Best Things To Do in Ulsan, South Korea

Although Ulsan is more popular for its history of whale-hunting and several petrochemical plants, car manufacturing units and one of the largest shipbuilding facilities in the world surrounding the city, this city still has plenty of great things to offer travelers. Some of the best things to do and visit in Ulsan are Ulsan Grand Park, Daewangam Park, Jangsaengpo Whale Museum, Taehwa River Grand Park, Ulsan Museum, Paraeso Falls, Ganjeolgot Cape, Bangudae Cliff, Seoknamsa Temple and Hongryu Falls In Sinbulsan Mountain. The city offers a great walk around the lakes and some interesting attractions.The city is beautiful in terms of its rich natural history, diverse culture, mouth-watering cuisine, stunning coastline, beautiful Alps, an effervescent river and a number of other exploratory sites. You can also visit its beautiful churches and cathedrals which are quite interesting. Make sure to visit Ulsan during the spring-time when the cherry blossoms are in bloom.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Ulsan, South Korea

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  1. Ulsan Grand Park

    # 1 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 616 times in trip plans
    Ulsan Grand Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Trail, Garden

    Address: 146-1, Ok-dong, Nam-ku, Ulsan Metropolitan City

    Timings: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    It is the largest urban park in South Korea, located in Ulsan Metropolitan City. It is a high-quality green space created to improve the lifestyle of Ulsan’s people. This park is around 4km long...Read more

  2. Daewangam Park

    # 2 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 565 times in trip plans
    Daewangam Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Tourist Center

    Address: Ilsan-dong, Dong-gu, Ulsan Bangeo-dong

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Originally named as Ulki Park, Daewangam park is located on the east coast of Ulsan, along Daewangam rock. Previously, it happens to be the ‘vestige’ of Japanese colonialism. Later in Octo...Read more

  3. Jangsaengpo Whale Museum

    # 3 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 500 times in trip plans
    Jangsaengpo Whale Museum

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Entertainment, Exhibition

    Address: 244 Goraero, Jangsaenggo, Nam-gu, Ulsan,South Korea

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Jangsaengpo whale museum is the first and only whale museum located in Jangsaengpo, Nam-gu, Ulsan in South Korea. Previously, it was the central area for Korean whaling industry. Later on, this open s...Read more

  4. Taehwa River Grand Park

    # 4 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 597 times in trip plans
    Taehwa River Grand Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Park

    Address: Jung-gu, Ulsan, South Korea

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This park is located right at the center of Ulsan city. The Taehwagang River cut across the park and flow into Ulsan Bay. The river basin that stretches for 36 kilometers from the east to west and 28 ...Read more

  5. Ulsan Museum

    # 5 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 497 times in trip plans
    Ulsan Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 277 Duwang-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Located in Nam-gu of Ulsan, this historical museum can help you to learn fine details about the Ulsan city. The archive of Ulsan museum holds facts from past, present and future of the city. It includ...Read more

  6. Paraeso Falls

    # 6 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 2556 times in trip plans
    Paraeso Falls

    Tags: View Point, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Icheon-ri, Sangbuk-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan,South Korea

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    While moving towards the south from Seoknamsa Temple, you will find one of the 12 scenic sights of Ulsan, known as Paraeso falls. The rugged road and the trees had actually covered the falls. But when...Read more

  7. Ganjeolgot Cape

    # 7 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 326 times in trip plans
    Ganjeolgot Cape

    Tags: Park, Tourist Center

    Address: Daesong-ri, Seosaeng-myeon, Ulju-gun,Ulsan, South Korea

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Ganjeolgat cape is located within the park named Ganjeolgot. Within recent few years, it has become one of the popular tourist destination located in Seosaeng-myeon, Ulju county, Ulsan. This park beco...Read more

  8. Bangudae Cliff

    # 8 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 415 times in trip plans
    Bangudae Cliff

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: San 234-1, Daegok-ri, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are looking for an ideal spot to enjoy serene beauty of Ulsan, come to Bangudae. The name Bangudae has been given because of the shape of the cliff that looks like a turtle lying on the ground ...Read more

  9. Seoknamsa Temple

    # 9 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 307 times in trip plans
    Seoknamsa Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 557, Seongnam-ro, Sangbuk-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This temple is located at the south of Gajisan or Seokansan. It is believed that the name of the temple had been decided based on its location. It was first built in 842BC. However, it was destroyed d...Read more

  10. Hongryu Falls In Sinbulsan Mountain

    # 10 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 361 times in trip plans
    Hongryu Falls In Sinbulsan Mountain

    Tags: View Point, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Deukeok-ri, Sangbuk – myeon, Ulju-Gun, Ulsan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sinbulsan Mountain is located near to Ganwolsan Mountain, by the county of Ulju-gun. These mountain stretches around the village named, Eonyang and form cliffs with roughly-shaped rocks, towards the e...Read more

  11. Seosaengpo Japanese Fortress

    # 11 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 325 times in trip plans
    Seosaengpo Japanese Fortress

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Nature

    Address: 711, Seosaeng-ri, Seosaeng-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan-si

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It is basically a stone fortress, built under the leadership of Japanese General Kato Kiyomasa in the later part of 15th century, at the beginning of Imjinwaeran war. By hearing the term ‘fortre...Read more

  12. Hyundai Motor Ulsan Plant

    # 12 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 360 times in trip plans
    Hyundai Motor Ulsan Plant

    Tags: Educational Site, Tourist Center

    Address: 700, Yangjeong-dong, Buk-gu, Ulsan-si

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    It is the largest auto manufacturing facility in the world. There are nearly 5 production lines on a 20 km by 20km area of the plant. Among all the production lines, the assembly line is open to the p...Read more

  13. Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

    # 13 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 330 times in trip plans
    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

    Tags: Educational Site

    Address: 1000, Bangeojinsunhwan-doro, Dong-gu, Ulsan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard holds 5th position in the list of ship builders around the world. It was established by Hyundai heavy industries in 1975. The Hyundai heavy industries started its shipbuilding bu...Read more

  14. Oesol Memorial Hall

    # 14 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 265 times in trip plans
    Oesol Memorial Hall

    Tags: Exhibition , Hall

    Address: 15, Byeongyeong 12-gil, Jung-gu, Ulsan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Oesol Memorial Hall is the birthplace of famous Korean language scholar, Choi Hyeon-bae. He was popularly known as Oesol. He lead ‘Hangeul Matchumbeop Tongiran’ (the Proposal for Unified H...Read more

  15. Oegosan Onggi Village

    # 15 of 29 Things To Do in Ulsan | Added 178 times in trip plans
    Oegosan Onggi Village

    Tags: Village, Tourist Center

    Address: 36, Oegosan3(sam)-gil, Onyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan (501-18, Gosan-ri, Onyang-eup, Uljugun)

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    It is the largest producer of onggi (earthenware) in Korea. The village was basically formed by the artisans and craftsmen who are expert in making potters. Their primary aim was to preserve the tradi...Read more

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