South Korea’s second city is a bustling metropolis located on the country's southernmost tip. Stay in a Pusan hotel and enjoy a city that seems to have it all, with glorious beaches and scenic mountains providing an epic backdrop for a world-class destination which hosts international conventions of all kinds. Rich in natural resources, you will find Pusan exceedingly open to foreign business transactions. Home to the world’s fifth-largest container handling port, the area around the harbour is also rich in history. Ancient Buddhist sites sit alongside more modern shopping and cultural centres.
What is there to do for recreation in Pusan?
Pusan is brimming with things to do. Take a boat cruise from the harbour for views of the magnificent skyline, or head out into the surrounding rural areas for more natural, mountainous scenic attractions. Taejongdae National Park offers breathtaking views over the open sea, while the city’s beaches offer the chance to try your hand at jet skiing or boating. Sample some local cuisine in Changseondong Meokja Golmok, one of the Pusan’s famous street-food markets, or head to the bars and clubs of Choryang Street for some late-night entertainment.
What does Pusan offer the business traveller?
Pusan has traditionally been Korea’s primary trading port, but nowadays five key industries play a role in the city’s economic success. These are the marine industry, the bio-health industry, convergence components and materials, creative culture and the knowledge infrastructure services industry. Pusan is a business-friendly city that welcomes foreign investment. People come from all over to visit the Bexco Exhibition and Convention Centre, which hosts world-class exhibitions and conventions.
What sites should I see around my business hotel in Pusan?
Most Pusan hotels are located within easy access of all the city’s sights. Shop for souvenirs in the world’s largest department store, the Shinsegae Centum City, or relax on one of Pusan’s many beaches. Gwangalli Beach is loved for its fine sands and array of esteemed raw-fish restaurants. Have dinner here in the evening and admire the mesmerising spectacle of the city lights glimmering in the distance. Alternatively, soak up some 1300 years of history at the Beomeoss Temple. Located on the site of a water well said to have magical properties, this ancient Buddhist site is home to a three-storey pagoda and countless other relics.