Busan, South Korea Overview
Busan, officially (Busan Metropolitan City), is South Korea’s second largest metropolis after Seoul, with a population of approximately 3.6 million. It is the largest port city in South Korea and the world’s fifth busiest seaport by cargo tonnage. Busan is located on the Southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula. It is located on the coast, which determined the development of the whole city itself. It is the nearest of South Korea’s six largest cities to Japan.
The city is located on the southeastern-most tip of the Korean peninsula. The most densely built up areas of the city are situated in a number of narrow valleys between the Nakdong River and Suyeong River, with mountains separating some of the districts. Administratively, it is designated as a Metropolitan City. The Busan metropolitan area is divided into 15 major administrative districts and a single county.
Detailed Map of Busan, South Korea
Located on the southeasternmost tip of the Korean Peninsula, Busan has a cooler version of a humid subtropical climate (Koppen climate classification Cfa). Extremely high or low temperatures are rare. May to July, late Springs and early Summers, are usually cooler than inland regions because of the ocean effect. late Summer and early Autumn, August and September, are generally hot and humid and the city may experience typhoons at that time and be generally rainy
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United Nations Memorial Cemetery ( UNMCK) ( Korean: 재한유엔기념공원; jae hahn UN ki nyum gong won), located at Tanggok in the Nam District, City of Busan, Republic of Korea, is a burial ground for United Nations Command (UNC) casualties of the Korean War. It contains 2,300 graves and is the only United Nations cemetery in the world.
Gimcheon (김천시; 金泉市; trans., 'gold spring city') is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It is situated on the major land transportation routes between Seoul and Busan, namely the Gyeongbu Expressway and Gyeongbu Line railway. In ancient times, Gimcheon was famous for its three mountains (Geumo, Daedeok, Hwangak) and two rivers (Gamcheon, Jikjicheon).
Beomeosa (Temple of the Nirvana Fish) is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in Cheongnyong-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea. Built on the slopes of Geumjeongsan, it is one of the country's most known urban temples.
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Haeundae District is a gu in eastern Busan, South Korea. It has an area of 51.44 km², and a population of about 423,000. This represents about 11.6% of the population in Busan. It became a division of Busan in 1976 and attained the status of gu in 1980.
Geumjeongsanseong (literally Geungjeong Mountain Fortress or Geumjeong Fortress) is the largest mountain fortress in the Republic of Korea today. It is located on Geumjeongsan in the Busan Metropolitan City. Following the Japanese invasion of 1592 and the Manchu invasion in 1627 and again in 1637, awareness of the necessity of national defence was heightened, especially against attacks from the sea.
The Gwangan Bridge is a suspension bridge located in Busan, South Korea. It connects Haeundae-gu to Suyeong-gu. The road surface is about 6,500 meters long, with the bridge as a whole spanning 7,420 meters. It is the second longest bridge in the country after the Incheon Bridge.
One of the highlights of the Yongdusan Park is the statue of Yi Sun-sin, Korea's 16th-century naval hero. The park also has a bust of writer Ahn Huijae. There is also the commemorative monument for the April 19th anti-government student protests. The most conspicuous of the park's feature is the Busan Tower.
The Busan Marine Natural History Museum is a museum displaying exhibits on marine natural history of Busan and located in Dongnae-gu, Busan. It was founded in 1994. The purpose of the foundation is to preserve, to study and to exhibit geological and biological records about the local environment.
Busan Aquarium is a joint project between Living and Leisure Australia (LLA) and local government. This is the first major tourism undertaking with a local government under the Private Investment Promotion of Infrastructure Law. Living and Leisure Australia has since been acquired by Merlin Entertainments, the worlds second largest attraction operator.
Busan Exhibition and Convention Center ( Hangul: 벡스코, commonly known as BEXCO ( Busan EXhibition and Convention center) is a convention and exhibition center located in Centum City, Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea.
Busan Museum of Art
The Port of Busan is the largest port in South Korea, located in the city of Busan, South Korea.
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Pusan National University (PNU, also called Busan National University) is one of ten flagship Korean national universities and a leading university in South Korea. Located mainly in Busan (or Pusan), the university's English name is a translation of its former Korean name, "Gungnip Pusan Daehakgyo" (국립 부산 대학교), but has since dropped "national" from its Korean moniker.
Busan Citizens Park (formerly Camp Hialeah) is a former Imperial Japanese Army base and United States Army camp located in the Busanjin District of the city of Busan, South Korea. The Camp occupying 133-acre (540,000 m 2) of prime real estate was closed on 10 August 2006 and handed back to the Busan city government.
The Musical Instrument Museum ( MIM) is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Opened in April 2010, it is the largest museum of its type in the world. The collection of over 15,000 musical instruments and associated objects includes examples from nearly 200 countries and territories, representing every inhabited continent.
Chungnyeolsa is a sacred shrine, where the spirits of those who fought against the Japanese troops during the Japanese invasions of Korea of 1592, are enshrined. The present Chungnyeolsa was first built in 1605 (the 38th year of the reign under King Seonjo) as Songgongsa, within the South Gate of Dongnae eupseong by Yun Hwon, the Deputy Delegate of Dongnae, enshrining Song Sang-hyeon and performing annual rite to the spirit.
Democracy Park is a historic park located in Central Park, Jung District, Busan, South Korea. It was established in October 16, 1999 to commemorate the sacrifices of April Revolution, Busan-Masan Democracy Movement and June Democracy Movement.
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My Trip To Busan, S. Korea
This is a video of what I've been up to in South Korea. Specifically made for my family and friends back home in the States. Enjoy! PART 2!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmr_5NxXqAU
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Busan formerly spelled Pusan (Korean pronunciation: [pusan]) is South Korea's second largest metropolis after Seoul, with a population of around 3.6 million. It is the largest port city in South Korea and the world's fifth busiest seaports by cargo tonnage. The city is located on the southeastern-most tip of the Korean peninsula.
A Trip to Busan, South Korea
I took my camera along to Busan. Enjoy and subscribe for more. Music Moby - In This World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecTm6G7AjcM
Haeundae Beach Busan South Korea
Haeundae Beach in Busan is Korea's most popular beach. It is a great family beach and a promenade and golden sand stretch along the length of this little bay. At one end is Mipo Wharf where you can catch a ferry and at the other end a walkway arond the APEC building at the other end.
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120903 2/2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmQaDfjfsaQ Busan formerly spelled Pusan (Korean pronunciation: [pusan]) is South Korea's second largest metropolis after Seoul, with a population of around 3.6 million. The Metropolitan area (includes adjacent cities of Gimhae and Yangsan) population is 4,399,515 as of 2010. It is the largest port city in South Korea and the world's fifth busiest seaports by cargo tonnage.
Haeundae Beach in Busan, South Korea
Haeundae Beach in Busan, South Korea
Cherry blossom Busan, S. Korea
Cherry blossom Busan, S. Korea
Travel: South Korea - Seoul, Busan, Yeosu
www.danielbrokstad.com This ia short video from my vacation in South Korea in the summer of 2012. I was there for 2 weeks and visited Soul, Busan and the Yeosu Expo. I had a lot of fun in South Korea and without any doubt I will return one day.