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“toseong station”(75 reviews)
“colorful houses”(51 reviews)
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203, Gamnae 2-ro, Saha-gu, Busan 49368, South Korea
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

The view is spectacular, the murals are gorgeous, and the walk down is filled with good restaurants and locals. I would highly suggest taking a bus to the top and then making the walk down. You're not going to want to walk all the way...More

12  Thank Jeanie S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Take line 1 to Toseong station, exit 6 .Just take a taxi from here. It's only 3000 krw. Do not walk there because it's up a very steep hill and quite a distance away.

4  Thank Ge0rgeYong
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Reviewed yesterday

most interesting set-up with colourful roofs and painted walls, narrow & winding streets that meander past quaint shops and houses; a must-visit attraction.

Thank crazee4food
Reviewed yesterday

Gamcheon advertises itself as the "Machu-Picchu" of Korea - well I cannot see it and I was disappointed with the visit. I walked from Toseong Station and it is a very long and steep climb. You follow a road through the village and there are...More

Thank akmacca
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing interesting... more for youngsters who wanna take cute photos. Small area. You'll finish walking in less an hour.

Thank sing_zana
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I suggest you to go to the tourist information center first and buy a map. You would find all the instagrammable spots by doing so. You can collect stamps to put in the map and get postcards in certain spots. Colorful and artsy place, we...More

Thank ninita2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my first stop in Busan after checking-in at my guesthouse and I am glad I did not save it for last! This village is built on a mountainous area so roads can be steep and might require more energy to get around. Wear...More

Thank debbaysiew
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unfortunately I had a rainy weather while visiting the village, but it was great anyway. A lot of coffee shops, art shops and activities for kids. You can spend a couple of hours just walking around the cute streets and enjoying the colourful view.

Thank Ronit S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Colour neighbourhood, instragramers will love it, if you can have a coffee or a drink in one of the rooftop coffee-shops, looking to the wharf

Thank 103franciscol
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very easy to reach via public bus. I have limited time when I visited Gamcheon and I was not able to walk slowly and feel the village.

Thank Mumai C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be there to see the housing structure and colours. There are shops there for little shopping as well. Some cafes but no decent place for lunch though. Takes about 2 hours to complete the walk.

Thank Jasmine L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its take about 2 hours to walk around the town. There's some eatery and cafe where you can relax and have some food. The people there are very helpful and friendly

Thank HapiTraveller62
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Ferngg
September 24, 2018|
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Response from shirinling | Reviewed this property |
Well you could bring stroller with you but the place you can visit may be limited as there are many stairs to explore. Going with kids need more careful as most of the stairs doesn't have handle. Most of the subway have... More
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aska215
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Jamin_lk | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus that goes to Jagalchi station. You could also take a taxi (~5USD).
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Momb0t
September 2, 2018|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
I think they open around 8 or 9... maybe earlier but they close down at 6PM out of rrspect for the residents living in Gamcheon Village
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