The best way to beat the summer heat is to have fun!
What better place than in one of South Korea’s popular destinations, BUSAN?
Visit Haeundae Busan!
Haeundae Beach is located in the East of South Korea, and is very popular with both Koreans and foreigners alike! It is VERY BUSY in the summer, so be sure to book your accommodation in advance!
Haeundae beach is 1.5 km long and about 30 – 5o metres wide with golden sand. The beach is packed with people in July and August. On record days, 1 million people visit the beach.
How to get to Haeundae
If one get to visit Busan, Haeundae beach is definitely one of the Must-see places !!! Wide, clean and beautiful beach!
How to get there? Not difficult at all. You can take subway line 2 and get of at Haeundae station, exit 5. From there you walk for around 400 meters, and there you will see the beach.
The name of the beach “Haeundae” is given by a scholar Choi Si Won since Silla Kingdom period. The beach is around 1.5 kilometer long and 30-50 meters wide. So you can really enjoy walking along the beach with the beautiful scenery of the sea.
The best period to visit is during June – the beginning of September. So, for those who planned to visit Korea during the summer, Haeundae would be one of your best options for memorable experiences in Korea.
The beach is one of the most famous beaches as well as the most popular vacation destinations even among Koreans. There are numbers of festivals and events going on throughout each year, such as movie talks, religious events and Busan International Film Festival. There are many accommodations nearby since the beach is surrounded by residency areas.
Things to do at Haeundae
Located close to Haunedae is the Yonggungsa Water Temple, which is one of the few temples that are located on the coast rather than somewhere high in the mountain! It is not located at Haeundae beach itself, but it is a close taxi ride away!
One of the most interesting places to take your family! It is located exactly on Haeundae Beach, and a great place to get closer to what lies under the sea!
This is a very romantic hill called “Moon Viewing Hill” in Korea, and it is located on the Eastern point of Haeundae beach! You can get some of the best views of the beach from here, and the walk itself is very interesting! There are a lot of art galleries, so why not make it a full experience?
Shinsegae Department Store + Spa Land
Considered the biggest department store in Korea, check it out if you want to do some shopping! You can also experience “Spa Land”, which is an experience in itself!It is supposed to be one of the biggest spas in Asia!
2Nurimaru APEC House
6Galleries at Haeundae Dalmajigil Road
7Busan Yachting Center
8Shinsegae Centum City Ice Link
10IBK Jump Theater
11Busan Cinema Studios
13Busan Museum of Art
14Shinsegae Spa Land
15Paradise Outdoor Hot Spring
|16Besta Hot Spring
21Paradise Casino Busan
22Shinsegae Department Store Centum City Branch
23Chengsapo Raw Fish Street
24Mipo Raw Fish Street
26The Sea Eel Alley in HaeundaeMarket
27Sogogi Kukbap Street
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