Marine City

The Bay 101 in Busan โ€“ Best Recommended Things To Do

Another must-visit place in Busan is the culture and art complex in Haeundae area called The Bay 101. It offers visitors exciting activities, impressive facilities and awesome experience with the beautiful view of the sea and beautiful nightscape.

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What to do in The Bay 101

Explore the beach in a yacht at the Yacht Club

If you have ever dreamed of riding a yacht, make this dream come true at the Yacht Club, They offer several rides all days of the week with the following schedule:

  • Wednesday to Sunday: 8:00 AM / 10:00 AM / 2:00 PM / 4:00 PM
  • Friday to Saturday: 7:00 PM

Shop at Dongbaek Store

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Dongbaek Store is a lifestyle shop located on the second floor of The Bay 101 and inside The Grand Cafe. This store is based on the โ€œKitchenโ€ concept which sells witty items such as various food, beverage and kitchen utensils.

Enjoy a Coffee Break at Side Coffee

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Aside from their deep flavored and high-quality coffee, you can also have a taste of their unique cereal and ice-cream made from all-natural ingredients.

Marvel at the Panoramic View of Marine City at Roof101

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If thereโ€™s Bay 101, this place also has the Roof 101 where you can dine with an amazing panoramic open-air view of the marine city. This is an excellent venue for group meeting, business lunches and functions.

Reserve your Events at Marine Hall

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A venue exclusively for all your social and private events, Marine Hall is a perfect place for seminars, workshops, conferences or even a private concert. You just need to make a reservation and they will arrange the place for you.

Have a Memorable Dining Experience at Daedo Restaurant

This is where you can have a taste of the delicious pan-fried beef. They offer the best cuts of cube steak, sirloin and rib eye that will definitely delight you.

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Meet with Friends Over Fish and Chips at Fingers & Chat

Another best thing to do at The Bay 101 is to meet with friends and grab a bite at Fingers & Chat while taking in the enthralling panoramic waterfront views of the place.

Have a Cozy Dine-in Experience at The Grand Cafรฉ

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For a cozier dining experience at the Bay 101, you can go to The Grand Cafรฉ and try their signature T-bone steak. Its glass window offers you a breath-taking view of the sea while savoring their delicious meal.

Take Silhouette Pictures Against the Beautiful Nightscape

And lastly, when you go to The Bay 101, make sure to take awesome photos of the buildings at night. This spot is also famous among tourists where they take silhouette pictures against the beautiful nightscape. To achieve this, others would intentionally spill water on the ground. The water on the ground can make an illusion that you are standing in the sea.

How to get there


52, Dongbaek-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan


  • By Foot: โ€‹Walk from Haeundae Beach towards The Westin Chosun (hotel) at the right end of the beach (facing the sea). Walk past the side of The Westin Chosun, cross the road, turn right and walk 50m to reach The Bay 101 on your left.
  • By Bus: Take Bus #1003 from the bus stop in front of Busan Station (same side), about 50m straight from exit 10 of Busan Subway Station to Dongbaek Island stop (1 stop before Haeundae Beach stop), 40 mins. Walk back 100m in the direction where your bus came from, cross the first road (Dongbaek-ro), turn left and walk forward 100m to reach The Bay 101 on your right.; OR take Bus No. 31, 38, 40, 63, 100, 100-1, 115-1, 141 or 181 and get off at Unchon Bus Stop.
  • By Subway: Dongbaek Station (line 2, exit 2). Upon exit, walk straight forward along Dongdaek-ro to reach The Bay 101 on your right. 11 mins walk.

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