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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

The city of Busan offered a free shuttle from the port to a Central Park with a light house. The shuttle was clean and had wifi. The drop off location was great, right in the middle of the action.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lori C
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Our Japan cruise included Busan - we had no idea what to expect but hired Frank based on very good reviews. We were not disappointed - the tour was outstanding and he was one of the best tour guides we’ve engaged anywhere in the world,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This place was never on my must see list but now that I have spent a couple of days here I want to come back for more. The markets and streets are a hive of activity, people are friendly but don’t expect much English. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HCM93
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Despite what you may have heard, this is an incredible stop. Make it a point to get off the ship! Busan is really special. The city is huge--5.5 million population--and has some of the most beautiful new structures you will see ANYWHERE! The cruise terminal...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 1234texas
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Enjoyed the few hours we had there, as in Japan the language barrier was a problem but we managed to get around the city without too much problem, the Gukje markets are huge, a lot of the same style of goods, we went to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

As we entered Busan with a cruise ship we had nice views of the port and its modern buildings. The new cruiseport is hypermodern and airy and offers free wifi. Immigration and customs are well-and modern-equipped and formalities are simple and smooth.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Efficient welcome at the cruise terminal . Well organised transfer to waiting coaches although i was late due to huge long slow queue at the money exchange. Modern overhead spiral motorway soon gets you out of town.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kathy b
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I'm not sure what the old port was like but this one is pretty nice. We stopped here on our Princess cruise in March. Very modern facilities and tons of space for all the buses that picked us up.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed March 21, 2018

This port is very modern and busy... and clean! We caught the hydrafoil from here to Fukuoka and it was a breeze going through immigration. You will have to pay an exit fee as well as a facility fee too.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed December 25, 2017

We didn't know what to expect of Busan, as we went on a day tour whilst on a cruise around Japan which visited South Korea as well. The level of activity in new buildings, freeways and other infrastructure is probably the most surprising of any...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Nona S
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sorry, no idea ; have just visited port + town and back to ship
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Binh U
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We sailed with Windstar who had a shuttle to the town -Nampodong area. However , we preferred to take a taxi to Busan station ( 5 dollar ) where we took the hop on / hop off bus ( red line and blue line ) at 15 dollar for... More
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