Visit Ulsan - Best of Ulsan

Ulsan, officially known as the Ulsan Metropolitan City, is located in the south-east of South Korea. Being the 7th largest metropolis city and industrial powerhouse of South Korea, Ulsan house to the world’s largest automobile assembly plant operated by the Hyundai Motor Company.  It has three major ports – Ulsan Port, Onsan Port and Bangeojin Port. These ports have made Ulsan a hub for shipbuilding business of Korea. At present, the city holds the world’s largest shipyard, headed by Hyundai Heavy Industries. Beside these industries it also has the world’s 2nd largest oil refinery, headed by SK Energy. That makes Ulsan a great trade gate for East Asia.

On the other hand, this city experience warm climate, making the weather comfortable for travelers to visit the natural sites, located along the coast.  From whale watching, rocky cliff and striking beaches to major landmarks and beautiful parks, Ulsan tourism has everything to offer for everyone, checkout exciting things to do in Ulsan Korea. While many Korean tourist agencies doesn’t give much importance to Ulsan, but the city is said to be the gateway to the Yeongnam Alps. An in-depth city tour will let you visit all the attractions and historical sites of Ulsan.

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Facts and Stats for Ulsan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ulsan

    Know the pollution level of Ulsan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 72.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 60.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Ulsan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ulsan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ulsan.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 30 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ulsan - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.7 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 81.07 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 67.94 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 20.58 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ulsan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ulsan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.81 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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