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Address: Gwangan-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea

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I like long walks on Gwangalli Beach

Clean beach for all walks of life! Close range to a large number of restaurants and bars. Beautiful in the day time, but especially at night when the bridge lights up in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Clean beach for all walks of life! Close range to a large number of restaurants and bars. Beautiful in the day time, but especially at night when the bridge lights up in the background of you soaking up the nightlife and the street performances are always memorable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I visited here with my family at night, and I loved the atmosphere and the veiw!! I would say that this place was more for youngsters than children/old people, especially at night, but still, I did see quite some families with children. There are lots of restaurants/cafes to choose from, so you will hardly starve here. After having a meal... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Gwangalli Beach is known for people coming to see the nice lighting for the bridge and the nearby buildings. It tends to be quite crowded at night, but it is the time where you would see the beach come alive with the sparklers and fireworks that people are playing with.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Smaller and quieter than Haeundae, come to this beach if you want to escape the crowds. Make sure to visit at night in order to enjoy the light show on Gwangan bridge, as well as the many bars and restaurants that line the adjacent street. Haeundae may have softer sand, but this beach has the best views in Busan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This beach is best visited at night, when the lights of all the surrounding buildings and the bridge turn on, creating a colorful reflection in the water and making this a beautiful location to end your day. There are many restaurants along the beach offering up fresh seafood, but also many other global cuisines as well, you are sure to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Excellent place for surfing.. surfing paradise.. take a lesson from one of the best surfing schools of South Korea here.. and Enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Been to Gwangalli beach both in the day and night. Nothing much to see in the day and also, most restaurants have split shifts thus the time we were there (about 3pm), most were closed except for a handful. To go to in the night where the Gwangalli bridge is lit up and people lighting up fireworks and sparklers at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I've been to this beach twice. It is very nice and clean. It is best to go at night because the bridge gets lit of very pretty. the streets also get a little busy with people and performers. There were also women walking around selling fire cracker type things, so that was nice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good place to stay for a few days in Busan. Nightlife is buzzing, good selection of bars and restaurants for all tastes. Streest music and entertainers. Nice clean beach with golden sand, watersports available. Dont stay here if you want a quiet time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A beautiful beach with easy access to Western restaurants. Buy some candy floss from a street vendor, walk along the beach and watch the bridge light up! Such a magical experience!

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Address: Gwangan-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Busan

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