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Gwangwangannaeso 219 Gwanganhaebyeon-ro | Suyeong-gu, Busan 48303, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you’re into live music, clubs, bars, modern restaurants, or beautiful night beaches; you must visit Gwangalli Beach which is a ~40 minute train ride from Busan. This beautiful beach overlooks the lit up bridge at night and provides relief from the hectic city life....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recommend it at night! We are charmed by the whole city but it's hard to find a second place with such tall and illuminated buildings that throw light into water in the evenings! it gives a great effect! Just great! I recommend especially for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to this beach VERY CLEAN. Great beach! Nice coffee shops and restaurants next to the waterfront. Night time the bridge lights up and amateur talent lines the boardwalk.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lakepowell2k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was Spring 2018, I took the subway and got to Gwangali with ease...it was chilly but a bright day. The lovely beachfront was lively and friendly. Liked the relaxing local vibe. The open air concert was uplifting. By night, the bluesky beachfront view turned...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank B L
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

A very pretty beach with an amazing view of a gorgeous bridge. I highly recommend arriving at dusk and just appreciating the lights of the bridge becoming brighter as the sun goes down. Plenty of restaurants along the waterfront mean you can appreciate the beach...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

It is beautiful even in winter. It is definitely a must see for Busan. You can enjoy the restaurants and pubs close to this location.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank senasurmeli
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Gwangali beach is a stunning beach in Busan. Great views and lots of good eateries nearby. The bridge is definitely worth viewing!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gemma T
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

A very nice and clean beach in Busan. Not as crowded as Haeundae and it even has a separate surfer, paddleboard, boogie board area on the far southwest side of the beach. Rentals boards and classes are available.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 789rodneyn
Reviewed 30 December 2018

A local favorite, this beach has much to offer other than its fine sand, as it is surrounded by restaurants, cafes and shopping complexes. One of the most sought after weekend destination of Busan, one can also have a spectacular view of the Gwangandaegyo Bridge...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank raghu67
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Even though it was fall season, it was a nice stroll along the beach. Air guns stations were strategically situated along the beach to blast away any debris collected by visitors’ shoes. The view of the famous bridge was not as spectacular as in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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7 January 2018|
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Response from jackkjlim | Reviewed this property |
Not that far, you can take train or buses, off course with taxi as well. Allocate 45mins for travelling between Gwangalli to downtown, and at least 1:!5hrs to the airport. For me, mainly to explore the city downtown area... More
28 August 2016|
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Response from Scottyc72 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure in Busan as there is no reef sections that I know of. Most of the beaches will be nice on a calm day, but you wont see many fish. I live on Geoje Island, there is more marine life there. I hear Jeju Island... More
22 February 2015|
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Response from adsum82 | Reviewed this property |
we arrived to the beach from nampodonga 1003 bus. I do not remember stopping at which got off the bus. drove on the navigator. The cost of 1,700 won. from the bus stop you have to pass between the houses to the beach.
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