Central Busan Tour : Back to the Chosun Dynasty era (Starts 10:00)
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Central Busan Tour : Back to the Chosun Dynasty era (Starts 10:00)

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Stop At: Beomeosa Sungbo Museum, 250, Beomeosa-ro, Geumjeong-gu, Busan 46200 South Korea

Its name, which means "The Heavenly Fish Temple", was originated by an important legend.

There is said to be a well filled with clear, golden water which never runs dry. The magical properties of this well were bestowed upon it many years ago when a golden fish descended upon five-colored clouds from heaven and made its home in the water.

The temple was founded in the year of 678 A.D., during the time of the Shilla dynasty in order to retreat Japanese invaders with the God's help.

Also, this temple is the one of the famous temples in the south east Korea region, along with Haeinsa Temple and Tongdosa Temple.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Geumjung Mt. fortress, Geumjeong-gu, Busan South Korea

Geumjung Fortress is the largest mountain fortress in the Republic of Korea today.

But now there is only a 4-kilometer-long section remaining from its original form.

Following Japanese invasion of 1592, awareness of the necessity of national defense was heightened, especially attacks from the sea.

As a result, this fortress was built in the year of 1703.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dongnae-bu Government Office Chungsindang, 61, Myeongnyun-ro 112beon-gil, Dongnae-gu, Busan 47810 South Korea

Dongnae-bu Government Office in which the Dongnae magistrate carried on business

during the Chosen period (1392-1910).

Dongheon was the place where a leader dealt with public problems during the Chosen period.

Therefore, the Dongheon was the central government office.

Dongnae district had importance in military and diplomatic ways, so its office was bigger than those of other offices.

Magistrate worked in this building and conducted diplomacy with Japanese diplomats.

Therefore, it was one of the most important government offices in Dongnae.

Throughout the Japanese occupation, the building has seen modification in its structure, walls and floors,

and thus has lost its original form, but it still shows the late Chosun Dynasty architectual style for government offices.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bugjangdae, Sisil-ro, Myeongnyun-dong, Dongnae-gu, Busan, South Korea

Jangdae is the command post of the general built in a place where it is easy to conduct military command during the war.

Not every fortress had Jangdaes but only the ones that are large and important had Jangdaes. Dongnaeeupseong Walled Town

has three Jangdaes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dongnaeeupseong Fortress North Gate, 538-1 Bokcheon-dong, Dongnae-gu, Busan, South Korea

During the Chosen Dynasty, Dongnae Eupseong was a diplomatic center with Japan, so it was large and formal.

Dongnae seong(Castle) battle took place in 1592 when the Japanese Invasion of Korea took place.

In 1731, it was rebulit much larger in consideration of the imporrtance of Dongnae, the gateway to the country.

The walls of Dongnae Eupseong was mostly demolished during Japanese occupation.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 장영실 과학동산, 18 Dongnaeyeoksagwan-gil, Bokcheon-dong, Dongnae-gu, Busan, South Korea

This science Garden was established to commemorate the scientific achievement of Jang Yeong-sil,

a great 15th century scientist born in Dongnae.

The park displays a total of 19 reproductions of astronomical equipment and devices made by Jang and his fellow scientists.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dongnaeeupseong Fortress Site, Myeongnyun-dong, Dongnae-gu, Busan, South Korea

Opened inside of the Bukmun Gate of Dongnaeeupseong Walled Town Site in March 2007, the museum exhibits a miniature model

of the fortified city, photos, and various other displays. A visitor can enjoy the folk gams in the front yard

like dice throwing or shuttle cock kicking.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Busan Sirip Bokchon Bakmulkwan, 50, Bokcheon-Dong, Dongnae-Gu, Busan South Korea

Tumuli in Bokcheon-dong, Dongnae has a number of tombs. The tombs are scattered hillside in Bokcheon-dong.

It is considered to be built from ancient Gaya dynasty (42-532 A.D).

So far, 40 tombs were found but most of the tombs are still in the ground.

Duration: 30 minutes

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  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Gratuities
  • Parking Fees
Not included
  • Lunch - Having Korean traditional food in Dongnae market
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
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