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Address: Gwangan-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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The best place to enjoy the view of the beach and gwangandaegyo bridge.

We took videos and pics while we stayed here. We also witnessed fireworks display and a street performance. There are so many restaurants around the area.

Reviewed February 17, 2017
Anne Razzelle O
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

We took videos and pics while we stayed here. We also witnessed fireworks display and a street performance. There are so many restaurants around the area.

1 Thank Anne Razzelle O
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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

The beach was beauty, places around are all buidings, dint see anyone swimming there but got some family and couple picnic and drunks there.

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Thank Faeza J
Busan, South Korea
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6 reviews
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Gwangalli Beach is my choice for beaches in Busan. I rate it 4/5 in comparison to other Korean beaches, no way any beach in Korea would be 4/5 compared to Thailand or such. But for the area, it's great! Spacious, okay swimming, not as many restaurants as Haeundae to the east, but Gwangalli has water sports and if you like... More 

Thank Meanderermike
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Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Gwangalli is very famous place in many Korean dramas.. And it reserves it. Evening walks around the beach and staring at the colorful bridge accompanied with music is really great and makes you feel relaxed. More over, of you are hungry , along the street there are many cafés, coffee shops and restaurants. Gwangalli is also a placed beloved by... More 

1 Thank A G
Sitiawan, Malaysia
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

I visited before sunset and stayed for dinner. There are many coffee joints, korean restaurants and western food along the main road by the beach. There is also Paris Baguette if you wish to get a snack and sit at the beach. The view was ok and we stayed on until at night for the bridge to be lit up.... More 

Thank Christa C
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

I visited here around sunset / night. The view was excellent. Hard to find local food here, mainly pubs and cafes, but definitely worth visiting. Sunset with the Gwangandaegyo bridge at the back.

Thank Georgeaussyd
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

Just perfect place for having a glass of beer at terrace bar. You can even just walk and rest at the beach. Cool place for every purpose of tourist.

Thank Young K
Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Great beach. Might not be as wide as Haeundae but everything is RIGHT THERE at the beach (food, drink, washroom). Not having to walk great distances makes it super convenient. The prices in Haeundae are higher also. The bridge makes a nice background especially at night. Personally, I find Haeundae a little scary at night. All in all, this place... More 

3 Thank Nathan M
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed January 15, 2017

This is a walk-able beach. From side to another side is not really far. Surrounded by seafood restaurants and food stalls. The beach itself is very clean but the sand is quite harsh and brown. Very urban scenery!

Thank dannytrotters
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

Went to the beach at 7:30am in early January -- so no swimming as such. The sunrise view was gorgeous -- it is somewhat unique in that the entire beach is within sight of a giant suspension bridge, so the scene is a little unusual but pretty. (See pics.) Supporting facilities (e.g. toilets) are available across the main road. Sunrise... More 

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