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“Huge Port coverage”
Review of Busan Port

Busan Port
Ranked #25 of 215 things to do in Busan
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Geoje, South Korea
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Huge Port coverage”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Visit the fishing port close to Gudji Market, a scenary in it self, to see Asien fishing vessels landing fish which often is being sold close by!

Visited October 2012
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Busan, South Korea
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“smells like fish!”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

not surprising that it smells like fish, because its close to jagalchi market which is great for food. that being said, I'm not sure why the port is an attraction. It is best viewed from Busan Tower or the top of Lotte.

Visited October 2012
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Kuching, Malaysia
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“Jagalchi Fish Market FTW!”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

The best thing about the Busan port area is the sprawling fish market - there is an indoor one, right at the port and an outdoor market.

If you love fresh fish and love visiting wet markets - this is place is a must. Lots of interesting seafood - some in aquariums, some dried. You can eat live octopus - the kind that still wiggles after 2 hours of being chopped up, kind of like a Fear Factor challenge - it's chewy and delicious!

Many seafood restaurants and stalls selling seafood snacks around the area too. Be sure to bring your camera, as you'll capture pictures of unique sea creatures.

Visited June 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“Sprawling Port & Jagalchi Fish Market”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Busan Port can be quite beautiful at dusk. There are some small concrete piers that allow visitors to get a nice view of the port and some of the boats. However, unlike many areas in the United States or Europe, there is no common practice of piers as tourist attractions in Korea.

Nevertheless, the main attraction for most visitors (especially Korean) is the Jagalchi Fish Market. This market contains a full palate of sea creatures ready for the cooking pan. Squid, octopus, sea urchin, sea cucumbers, eels, and every other fish you can imagine found off the coast of Korea. Feel free to stroll the tanks full of live, soon to be seafood. If you have friends in Busan or a kitchen hotel this is the best place for fresh seafood.

Visited May 2012
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Brisbane
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“International Ferry Port”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

Two levels, downstairs looked very old and stark but upstairs more like an international terminal with shops. Had breakfast at the eatery at bottom of escalators before you go upstairs. Didnt look much, a long bench and stools, but food was fine (Korean sushi and udon noodles)
Very easy checking in process for the hydrofoil. Usual xray machine checking of bags but you take them with you onto the hydrofoil.

Visited October 2012
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