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Gwangalli Beach

Gwangan-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Ranked #7 of 136 Attractions in Busan
Type: Beaches
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Legaspi, Philippines
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127 reviews 127 reviews
65 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

If you like lesser crowds, quieter and cleaner place, then Gwangalli Beach is for you. You get to see the spectacular view of the Gwangalli beach from the shore line. Try visiting this place at night to see the bridge lit up with lights. And the surroundings is turned into a very nice and romantic place.

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Hobart, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a smaller version of Haeundae Beach, it is worth going to with restaurants close by. We happened to arrive on the night of the 'Water gun' festival (16/8 ish) which made it well worth the experience, there were street performances on the parallel street, and all sorts of other engagable activities

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Daegu, South Korea
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28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Visit here, rent a tube and float in the water. Rent an umbrella for the day and relax. Skip over to Bella Citta for an amazing Italian brunch for 12,000 won.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very nice and peaceful beach during the day. I like it more than Haeundae because it's less crowded and cleaner. It also has the view of Gwangan bridge and many shops, restaurants and hotels nearby. I really enjoyed spending a day here. At night, it gets more crowded but it's still great for a visit because Gwangan bridge is lit... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Lots of hotels, and restaurants across the road. Nice promenade to walk along. Can hire beach umbrellas.

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Asan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You can enjoy jet ski, sailing, banana boat rides, walking on the beach, safe for children and close to everything.

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Monrovia, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We visited at night and got a chance to see the bridge all lit up with LED lights. Every half hour, there is a 10-minute light show as well -- be sure to stay and experience it! Sitting on the beach and watching the bridge at night is a nice way to pass the evening.

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been there last week on july 29, 2014. It was a great experience specially in evening when on gwangalli bridge lighting was turn on, wow it was very beautiful view a very long bridge and lighting on it. different demos were presented thought lighting. Beach side view in evening is awesome lighting every where and people ever where.... More

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St Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Complete different feel than Haeundae Beach. The view of the bridge is incredible, many restaurants, bars, and shops along the boardwalk. The night we went they shut the street down and had a festival, which I understand is common.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

You can't miss the bridge from this location when lit up, a beautiful piece of engineering. The night I was here the road had been closed so had a very bustling vibe. There were entertainers spaced out along the beach including street dancing and a guy playing an electronic flute. Had a Yuzu frappe, while enjoying the bridge and watching... More

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