"Weekends in Busan" Busan by DSwede
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[If you like the picture above, you should visit my Haeundae page for a truly wonderful view from Dalmaji Hill]
Working in Ulsan, I went down to Busan on many weekends.
At first, they were mostly with my Korean inspector counterpart, being his hometown, he and his family showed me a good time on every visit.
But subsequently, I ventured out on my own, visiting many of the city's sights and beaches. Other friends and I would go down for some shopping, a bit more international restaurant options and a change in nightlife (bars/clubs).
For some more general thoughts, please visit my S Korea page.
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I've seen and visited many corners of the city, but there are a few things that are unique to Busan, like the famous Jagalchi Market.
Others have commented on it, so I will opt not to duplicate their efforts. But I thought this photo was worth sharing. It is of Yungkungsa Temple, north of Busan on the coast (in direction of Ulsan).
- Pros:With the second largest amount of foreigners, Busan is easier to navigate and is western-friendly.
- Cons:The metro is not fully inclusive, so some of the outer sites will require bus trips too.
- In a nutshell:With a more moderate climate, Busan's busy streets have several day's worth of itinerary.
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