Scenic Sites of Busan: Taejongdae and Oryukdo

South Korea, Busan Guide (B): Scenic Sites of Busan: Taejongdae and Oryukdo

I was looking forward to Busan: to seeing this coastal city and to bugging my three Busan friends whom I haven't seen in over a year. I didn't have any itinerary for my two days in Busan—my plan was to plan around their schedule. Kinda left it to them to take the wheel (of my itinerary).

And they took the wheel literally. Around 10AM, SangCheol drove up to the hostel, with Yong riding shotgun acting as guide. My friend and I jumped in (yes, we had to jump in; it was a no stopping zone) and we were on the way. These guys are not morning persons which clearly showed in SangCheol's half–closed eyes and in Yong's snores as we crossed a bridge and cruised along roads and highways for about 45 minutes to Taejongdae.

Take subway line 1 to Nampo Station, exit 6. Take Bus 8, 30, 66, or 88 and get off at the last stop (Taejongdae Chagoji).

Take subway line 1 to Busan Station, exit 7. Take Bus 66, 88, or 101 and get off at the last stop (Taejongdae Chagoji).

Taejongdae is a huge park. You either walk around or shell out KRW2000 for a tram ticket. The uphill walk to the ticket booth was already too much for sleep–deprived SangCheol that he took the liberty to buy us all tram tickets. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Scenic Sites of Busan: Taejongdae and Oryukdo
Guide Location: South Korea » Busan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Taejongdae   Gumyeongsa Temple   Yeongdo Lighthouse   Gamcheon Culture Village   Oryukdo Islands   Oryukdo Skywalk  
Author: Mustachio Ventures
Read it on author's website: http://mustachioventures.blogspot.com/2015/06/busan-taejongdae-oryukdo.html