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Gwangalli beach

The area covering the beach is a total of 72,000㎡, and the sandy beach is 1.4㎞ in length and 30 to 111m in width.

The crescent-shaped gorgeous sandy beach originated from Mount Geumryeon is famous nationwide, and restaurants and coffee houses boasting of a unique atmosphere and eateries and sushi bars offering delicacies gather together around the beach.
An outdoor stage is installed in the sandy beach to be used as a venue for various performances, and a waterside park, Gwangalli Beach Theme Street, a beach park and open-air cafes are famous, and visitors can enjoy a variety of marine sports including yacht and scuba diving. As Tourism Theme Street (1.2km) also called Romantic Street, Sunrise Square, Youth Street or Festival Plaza is established along Gwangalli Beach, it is expected to be the last stop of a beautiful sea trip all year around amid an exotic atmosphere featuring a oceanic resting place filled with green scent. Gwangalli is a beautiful resting place featuring a radiant sandy beach and the refreshing Gwangalli sea waters with a membrane-structured shelter that is a comfortable resting area combined with golden-colored sands and silver-colored waves and seagull benches during the day and magnificent nightscape created by Gwangandaegyo Bridge enabling youths to make romantic memories to the fullest extent at night.

As the time of hope when visitors can encounter the rising red sun over the sea water is harmonized with such artificial structures of Gwangandaegyo Bridge as landscape stones and planted trees and sunrise sculptures and the beautiful green, it creates an exotic landscape and a resting area making visitors feel as if they arrived at some mysterious beach in a foreign country.
As mooring benches are installed in the youth plaza filled with the golden-colored sun and freshness, visitors can spend exciting time as if they were main characters in a fairy tale while appreciating white waves, and it will remain as a space of fond memories among youths featuring artistic performances, romantic courtship and their dream and love.
It offers a fantastic sights to tourists by featuring a forest resting area filled with green scent, a space for a variety of festivals, Millak Sushi Bar Symbolic Icon, Observation Deck and neon signs and lighting lamps lit by surrounding establishments at night, and “The Song of the Sea” meaning harmony between silver-colored sands and white waves is a symbolic sculpture signifying the Busan’s most representative dish sushi. As it is well equipped with accommodations, visitors can spend the night at a hotel located close to the breach, and low-budget travelers can use Youth Training Center located in nearby Mount Geumryeon.
Tents can be installed in youth training center, and you can rent a room as well.

Location

Gwangalli Beach 100, Namcheondong-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan-si (Namcheon-dong)

Sandy beach

Length 1.4㎞, width 30 to 111m & area 72,000㎡

The current state of facilities

  • Public institution : Summer Administration Service Center, Summer Police Station, 119 Coast Guard
  • Amenities : Public showers, public dressing rooms, public toilets, drinking stands, footbath site and tec.
  • Other facilities: Open air stage, the green and etc.

Parking facilities

Public : 5 parking lots (437 slots) / Private : 92 parking lots (1,649 slots)

Symbolic icons

Symbolic icon in Meeting Plaza

  • Title: Live Space
  • Description: A three-dimensional space where the sea, human beings and the environment are harmonized with one another
  • Size: Height & floor area 30m²
  • Sculptor: Cheong-jeong Kim (A winner of Grand Award in a contest held in 2000 =-Artwork 08754321)
  • Construction period: Mar. 20, 2000~May. 18, 2000 (60 days)
  • Construction cost: 198 million won
  • Material: Granite stone & macheon stone

A sculpture symbolizing a sushi center

  • Title: A Song of the Sea
  • Description : As an iconic sculpture signifying sushi, a Suyeong-gu’s representative dish, it means harmony between the dazzling sand of Gwangalli Beach and the waves of the blue sea
  • Size : Stand 16.3㎡ & height 9.1m
  • Sculptor : Mun-ho Sohn (A winner of a contest held in 2001)
  • Construction period : Jul. 19, 2001~Jul. 1, 2003
  • Construction cost: 145 million won
  • Material : Stainless steel & gohong stone

Direction

Tour bus & passenger car

  • Namhae Expressway: Mount Seobu Tollgate → Dongseo Expressway → Mount Hwangryeong Tunnel Ramp → Daenam Underpass → Gwangalli Beach Way → Gwangalli Beach
  • Gyeongbu Expressway: Guseo Interchange → City Expressway → Suyeong Riverside Road → Gwangandaegyo Bridge → Gwangalli Beach

Railway (Busan Station)

  • Take Intra-City Buses No. 41, 42, 139, 1001 & 1003 → Get off at the entry of Gwangalli
  • Take a subway train and transfer to Subway Line No. 2 at Seomyeon Station→Mount Geumryeon Station and Gwangan Station

Airplane (Gimhae Airport)

  • Take a limousine bus bound for Haeundae (Operated every 15 minutes) and get off at Namcheon-dong (In front of Hwamok Mansion)

Express bus & inter-city bus

  • Nopo-dong Bus Terminal – Get off a subway train and transfer to Subway Line No. 2 at Seomyeon Station →Get off at Mount Geumryeon Station, Gwangan Station
    – Intra-city bus : 49-1
  • Sasang Seobu Inter-city Bus Terminal
    • Get on a subway train → Get off at Mount Geumryeon Station (Exits No. 3 & 5), Gwangan Station (Exits No. 3 & 5)
    • Intra-city bus: No. 62 ☞ Gwangalli-operating bus (Others than the above-mentioned buses)
    • 20, 38, 51, 51-1, 83, 83-1, 108-1, 131& 155

Gwangalli Beach Theme Street

As Gwangwangbaesan (1.2km) also known as Sunrise Square, Youth Plaza or Festival Plaza is established along Gwangalli Beach, visitors would be able to find the last stop of a beautiful sea trip all year around amid an exotic atmosphere featuring a oceanic resting place filled with green scent. Gwangalli is a beautiful resting place featuring a radiant sandy beach and the refreshing Gwangalli sea waters with a membrane-structured shelter that is a comfortable resting area combined with golden-colored sands and silver-colored waves and seagull benches during the day and magnificent nightscape created by Gwangandaegyo Bridge enabling youths to make romantic memories to the fullest extent at night. As the time of hope when visitors can encounter the rising red sun over the sea water is harmonized with such artificial structures of Gwangandaegyo Bridge as landscape stones and planted trees and sunrise sculptures and the beautiful green, it creates an exotic landscape and a resting area making visitors feel as if they arrived at some mysterious beach in a foreign country.
As a forest resting area filled with green scent and a space for a variety of festivals, it offers fantastic sights to tourists by featuring Millak Sushi Bar Symbolic Icon, Observation Deck and neon signs and lighting lamps lit by surrounding establishments at night. “The Song of the Sea” meaning harmony between silver-colored sands and white waves signifies sushi, a Busan’s representative dish, as a symbolic sculpture.
It offers a fantastic sights to tourists by featuring a forest resting area filled with green scent, a palm tree avenue where a variety of festivals are held, Millak Sushi Bar Symbolic Icon, Observation Deck and neon signs and lighting lamps lit by surrounding establishments at night, and “The Song of the Sea” meaning harmony between silver-colored sands and white waves is a symbolic sculpture signifying the Busan’s most representative dish sushi.

Location

Gwangalli Beach Way – Around Gwangalli Beach

Direction

  • Subway Line No. 2 : The best way to get to Gwangalli Beach is a subway train as you are already well aware. If you get off a subway train at Mount Geumryeon Station (Exit No. 5) or Gwangan Station (Exits No. 3 & 5) that lead to the both entries of Gwangalli before taking a walk for about 5 minutes, you would be welcomed by the Pacific Ocean that would give you a leap of your heart, Gwangandaegyo Bridge, a world-renowned suspension bridge, and particularly the scent of Busan.
  • Bus : A bus stop located close to Gwangalli Beach is the last stop for Buses No. 41, 83, 83-1 and 108-1 operating in Millak-dong. The beach is a 5 minute-walk away from the last stop. You may also use other bus stops around Mount Geumryeon Station. .

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