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Gwangalli Beach, Busan

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A sweeping crescent of fine yellow sand, Gwangalli Beach is lined with shops, restaurants, and bars, providing entertainment from morning till night. Stretching for 1.4 km (0.8 mi), the beach attracts numerous water skiers and windsurfers making the most of the clear blue waters. When in need of refreshments, explore the adjacent boulevard, coming alive in the evenings with eateries offering tasty cuisine, live music, and bars packed with tourists. To visit Gwangalli Beach on your holiday in Busan, and find out what else Busan has to offer, use our Busan tour app .
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  • Guanganli has been a symbol of youth. The water is dirty and swimming, but the fact that there is an ocean is enough to do its part. There's a lot of space for young people to relax, but it's a place that's as dizzying as it seems to be.
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  • We stayed on a hotel overlooking the beach and we loved the beach itself and the whole area. Lots of restaurants and bars to choose from and a wonderful beach to stroll along- plus the convenience of ...  more »
  • We visited this beach early in October, and it was very lively and so full of lights. The view of he Diamond Bridge all lighted up was spectacular. There were also many concerts and live performances ...  more »
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  • Nice beach. Did not have the best weather, but you have a good view of the bridge.
  • Highly recommend for night view in Busan! Along the beachside, there are many bars and restaurants. You may enjoy the famous Gwangalli bridge in the beach.
  • Gwangan Station & Gwangalli Bridge
  • Nice bridge view. Tons of restaurants and bars around the Main Street. Great place to spend the day and chill out in the summer.
  • This was my favorite beach while I was in Busan. I like it more than Haeundae Beach. Korean people who I know also liked it more and spend time with their family there. It is peaceful and beautiful with nice cafes and restaurants. Above all, you have a fascinating view of Gwangandaegyo Bridge.
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