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Gwangalli Beach, Busan

4.4
#2 of 158 in Outdoors in South Korea
A sweeping crescent of fine yellow sand, Gwangalli Beach is lined with shops, restaurants, and bars, providing entertainment from morning till night. Stretching for 1.4 km (0.8 mi), the beach attracts numerous water skiers and windsurfers making the most of the clear blue waters. When in need of refreshments, explore the adjacent boulevard, coming alive in the evenings with eateries offering tasty cuisine, live music, and bars packed with tourists. To visit Gwangalli Beach on your holiday in Busan, and find out what else Busan has to offer, use our Busan.
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  • Gwangalli is probably one of my favorite places in Busan. It's a smaller place than the nearby Haeundae Beach and less crowded. (except during the firework festival) It's nice place to go for a...  more »
  • Came here in the summer of August!! It was hot, as it is summer time in Korea. You can rent a mat and umbrella for 5,000 and up. You can also buy chicken from here; some vendors would walk around...  more »
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  • Nice beach. Did not have the best weather, but you have a good view of the bridge.
  • Highly recommend for night view in Busan! Along the beachside, there are many bars and restaurants. You may enjoy the famous Gwangalli bridge in the beach.
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