine sports such as banana boats and windsurfing.
Bicycle Rental Service
Park Hyatt Busan provides a bicycle rental service for all in-house guests for two hours. Enjoy the warm sunshine and breezes while watching the beautiful scenery of the city, such as Gwangan Bridge with its glorious nighttime views, the unending horizon of the ocean and Dongbaek Island.
Guests staying at the Park Hyatt Busan can enjoy a specially priced yacht tour that lets guests appreciate beautiful views of Haeundae and the city’s modern downtown on a luxury and comfortable yacht while gliding over the ocean.
Art and Design
Busan Museum of Art
The Busan Museum of Art features five floors with 11 exhibition halls, educational rooms, and library displays, and exhibits a rich array of art from various genres.
F1963 & Hyundai Motorstudio Busan
Established in 1963, F1963 was the first factory to manufacture wires in Busan until its closure in 2008. With the Busan Biennale in 2016, F1963 was reborn as a multi-level cultural space, housing an array of art galleries, cultural events, frequent changing exhibitions, an international library, a family bookstore, a few cafés, restaurants and outdoor installations for visitors of all ages. The integrated Hyundai Motorstudio Busan with changing exhibitions won the Hyundai Blue Prize in 2021.
Alliance Française ART SPACE
Alliance Française ART SPACE is an alternative art space aiming to promote understanding of cultural diversity. It offers displays in various media, from photography, painting and sculpture to installation art and media art, encouraging local artists and citizens to more actively communicate with the world.
Gallery Form, located in the Lotte Gallerium, is a cultural exhibition complex that captures various aspects of modern and international art.
Millak Raw Fish Town
Located in Millak-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, Millak Raw Fish Town is a hoe (raw fish) restaurant with a window view of Gwangalli Beach and Gwangandaegyo Bridge. You may purchase fish on the 1st floor and then go to one of the restaurants located from the 2nd floor through the 10th floor.
Wonjo Eonyang Bulgogi
Good quality meat is seasoned and roasted on charcoal fire to entice people with meat that melts in your mouth. Clean and neat side dishes and spicy kimchi stew are also specialties.
National Maritime Museum
The National Maritime Museum allows people to gain an understanding of the maritime world in a comprehensive and systematic way through the collection, research, and exhibition of maritime-related relics. Exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum encompass all aspects of marine and ocean life with free admission.
Opened in 1978, the museum has taken on a leading role in preserving traditional culture in Busan by obtaining a wealth of relics from strong excavation efforts, generous donations and purchases, and by meticulous research.
UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea
The UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea honors UN soldiers from 16 countries and UN aids from five countries that were killed in battle during the Korean War from 1950-1953. Some notable sites and memorials include: Memorial Service Hall, Memorabilia Hall, two Turkish Monuments, Greek Monument, Australian Monument, British Common Wealth Monument and two ponds.
With its amazing views of the city lights and the lights of the Gwangan Bridge to Geumjeong-gu, Mount Hwangnyeongsan is considered a must-see for visitors, especially at night. The observatory located halfway up the mountain is a popular spot well-known for night hiking.
Busan Premium Outlet
Busan Premium Outlet offers 180 designer-brand stores with 25% to 65% discounts throughout the year. It has an exotic shopping environment themed after Tuscany, Italy.
The Lotte Mall
The Lotte Mall is a shopping complex combining premium outlets, a shopping mall, Lotte Mart and Lotte Cinema. The outlet contains 550 brand stores with lower prices than the average department store and offers local restaurants and alleyway stores that sell ceramics, handicrafts, artwork, and more.
Shinsegae Centum City
The Shinsegae Centum City department store is the largest multiple shopping resort in Asia. Not only does it contain 622 stores, but it is also the only place in Busan where shopping can be enjoyed along with an indoor ice rink, driving range, CGV movie theater, art galleries, a spa and more.
Destinations in Nature
Oryukdo Skywalk, located in Oryukdo Seungdumal, was set up over a 35-meter-high coastal cliff, with a 15-meter glass bridge comprising 24 glass plates shaped like the letter U. Visitors will be thrilled by the view of the waves while looking down through the transparent floor.
Igidae Coastal Walk
Igidae Coastal Walk is a walking course on the ocean cliff offering beautiful scenic views. This is a 3.95-kilometer course connecting Dongsangmal, Eoul Madang, Nongbawi, Oryukdo, and Sunrise Park, and you can experience a railway arch, rocky road, sandy road, deck road, and more.
Dalmaji-gil Road is a small walkway on the corner of Songjeong Beach boasting beautiful cherry blossoms and pine trees, along with an eight-kilometer driving course on the slope of Mount Wausan.
Dongbaek Island Coastal Walk
Dongbaek Island is a small island full of dongbaek trees and evergreen trees. Since 2005, it has been renovated with two walking courses. One course reaches Heaundae Beach, while the other gives a tour of Dongbaek Island following paved paths.