Best Nightview Spots In Busan, You Need to Know and Experience!
In this article we will share to you the best night spot in Busan for night owl and those who love to stroll and have walk at night. As we know that Busan is the second most visited city in South Korea right next to Seoul. While many of you might only think to have a beautiful travel time during the daylight up to sunset, Busan actually have more to enjoy even up to the night time. Let’s dive right to it!
FYI, some of the place here might be temporarily closed due to COVID19, make sure you check on their official website before you go there!
Cheonghak Waterside Park 청학 수변 공원
Cheonghak Waterside Park is right next to the Busan Harbor Bridge which connects from Young-do to Gamman-dong and has been built in August, 2014. Busan Harbor Bridge looks so beautiful and it became a new landmark in Busan.
Cheonghak Waterside Park is one of the best spots to get a brilliant night view of the Busan Harbor Bridge. The light from the bridge changes every time and makes a whole different glimmering night view.
This park is not fancy or full of figures and statues but it’s a great place to walk along and enjoy the view of the bridge. Cheonghak Waterside Park is also used as a volunteer work. In the day time, they have several volunteer activities going on.
Address: 217-43 Cheonghak 2(i)-dong, Yeongdo-gu, Busan, South Korea
Opening Hours: 01:00 ~ 23:00
Busan Tower 부산타워
Let’s meet the Busan Tower that is located at an altitude of 69 meters and is 120 meters tall! The night view from here is probably the best among other citys’ night views. And the lighthouse on the top (2012.6.1.-120m tall) is the highest lighthouse in Korea and has been an excellent guide for the ships from the sunset to sunrise.
Address: 1-1 Gwangbok-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
Opening Hours 09:00 ~ 22:00
Dongbaek Island and TheBay101
The Bay 101 is an emerging hot spot just next to Dongbaek Island (Dongbaek-seom). It is a yacht club as well as cafes, pubs and restaurants that is best enjoyed during night time together with stunning city lights across the water. Some things they offers are club101, Gallery 101, Side Coffee, Daedo Restaurant, Finger and chat kiosk, fingers and chat dining pub thatup to 24.00 midnight.
Address: 52, Dongbaek-ro, Haeundae-gu
How to get there: Dongbaek Station (metro line 2), exit 1. Go straight about 440 meters. Next, cross the intersection and pass the bridge. Then, it should be on your right.
Hocheon Village is famous since it became the filming site for “Fight For My Way” in 2017. While it may not be as famous as Gamchoen Culture Village, this village is quiet good to visit especially if you don’t like crowd areas.
When it gets dark, the low buildings, open view and calm atmosphere give visitors a memory they’re not likely to forget.
Address: 491, Eomgwang-ro, Busanjin-gu
How to get there:
Buam Station (metro line 2), exit 8. Take bus 87. Get off at Hocheon Village stop.
Hwangnyeongsan Viewing Lounge
Hwangnyeongsan Viewing Lounge is the premier hotspot for the best panoramic view in Busan, especially if you are a photographer. Atop the 427 meters tall Hwangnyeongsan mountain, the whole of Busan can be seen. While visiting the mountain beacon observatory, you can gaze out at the panoramic view of Seom-yeon, Gwangandaegyo Bridge and Haeundae.
Address: 391-39, Hwangnyeongsan-ro, Nam-gu
How to get there:
About 10 minutes by taxi from Geumnyeonsan Station (metro line 2) or Mulmangol Station (metro line 3).
Namgu Uam-dong Urban Forest
Namgu Uam-dong’s Urban Forest is a great night spot as it overlooks Busan Port areas. The colorful lights of the Busan Harbor Bridge and the statue of Jesus at Donghyang Catholic church, which resembles the one in Rio de Janeiro, make the area feel like the set of a romantic movie.
You can also take a picture in the glowing moon statue near this area to just capture the moment through sillouette picture with your couple and loved ones.
Address: 127-45, Uam-dong, Nam-gu
How to get there:
Beomil Station (metro line 1), exit 8. Take Nam-gu village bus 3 and get off at Asan Apartment stop.
Haeundae Marine city
When the lights lit up after sundown, the nightscape of the Marine City can compete with world famous nightscape locations such as Hong Kong and Shanghai. With various restaurants, cafes and bars along the street, it is a popular destination for people of all ages.
- Phone: +82-51-749-5700
- Address: 50, Songdohaebyeon-ro, Seo-gu, Busan 부산광역시 서구 송도해변로 50 (암남동)
- Homepage: www.haeundae.go.kr
How to get here
Suyeong Station (Busan Subway Line 3), Exit 2.
Walk for approx. 11 min.
Gamcheon Culture Village
Busan is having various attraction with Gamcheon culture village as one of them. Gamcheon culture village is formed by houses built in staircase design on the foothills of coastal mountain, similar to Machu Pichu. This is one of the hotspot in Busan for tourist, or Instagrammable spot seeker, so you definitely don’t wanna miss this :).
Many place here decorated with murals and sculptures made by the residents and remember to try Cafe Avant Garde when you come here.
- Operating hours: 09:00-16:00
Gamcheon Culture Village Experience Program
- Phone: +82-51-204-1444
- Address: 203, Gamnae 2-ro, Saha-gu, Busan
부산광역시 사하구 감내2로 203 (감천동)
- Homepage: www.gamcheon.or.kr
- Available Facilities
– Gamcheon Cultural Village Information Center
– Gamnae Eoulteo
– Small Museum
– Art shop
– Mini shop
- Interpretation Services Offered
Cultural Tourism Explanation Guide: +82-51-780-2177
How to get here
By [Subway + Bus]
Goejeong Station (Busan Subway Line 1), Exit 6.
Take Bus Sakha 1 or Sakha 1-1 and get off at to Gamcheon Elementary School Bus Stop.
Dadaepo Fountain of Dream
Dadaepo Beach is made from sands deposited by Nakdonggang River and features shallow water and wide sand beach suitable for children to enjoy. Water activities can be enjoyed at the beach such as paddleboarding, kiteboarding and more. By adding Beach Park and walking path, the crowd has become bigger year after year. At the entrance of the beach, the large plaza has the biggest musical fountain in the world. Visitors can enjoy the musical fountain from late-April to October.
Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams is located at the plaza of Dadaepo Beach. The music fountain, the first of its kind in Busan, shoots water up to 55 m above the ground and displays a choreographed show of water dancing along with the background music. Most fountain shows in the world are located within a lake or small pool, which makes this fountain stand out for being performed straight out of an open plaza. From April to October, visitors can watch a fantastic fusion of sound, light and water along with various cultural events, performed nearby.
- Operating Hours
[Dadaepo Beach] Daily
[Experience Fountain (6 times; 20 minutes per session)]
11:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
* Additional 10 minute operation once a night after first music fountain show
[Music Fountain (20 minutes)]
Spring (from April opening): Weekdays 19:30 / Weekends & Public Holidays 19:30, 20:30
Summer (May-August): Weekdays 20:00 / Weekends & Public Holidays 20:00, 21:00
Fall (September-October): Weekdays 19:30 / Weekends & Public Holidays 19:30, 20:30
* Subject to change depending on weather conditions.
*During summer vacation period (July 22-August 20) musical fountain will perform at 20:00 and 21:00.
- Phone: (051)220-4161
- Address: 14, Morundae 1-gil, Saha-gu, Busan
- Homepage: fountain.saha.go.kr
How to get here
Dadaepo Beach Station (Metro line 1), exit 2 → walk about 4 minutes to the beach
Haewoljeong Pavilion is situated at Dalmaji Hill (달맞이고개), Haeundae. As you see the scenery here are really amazing and worth to visit. Other than that, you can also see the moon clearly here. The moon rise from Dalmaji Hill has been considered one of the eight most beautiful scenes in Korea (대한팔경/Daehanpalgyeong).
How to get here:
Bus: 39, 100, 139, 141, 200, or 1003 at Mipo Moontan Road Ipgu bus stop (미포문탠로드입구) – This is one of beginning locations of Dalmaji Road.
Have you ever been to these places? Which one you love the most? Let us know in the comments section below!