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Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street

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Lots to see and eat

This is a great place to visit. Tons of stores and shops, plenty of food options, and a great place... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
ilsete
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Shopping & Sight Seeing

Had fun strolling around the area. So many fashionable stores to choose from. Highly recommended... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
DeeKaizen
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Malaysia
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Lively, bustling shopping street, with a great atmosphere at night. Not much to see if you're not interested in shopping & not much different to any other popular shopping street in Busan.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Tons of stores and shops, plenty of food options, and a great place to people watch. You can spend all day there just looking around. You can buy just about anything, and have any kind of food you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ilsete
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Had fun strolling around the area. So many fashionable stores to choose from. Highly recommended for shopaholic!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DeeKaizen
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The street is full of people eating street food, shopping, restaurants. Everything you want is there

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tigersim
Reviewed August 31, 2018

This is a great shopping area, with every brand you are looking for. Everything from high end to backstreet markets.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jamie G
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Gwangbokro is a street flanked by retail shops that reminded me of Orchard Road in Singapore. You can find many brands of fashion here from the well known ones to the lesser known ones, but nothing really different other than a nicer looking street. Prices...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dori_lukey
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Interesting and hip shopping street In Busan especially for youth. Nice cafes along the way too. Sculpture pepper he sidewalks.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank atanvarno
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

This place definitely caters for youths related fashion, with both local and international brands. Public seating are also provided along the road making this a great place to shop. Could easily spend 2-4 hours here if I could find a toilet.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KhiamYeongH
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This is a modern street in Nampo. The atmosphere is like Myeongdong of Seoul. Lots of shops, restaurants and cafes. - The accessibility is good. Lotte Department, Yongdusan Park, Jagalchi Market, BIFF Square and Gukje Market are close. - There are fountains with old time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Mainly a fashion street both international and local. High quaility goods with fair price. Has coffee and bakeries often. Turn right just past sculpture and in market.

Date of experience: May 2018
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NinoSO
May 18, 2017|
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Response from yipjcs88 | Reviewed this property |
There seems to be no subway near Haeyang-ro. Maybe you could take a taxi to Nampo subway station. Gwangbok-ro is on the left of Exit 7.
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Response from mosiangcloud | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i prefer Nampo station exit 7 with escalator.
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Travel Forum Posts
meiling20
Kuala Lumpur
Is 3 days sufficient? (1 Replies)
If I am planning to visit these places in Busan, is 3d2n sufficient? Or do I need 4d3n? Haedong Yonggung Temple Beomeosa Temple Taejongdae Gwangalli Beach (night bridge) Haeundae Beach and Market BIFF Square (Busan International Film Festival) Busan Tower APEC Naru Park (night) Geumjung Mt. fortress Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street Jagalchi Market Gukje Market (shopping)
February 04, 2014|
Response fromJJKorea|
Day 1: Taejongdae, Jagalchi Market, Busan Tower, Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street, Gukje Market (shopping) Day 2: Haedong Yonggung temple, Haeundae Beach and Market, BIFF Square (Busan International Film Festival), APEC Naru Park (night), Gwangalli Beach (night bridge) Day 3: Beomeosa Temple, Geumjung Mt. fortress
cheeriblue
singapore
Itinerary (3 Replies)
Need help on the planning of itinerary. Pls give me some advices. TIA Busan Day 1 – 17 Nov (Thur) 5.40am ETA Seoul Incheon Airport 6.30am Take Airport Express to Seoul Stn 7.30am Seoul Station for KTX to Busan 10.30am ETA Busan Station, 11.30am Taejongdae Recreation Area 2pm Nampodong - shopping 3pm check in 5pm Gwangalli Beach/Gwangan bridge Day 2 – 18 Nov (Fri) 9am Gukje Market 11am Sightseeing at BIFF Square 12pm Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street 1pm Jagalchi...More
June 17, 2016|
Response fromcheeriblue|
Hi I would like to know hows the situation in Busan. Am going there on 17 Nov 2016. Will the city recover by then due to the typhoon?
Freqtripbug
SG
Activities Suitable for Elderly in Busan. (10 Replies)
I am bringing my Elderly Parent to Busan for the 1st time. They can do simple walk but no hiking etc. They love to sight see and shop. We are willing to pay if can hire a car cum guide or golf buggy at attraction to go around as close to the attractions as possible, so that they do not have to walk much. What are the top attractions that they should see? Planned to be there for 3 nights. Also considering the hop on hop off bus route. . I would like to know if the following attractions...More
July 03, 2014|
Response fromAnn232013|
Your parent can go to Jagalchi Market and Gukje International Market and Nampodong Street for shopping. You can definitely get Korean cosmetics at Nampodong Street. Of the 5 attractions you mentioned, I have visited only 2 - Yongdusan Park and Haedong Yonggung Temple. Yongdusan Park should be ok for walking. Unlike most Korean temples, which are situated in the mountains, Haedong Yonggung Temple is perched upon the cliffs next to the sea. Climbing up and down steps is required in some...More