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Best Time: May-July and September Read More

Ideal duration: 2-3 days

Nearest Airport: Busan Check Flights

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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