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Busan Tourism

Second largest city in South Korea. Situated on the furthest southeastern tip of the southern peninsula

Seoul is the largest city of South Korea followed by Busan or Pusan. It has the fifth busiest port in the world by tonnage and is the largest port of course in South Korea. It also has the largest beach and longest river in South Korea besided having the largest departmental store in the world.

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Currency in Busan

The currency notes are of 50,000 , 10,000 , 5000 and 1000 denomination. The coins are 500,100,50,10,5 and 1.

Exchanging Money in Busan

1 KRW = 0.060 INR.

Daily Budget for Busan

The average daily budget in Busan is between 35,000 and 40,000 KRW.

Religion of Busan

Buddhism and Christianity are the main religions

Busan Customs

Busan has no special customs that need to be observed

Language of Busan

Gyeongsang dialect in Korean

History of Busan

The Korean government began using Busan as a port city since the 15th century. During the Japanese rule, Busan became a nodal trading centre and in the Korean war Busan was in fact one of the two cities that was not captured by the North Korean army.

Nightlife in Busan

Covercruise is a nightlife cruise. Besides there are casinos like Paradise casino. Tourists could hit up Thursday parties which is a chain of bars as well as places like Gwangalli and Seomyeon. Busan Cultural centre and Busan International Film festival are also ways in which tourists can spend their evenings.

Shopping in Busan

Gukje market- a variety of goods are available here. Kkangtong Market is famous for canned products. Daehyon underground shopping centre is famous for local brands. Shinsegae Centum City - the largest shopping mall in the world is extremely fancy and extravagant complete with spas and skating rinks.

Restaurants and Local Food in Busan

Must try food here are the fresh raw fishes - "Hoe," Dwaeji Gukbap (pork soup), Milmyeon (wheat noodle cooked in a cold chicken, beef broth) and Ssiat Hotteok (sweet pancake coverded with seeds).
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How much does a package cost for Busan?

The packages for Busan start at INR 43393 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the things to do in Busan?

The top things to do in Busan are Beomeosa Temple, Jagalchi Fish Market, Gwangalli Beach, Taejongdae Resort Park, Haeundae Beach, Yonggungsa Temple. You can see all the places to visit in Busan here

What is the local food in Busan?

Must try food here are the fresh raw fishes - "Hoe," Dwaeji Gukbap (pork soup), Milmyeon (wheat noodle cooked in a cold chicken, beef broth) and Ssiat Hotteok (sweet pancake coverded with seeds).
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What are the places near Busan?

The top places near to Busan are Seoul which is 325 km from Busan, London which is located 9183 km from Busan, Dubai which is located 7024 km from Busan, Osaka which is located 588 km from Busan, Kyoto which is located 609 km from Busan

What is the best time to visit Busan?

The best time to visit Busan is during May, June, July and also in September. These can be considered as the peak time for visiting Busan. January is quite cold in the city, but because of the new year celebrations, people do flock the place. Spring brings colour to the city of Busan as the flowers bloom, and the official cherry blossom season starts. If you are interested in visiting a crowd-free Busan, then target the beginning of April for a visit. Spring in Busan begins in March and lasts till the beginning of May. This is the time when the temperature rises, and by the end of May, it does become warm. Spring is when you can sit by the beach and enjoy the weather. Summer rolls in May and lasts till mid-October. Summer in Busan gets hot and sunny, and it isn't the best time for outdoor activities. It is an excellent time for beach activities and nightlife. By August, the climate starts getting colder which brings in the Autumn season that lasts till November. The time from October to December is treated as the shoulder season for tourism in Busan. The weather is soothing, and it is a fantastic time for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and even for walking around the city and in the outskirts. The winters begin in November which is considered mostly as the offseason which lasts till March when it's cold and freezing. It isn't a good time to visit Busan. As it rains sporadically throughout the year, it's advised to carry Umbrellas at all times.
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