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Gwangalli Beach, Busan

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#2 of 101 in Outdoors in South Korea
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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  • Gwangalli beach is at night is beautiful. When I went back and not-so-clean with water conveniently Haeundae Beach to swim in.
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  • Try taking a walk along the beach in Busan attractions conveniently nearby, you can enjoy the feeling. Part of the numerous restaurants and cafes as well as the street. It's just not quite as much as the popular strand is expensive.
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  • Located 10min walk from the Gwangan metro station, we decided to look for dinner along the beach and the area has an abundance of Korean BBQ joints and bars. The area has a nice slow paced relaxed fee...  more »

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Where to stay in Busan

Established as a domestic tourist destination for a long while now, you'll find a good set of accommodations in Busan, a city becoming more and more equipped to cope with its burgeoning international reputation. Around Seomyeon station and slightly further to the northeast lie some of the most established options, with an abundance of hotels, hostels, and guesthouses in this highly commercial district. Head to the Haeundae beach district for a range of beachfront options, and more budget-friendly guesthouses in the side streets that lead away from the beach.
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