Introduction

Located a mere 3km from downtown Busan, Songdo Beach is a popular escape for the area’s city dwellers each summer. Opened in 1913 as Korea’s first official beach, the beach was named “Songdo” (meaning “Pine Island”) in reference to its bordering groves of pine trees. The beach began to gain popularity in the 1960s for its graceful coastlines, but was damaged by frequent hurricanes and subsequent sand loss. Starting in 2000, the beach underwent a comprehensive 5-year reconstruction and reopened with restored and expanded coastlines and the addition of several fountains.

Songdo Beach is particularly beloved for its romantic summer night view and as host of the popular Busan Sea Festival and spirited Hyeonin Singing Festival. Nearby attractions include Busan’s famed Jagalchi Seafood Market and Amnam Park.

 

Address: 

50, Songdohaebyeon-ro, Seo-gu, Busan[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

N/A (Open all year round)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Available (17 lots / 670 spaces)

 

 

Transportation

 

[Bus]
Busan Station (Busan Subway Line 1), Exit 7.
- Take Bus No. 17, 26 or 61 and get off at Songdo Entrance Bus Stop.

Jagalchi Station (Busan Subway Line 1), Exit 2.
- Turn left at the corner, go straight 50m and cross the street to Chungmudonggyocharo Bus Stop.
- From the bus stop, take Bus No. 7, 26, 71, or 96 and get off at Songdo Beach Bus Stop.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Available Facilities: 

Imhae Administration Service Office, billeting place, diving spot, Ocean Leisure and Spots Center, restroom, shower room, changing room, footbath site, etc.

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

tel: +82-51-240-4086

zipcode: 49275

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

• For more info: +82-51-240-4086

usetime: 09:00-18:00

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