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Busan travel guide

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You're Going to Love Busan

When Koreans and tourists alike need a relaxing getaway in South Korea, they head to Busan. The city is famous for its laid-back atmosphere, beaches, natural hot springs, and reserves, and great street eats, festivals, and shopping fill the pleasant days.

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When to Visit Busan

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Busan is best...all year long! The city enjoys a sub-tropical climate with a hot and humid summer. The fall and winter months are similarly mild, and the city rarely experiences snow.

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How to Get to Busan

Airports near Busan

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Where to Stay in Busan

Unwind at Haeundae Guesthouse, a well-priced option for backpackers, or check in to the Elysee Hotel, which is a decent mid-range hotel. You'll find luxury accommodation at Haeundae Grand Hotel.

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How to Get Around Busan

The Cost of Living in Busan

Shopping Streets

The Lotte Department Store in Busan is incredibly popular, thanks to its linked hotel and cinema. Plan a visit to Nampodong, Busan's main shopping district.

Groceries and Other

Living costs in Busan are quite standard for the region. Milk is ₩2,480 per quart and a dozen eggs will run you around ₩3,442.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$9.16
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$89.40
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$1.58
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$5.67

Where to Eat in Busan

Tuck into delicious beef stews and side dishes for around ₩6000 at Seoul Kkakduggi. Enjoy an American-style breakfast for ₩15,000 at Eva's near Kyeongseong University. Don't miss out on the seafood fare at Ventanas Grill Steak and Seafood for ₩55,00 - ₩150,000.