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Gwangalli Beach

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Address: Gwangan-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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+82 10-6889-7818

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Privacy beach

The view beach can look at Gwangali bridge.and fell like privacy beach and beautiful. Relax and enjoy this here

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2016
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The beach can be reached after around 10 to 15 minutes leisurely walk from the subway station. The place around teh beach is quite dirty because of tourists' litters.

Thank virstud
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was quite a long walk from the nearest station, but I thought the light show would be worth it. But I was wrong, it was nothing impressive. Of course there was the lively vibe, with locals shooting their own fireworks. But it was not worth the far walk in the cold and wind.

Thank Elsie_nguyen
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The view beach can look at Gwangali bridge.and fell like privacy beach and beautiful. Relax and enjoy this here

Thank ph031
Kawit, Cavite, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I went here on a winter season so I didnt enjoy the beach that much but being the Diamond Bridge on the side as a view by night, definitely one of a kind. 👌

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

By day Gwangalli is a clean beach but a little smaller than Haeundae. It's real selling point is the views of Gwangandaegyo Bridge by night. There are a few light sculptures to see as well and locals often fire a few fireworks. It is also surrounded by restaurants and bars, so is great for a pre or post dinner walk

Thank Jacob S
Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The beach itself is OK. It is broad and clean and the surf looked tame (at least on the overcast day I was there). In good weather, it might be nice to sit and relax. But just behind the beach was a major road with ceaseless traffic noise. 600 - 700m out at sea is a gigantic suspension bridge which... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Visited same day as Haeundae beach via Buti bus (similar to hop-on hop-off bus) but run by City of Busan. The beach is very close to restaurants and shops too. Bridge across the water lights up at night. Visited in November, so too cool to go for a quick swim, but had an enjoyable time here.

Thank mariedesjardins
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I don't think this beach is that over the top but it's nice and I can understand why people would come here for vacation. It's less busy than Haeundae. I would recommend getting an accommodation here and relax for a day. It's chilly and windy at the moment but it's worth the visit if you want to be near the... More 

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Renton, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The beach is very similar to Haeundae Beach, albeit a smaller version of it. The beach seemed to be half (or smaller) the size of Haeundae Beach. It also has the Gwangalli Bridge blocking (or perhaps some may say enhancing) the views of the seas. Similar to Haeundae Beach, there aren't too many places to sit, no lounge chairs available... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great place to visit especially at night where you can see the bridge and unwind after a long day of sightseeing.

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