Busan is Korea’s second largest city next to Seoul where travelers can visit lot of breathtaking places and enjoy many activities and attractions. If Seoul has the famous N Seoul Tower, the city of Busan also has its pride in Busan Tower. Being Korea’s largest port city, Busan Towers offers a beautiful panoramic view of its waters.
About Busan Tower
Busan Tower is a 120-meter high tower at 69 meters above sea level located at Yongdusan Park. The tower was built in 1973 with its top modeled after the baldaquin of Dabotap Pagoda in Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju. Its design features Busan’s major colorful 16 attractions such as Haeundae, Gukje Market, Jagalchi Market, BIFF Plaza, Gamcheon Culture Village among others. Busan Tower offers a stunning night view of the Statue of the Great Admiral Yi Sun-sin, the Bell of the Citizens, and many more.
Attractions and Facilities
Before entering the Busan Tower Observatory, you can rent a hanbok or Korean traditional clothing. There are a lot of eye-candy options to choose from but the shop’s staff is patient enough to assist you in fitting the clothes.
1F: Entrance of Observatory
The first floor consists of the entrance to the observatory which is accessible through high-speed elevator, the ticket booth, snack and gift shop. The ceiling of the elevator is a fantastic media art experience while you are traversing through the path to Busan Tower.
2F: Exhibition Hall (Black Wonderland in Busan)
Moreover, the second floor has an amazing exhibition hall with six different themes perfect for picture-taking. It has a trick-art section which will make you look like you are a part of a comic scene.
This area also has a projection room which emits creative colorful light patterns that are changing every few seconds.
Additionally, you can also take photos with Busan city lights and the famous Gwangan bridge as your background.
3F: A Twosome Place
A café located at the Octagonal Pavilion accessible from 2nd to 3rd floor. A Twosome Place offers a high-quality brewed coffee with an array of premium desserts that you can enjoy.
4F: Connecting Tower
While you can find the Connecting Tower at the 4th floor of the observatory. You can use the Connecting Tower to experience a real-time connection between the N Seoul Tower.
5F: Observatory, photo studio, gift shop
You can marvel at the panoramic view of Busan waters at the 5th floor of the Observatory.
It also has a photo studio area perfect for your photo session with family and friends.
In addition, you can also buy souvenir items from the top floor of the Busan Tower.
*Children below 3 years old can enter Busan Tower free of charge.
Foreigners can buy discounted tickets from Klook for 7,200 Korean won inclusive of 1-day Observatory admission ticket.
Disclaimer: Ticket price might change from time to time so it is best to check Busan Tower’s website or Klook.
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