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Busan
in South Korea

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Korea, Republic of

Busan

Busan, located in the southeastern corner of South Korea, is the second largest city in the country. It is a major port city, with a population of over 3.5 million people. Busan is known for its beautiful beaches, mountains, and its vibrant culture.

The city stands on the edge of the Nakdong River estuary and is surrounded by mountains. The city is divided into two parts: the old city and the new city. The old city is home to many historical sites, including the famous Haeundae Beach, which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Korea.

Busan has a long and interesting history. During the Joseon Dynasty, the city was a major port for trading with Japan. During the Korean War, Busan was the only city in South Korea that was not taken by the North Korean forces. It was also the site of the United Nations-brokered armistice that ended the war.

Busan is known for its vibrant nightlife and many festivals. The city hosts the annual Busan International Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in Asia. The city also hosts the Busan International Rock Festival, which attracts musicians from around the world.

Busan is a great place to visit, with its stunning beaches, mountains, and vibrant culture. It is a city with a long and interesting history, and is a great place to explore and experience the culture and history of South Korea.

Excursion tips for a day in Busan

1. Visit Haeundae Beach – one of South Korea’s most popular beaches, located in Busan. Enjoy the sun, sand, and sea, and take in the stunning views of the city skyline.

2. Explore Gamcheon Culture Village – a vibrant and colorful village filled with art galleries, cafes, and shops.

3. Check out the Jagalchi Fish Market – the largest seafood market in South Korea.

4. Take a stroll along Gwangalli Beach – a popular beach in Busan, known for its stunning views of the city skyline.

5. Visit the Taejongdae Park – a scenic park with stunning views of the ocean, cliffs, and nearby islands.

6. Enjoy a traditional Korean meal at one of the many restaurants in the city.

7. Explore the Yongdusan Park – a popular park in Busan, home to the Busan Tower.

8. Visit the Busan Aquarium – one of the largest aquariums in South Korea.

9. Take a cable car ride up to the top of the Busan Tower for a breathtaking view of the city.

10. Shop at the Gukje Market – one of the largest traditional markets in South Korea.

11. Check out the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple – a beautiful temple located along the coast.

12. Enjoy a night out in the popular Seomyeon district – filled with restaurants, bars, and clubs.

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The climate in Busan

Spring (March-May): Spring in Busan is mild and pleasant. The average temperature ranges from 8-18 degrees Celsius (46-64 degrees Fahrenheit). The weather is usually sunny and dry with occasional rain showers. Summer (June-August): Summers in Busan are hot and humid with temperatures reaching up to 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). The humidity is high and there are frequent thunderstorms. Autumn (September-November): Autumn in Busan is mild and pleasant with temperatures ranging from 15-25 degrees Celsius (59-77 degrees Fahrenheit). The weather is usually sunny and dry with occasional rain showers. Winter (December-February): Winters in Busan are cold and dry with temperatures ranging from -2 to 5 degrees Celsius (28-41 degrees Fahrenheit). There is occasional snowfall in the city.

Cruise weather for Busan

Our weather forecast for Busan helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 31.6 °C
min: 24 °C
12.6 m/s
16.6 m/s
63.0 %
18.7 m
79.5 %
1,008 hPa
05:27:37
19:32:35
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 31.2 °C
min: 24.7 °C
13.7 m/s
33.1 m/s
84.4 %
23.6 m
76.2 %
1,012 hPa
05:28:20
19:31:51
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 28.6 °C
min: 24.5 °C
18.0 m/s
38.2 m/s
87.4 %
12.3 m
91.0 %
1,015 hPa
05:29:04
19:31:05
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 24.4 °C
15.8 m/s
23.0 m/s
82.4 %
11.4 m
87.4 %
1,014 hPa
05:29:49
19:30:18
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 32.3 °C
min: 24.3 °C
19.4 m/s
26.6 m/s
40.1 %
20.2 m
80.0 %
1,009 hPa
05:30:33
19:29:29
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 34.5 °C
min: 23.7 °C
11.2 m/s
17.6 m/s
2.2 %
24.1 m
72.4 %
1,007 hPa
05:31:18
19:28:39
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 32.8 °C
min: 24.7 °C
13.7 m/s
15.1 m/s
4.0 %
22.7 m
73.5 %
1,007 hPa
05:32:03
19:27:48
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 24.7 °C
19.1 m/s
33.1 m/s
78.3 %
17.5 m
84.8 %
1,003 hPa
05:32:48
19:26:55
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 32.7 °C
min: 25.3 °C
19.1 m/s
29.2 m/s
84.4 %
20.8 m
81.4 %
1,002 hPa
05:33:33
19:26:01
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 32.5 °C
min: 25 °C
14.4 m/s
20.5 m/s
88.4 %
16.6 m
84.3 %
1,004 hPa
05:34:19
19:25:06
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 31.5 °C
min: 25.8 °C
6.5 m/s
7.6 m/s
51.4 %
23.0 m
80.9 %
1,004 hPa
05:35:04
19:24:09
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 33.0 °C
min: 25.6 °C
12.2 m/s
11.2 m/s
83.9 %
22.8 m
77.5 %
1,005 hPa
05:35:50
19:23:11
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 34.2 °C
min: 25.5 °C
13.0 m/s
15.1 m/s
63.7 %
21.9 m
77.8 %
1,003 hPa
05:36:35
19:22:12
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 32.9 °C
min: 25.6 °C
10.8 m/s
9.0 m/s
74.2 %
24.1 m
78.5 %
1,003 hPa
05:37:21
19:21:12
Aug. 8th 2024 Aug. 8th 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 22.8 °C
8.6 m/s
15.1 m/s
86.1 %
22.3 m
80.9 %
1,004 hPa
05:38:07
19:20:10

Cruises to Busan

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Scheduled ship calls in Busan, Korea, Republic of
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 30th 2024 Tuesday, 30th of Jul. 2024 Diamond Princess 11:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 31st 2024 Saturday, 31st of Aug. 2024 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Sep. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 30th 2024 Monday, 30th of Sep. 2024 Silver Muse 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Oct. 1st 2024 Tuesday, 1st of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Silver Nova 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Oct. 8th 2024 Tuesday, 8th of Oct. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 13th 2024 Sunday, 13th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 14th 2024 Monday, 14th of Oct. 2024 Seven Seas Explorer 10:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 25th 2024 Friday, 25th of Oct. 2024 Seven Seas Explorer 10:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 29th 2024 Tuesday, 29th of Oct. 2024 Norwegian Spirit 02:30 pm 09:00 pm
Feb. 7th 2025 Friday, 7th of Feb. 2025 MS Riviera 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 11th 2025 Tuesday, 11th of Feb. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Feb. 27th 2025 Thursday, 27th of Feb. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 3rd 2025 Monday, 3rd of Mar. 2025 MS Europa 2 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 17th 2025 Monday, 17th of Mar. 2025 MS Europa 2 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 18th 2025 Tuesday, 18th of Mar. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Mar. 20th 2025 Thursday, 20th of Mar. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 21st 2025 Friday, 21st of Mar. 2025 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 24th 2025 Monday, 24th of Mar. 2025 Seabourn Quest 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Mar. 2025 MS Riviera 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Mar. 26th 2025 Wednesday, 26th of Mar. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Mar. 28th 2025 Friday, 28th of Mar. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Mar. 29th 2025 Saturday, 29th of Mar. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 01:00 pm 12:00 am
Mar. 29th 2025 Saturday, 29th of Mar. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 29th 2025 Saturday, 29th of Mar. 2025 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Mar. 30th 2025 Sunday, 30th of Mar. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 1st 2025 Tuesday, 1st of Apr. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2025 Thursday, 3rd of Apr. 2025 Mein Schiff 6 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2025 Thursday, 3rd of Apr. 2025 Queen Elizabeth 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 4th 2025 Friday, 4th of Apr. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 4th 2025 Friday, 4th of Apr. 2025 Norwegian Spirit 07:30 am 01:00 pm
Apr. 4th 2025 Friday, 4th of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Quest 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 6th 2025 Sunday, 6th of Apr. 2025 MS Riviera 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Apr. 8th 2025 Tuesday, 8th of Apr. 2025 AIDAstella 07:00 am 09:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Apr. 8th 2025 Tuesday, 8th of Apr. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 9th 2025 Wednesday, 9th of Apr. 2025 LE SOLEAL 07:00 am 01:00 pm
Apr. 11th 2025 Friday, 11th of Apr. 2025 Queen Elizabeth 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 11th 2025 Friday, 11th of Apr. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 14th 2025 Monday, 14th of Apr. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 09:00 am 10:00 pm
Apr. 14th 2025 Monday, 14th of Apr. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 15th 2025 Tuesday, 15th of Apr. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 15th 2025 Tuesday, 15th of Apr. 2025 Mein Schiff 6 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 15th 2025 Tuesday, 15th of Apr. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 17th 2025 Thursday, 17th of Apr. 2025 LE SOLEAL 08:30 am 06:30 pm

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