An ordinary beach if not for the bridge that runs parallel to the beach across the ocean. Gwangandaegyo Bridge is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks due to the myriad of colours that emanate from it come nightfall. This is also how it became known as the Diamond Bridge.
Directions:From Busan Station, take Bus 41, 42, 140, 239, 240 or 139. Alight at Gwangalli Beach.ORTake Subway Line 2 to Gwangan Station. Come out from Exit 5.Turn right and walk for 5 minutes down 7 blocks to arrive at Gwangalli Beach.
End your night on this mountain, if not for the tranquility and the city breeze that the peak offers, then for the view of the Diamond bridge lights from end to end!
Directions:Bongusudae Peak on Mt. Hwangnyeong is 15 minutes by foot from Gwangalli Beach.20-30 minute walk from Subway line 2 Geumnyeonsan Station
First impressions of South Korea
You can hardly can find traffic light crossings on main roads. To cross the roads, you'd have to go underground.
There are only stairs and (extremely slow) lifts to go underground.
South Korea offers plenty of free wi-fi spots and you'll always never run out of battery with free charging points.
Daily Busan Expenses
Bus: 1300₩ for adults; 900₩ for children 1-way. Try to have exact change as the driver might not have change for you!
Metro: 4500₩ metro-only day-pass. A much wiser option if you'll be travelling around the city much! Note also that the metro only accepts 1000₩ notes.
Read: How Do You Get To Travel So Much As A Student?
Recommended duration in Busan: 3-4 days
This extensive itinerary covers all of Busan's main attractions, so you shouldn't run out of things to do in Busan! If you do, ask me! I have plenty of food recommendations to share with you. ????
This post was originally published on Bel Around The World.