Busan, A Port of Korea

Busan is the 2nd largest city and the number one trading hub in Korea, with a population of 3.4 million and a total area of 770.2 square kilometers as of 2021. Since opening Korea’s first international port in 1876, the city has become a hub of trade, commerce, and industry. In addition, Global events including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, Busan International Film Festival, and Busan International Fireworks Festival, as well as various sea-related festivals are held there throughout the year.

The city is also a tourist destination and home to Asia’s largest department store, Haeundae beach, and a yacht marina. Located on the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula, Busan is a historic city which served as the temporary capital during the Korean War and refuge for men, women, and children fleeing the North to build new lives.

Autumn in Busan

Autumn in Busan lasts from September to November with temperatures of 10-25°C. This is the season to enjoy the colorful beauty of the autumn leaves.

In particular, October is one of the most colorful months of the year in Busan, with so many cultural and artistic events being held. Busan's autumn, called the festival season, is a season not to be missed.


All the information provided by BUSAN CITY HALL & BUSAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION.

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