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Gwangalli Beach

Gwangan-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
+82 10-6889-7818
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Beautiful view day and night

Although people rave about Haeunde, Gwangalli is my favourite beach in Busan. It is not that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trondheim, Norway
Safe and clean

GWANGALI BEACH is a beautiful and clean white sandy beach. It has even-spaced free umbrellas all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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“light show” (16 reviews)
“night view” (16 reviews)
Gwangan-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
+82 10-6889-7818
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although people rave about Haeunde, Gwangalli is my favourite beach in Busan. It is not that crowded with tourists during the day, and during the night it is booming with nightlife. It's surrounded by cafes and restaurants, which are very international in style. Jetskies, boats...More

Thank KathinkaFE
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

GWANGALI BEACH is a beautiful and clean white sandy beach. It has even-spaced free umbrellas all along it. It attracts Koreans and foreigners alike. Apparently, this is the most sought after beach in South Korea. Unless you enjoy crowds, avoid coming here during public holidays....More

Thank Tita3D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach is really amazing, the view of the bridge is stunning and there are so many shops in this area! I went there alone and biked towards the end part of the beach and I saw some people basking which is really wonderful I...More

Thank HaroldDtraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the beach during a lively traditional festival. It's a beautiful beach with a lovely view of Gwangandaegyo Bridge and an array of modern glass commercial buildings.

Thank TheTalamia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally you will hear about Haeunda beach is famous in Busan, but in Summer it is really very very crowded , so if you are going to Busan in summer don't miss Gwangalli beach, of course it is full of cafe and restaurants along the...More

Thank Mrba-Mrba
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great setting overlooking the bridge . . packed full of restaurants and bars and people. . the traffic getting around Busan is quite frustrating tho . . stick to subway if you can. .

Thank dave b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gwangalli beach is a small beach in the midst of Busan's urban landscape. You can see the Gwangandaegyo bridge from the beach and it offers quite a nice view at night when the bridge lights up.

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Gwangan station and unsure of the directions. A friendly local showed us the way. It was about 20min walk from the station. We went in the evening to see the lighted bridge. There were a lot of restaurants, bars and shops. Great...More

Thank luvholiday9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend coming here at night. Possibly pair with dinner or drinks since there are several options around the area. View of the bridge is amazing. At every top of the hour, there is a small light show where you can get great pictures.

Thank pennycrb41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is quite easy to go. One could take the metro to Geumnyeonsan (station #210) and take a 10 minutes walk towards the seaside. The beach and the bridge will be right in front of you. Further to the right (10 minutes walk) is...More

Thank yipjcs88
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Which Busan beach is best for snorkeling? I want to see fish.
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
hi, Thot of taking a taxi from BIFF to Gwangalli. Any idea the estimated cab fare? Or any other advice on the mode of transport? Thanks!
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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