Yongdusan ParkCurrently Open
- Address: 37-55, Yongdusan-gil, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +82-512451066
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Park, Family And Kids, Tower
Yongdusan Park - Review
This park is located in Jung-gu, Busan. It is said to be one of the 3 popular mountains in Busan. Earlier it was known as Songhyunsan, which means a mountain having a view of the beautiful sea through its dense pine forest. Later the name was changed to Youngdusan, where Yongdu means dragon’s head. It is said that the mountain park looks like a dragon head.
The most popular and visible feature of this park is the Busan Tower. It is a symbol of Busan stand 69m above the sea level and has a height of 120m. The tower resembles baldaquin of Dabotap Pagoda (of Bulguksa temple, Gyeongju). At the top of the tower, there is Observatory from where you can get a perfect view of the entire city. Beside this, other attractions within the park are :-
- Museum of World Folk Instruments – It’s a two story building containing different musical instrument like instruments made of fruits, human knee bones and rat skin
- Exhibition Hall of World Model Boats – It contains 80 models of traditional Korean yellow-hemp sailboats, turtle ships, luxury cruise ships and classy warships. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Busan itinerary 1 day.
Yongdusan Park Information
- 50 Parking space is available only for vehicle carrying disabled people, tour buses carrying at least 12 tourists and cars carrying nationals.
- For disabled – elevator, wheelchair lift and restrooms are available.
- World Music Instruments Museum is closed on Mondays.
- Traditional arts performance is held on every Saturday (March – November) from 3pm onwards.
- Sky lounge is there ( for coffee and other beverages).
- Souvenir shop
- Book cafe
- Rest area
- Convenience store
- Other contact number is +82-51-2455314/+82-51-860-7820 (Korean)
Yongdusan Park Ticket Prices
- Yongdusan Park : free.
- Busan tower, For age 16 & above: 4,000 won, Age 13 – 15 – 3,500 won
- For Observatory, Adults (above 16): 4,000won (personal), 3,500won (in group of 20 or more).
- Children (under16) and seniors: 3,500 won (personal), 3,000 won (in group of 20 or more).
- For The Museum of Musical Instruments of the World: Adults (above 16) – 2,500won (personal), 2,000won (in group of 20 or more).
- Children (under16) and seniors: 2,000 won (personal), 1,500 won (in group of 20 or more).
- Integrated tickets – Observatory and Museum: Adults (above 16) – 5,000won (personal), 4,000won (in group of 20 or more).
- Children (under16) and seniors: 4,500 won (personal), 3,500 won (in group of 20 or more).
Yongdusan Park Opening and Closing Hours
- Opening hours for Busan Tower Observatory: 9.00 am – 10.00 pm (October – March) and 8.30 am – 10.00 pm (April – September).
- Ticket office closes at 9:45 pm.
- World Music Instruments Museum – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.
How To reach Yongdusan Park by Public Transport
- Nampo- dong station – go out Exit 1 of Nampo- dong station
- Gumi Cultural Center is another nearby bus station
- From Jung-gu Gwangbok-dong Fashion Street, take escalator to the park
- Bus no.s – 8, 15, 126 ; Airport bus – 161, 61
Restaurants Near Yongdusan Park
- Naadam Coffee Roasting House
- Seoul Kkakdugi
- Ijaemo Pizza
- Pasta Vanita
- Halmae Gaya Milmyeon
- Pho Bay
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Yongdusan Park, Busan Reviews
I love this park because it is very peaceful, and takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city below. You can sit around here as you ascend the hill, under the shade of the trees. There's even an exercise corner where you'll find popular with the elderly. There are other traditional pagoda and pavilions you can take photos with.
Not much going on here. There is an observation tower and a twosome place if you want to get a snack. But the park itself didn't have much there. There was a small stage that looks like performances take place there. But there were no performances happening. We didn't actually go up the tower because the view from the third floor of the twosome place was enough.
All of tourists drop by here, but Nth to see and Nth special. Well if you want to get out of crowed shopping street, It is worthy. I am realistic, so that don't go up to the Tower. BUSAN is surrounded by mountains and buildings which are higher than the tower. hahaha
I liked the park a lot: you have a good view to city. There is a nice shrine. Also a statue from Yi Soon Shin.On the way down to pedestrian zone, you meet a friendly buddha and some nice art and porcelaine/ceramic shops. If you go downstairs, you are in the middle of the city with all the brand stores. And Lotte Mall is easily reachable from the park. Upwards, there is an escalator. So, what more to want???!?
This is a place where you can see a preview of Korea's rich culture and traditions.
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