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Geumjung Mt. fortress

Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
+82 51-517-5527
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North Gate from Beomeosa Temple

I saw on the map that it was close to the Temple so though I would kill two birds with one stone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul_n_Cris
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Melbourne, Australia
If you like walking in nature

Well , we have begin the fortress n'y the South Gare, with the ropeway which gives a nice view on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RlfDinky
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Roubaix, France
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Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I saw on the map that it was close to the Temple so though I would kill two birds with one stone. The trail up to the North gate from the temple is well marked and even has ropes to keep you on the track....More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well , we have begin the fortress n'y the South Gare, with the ropeway which gives a nice view on the Busan Bay. I recommand if you want to go to the North gate 3 things : water, compass to follow the North and the...More

Thank RlfDinky
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great fortress. West, East, South gate are easy to access. North gate is to approach from other gate or Bomosa. Anyway each gate is worth visiting.

Thank hughes1975
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We travelled up the cable car, expecting to be at the top, but in fact there was a long walk from where the cable car stopped. It was light bushland with a reasonably good series of tracks and plenty of signage. An enjoyable outing with...More

Thank donandkeo
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We took the cable car and walked to South Gate. Then visited the 'Observatory' about the cable car station. Splendid old woods with reasonable trails having an almost 'Lord of the Rings' feel. Great views. Two ways in which the experience could be improved 1)...More

Thank J Robert G
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good hike from the cable car station towards Geumjung fortress and onwards to the temple. Recommended.

Thank NeoET
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great day here, the scenery and nature is beautiful. However: make sure to follow the walls, as the area in the middle of the fortress is rather boring. Viewpoint north to the fortress is worth a stop if you have the time!

Thank tuvagr
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Geumjeongsan Mountain area has moderate walk trails around the perimeter to the different fortress gates and through the centre of the park. Plan on at least a half day or more to see different parts of the area and to enjoy forest trees. There...More

Thank abarao2
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I had extra time during a business trip and the company I was visiting took me here. The fortress is huge, so there are many ways to get there, but our trip up the mountain was a great car ride. They took us to the...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I had such a blast running around this area on a quiet weekday. The views are excellent and the trails are great fun. Keep a note of the Korean symbols for where you want to go, as almost no signposts have English text.

Thank Jennifer T
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