South Korea’s second-largest city is full of spirit and character.
About 2 km long and 40 m wide, Haeundae is the most famous beach in South Korea.
The crescent of sand is lined with numerous upscale hotels and apartments, as well as a beautiful promenade.
It is the main venue for the renowned Busan International Film Festival.
Completed in 2012, this avant-garde architecture features a “flying roof”, three indoor theaters, as well as an outdoor cinema known as Dureraum.
Seafood fans can find nearly every species in Jagalchi Fish Market – the largest of its kind in South Korea.
Another reason why Jagalchi Fish Market is famous throughout the country is that it represents the people of Busan: boisterous, bold yet kind-hearted.
Spoon worm – one of Busan's most popular dishes.
Perching on a sea cliff, this temple is one of Korea’s most impressive worship places.
This 14th-century temple is widely known for its architectural beauty, as well as the enigmatic phenomenon that occurred throughout its 600-year history.
Gamcheon is a hillside labyrinth filled with boxy, colorful houses.
Aside from the vivid buildings, there are numerous quirky murals and eccentric figures dotting the area. They transform the former slum into a lively outdoor gallery.
The houses in Gamcheon are built in staircase fashion so that no house blocks any house behind it, creating an extraordinary urban landscape.