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Geumjung Mt. fortress

Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
+82 51-517-5527
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We took the lazy option. Thoroughly enjoyable

We got the cable car, having walked from Oncheonjang station to the 'ropeway' station. The signs... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
London, United Kingdom
Korean rocky road

Took metro red line 1 to Beomeosa. At Exit 7 road level, immediately u-turn and take 1st right and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We got the cable car, having walked from Oncheonjang station to the 'ropeway' station. The signs aren't great but we were using satnav so it was fine. The cablecar itself looks like it's from the 60s (in a good way- vintage rather than unsafe) with...More

Thank PlanetByTrain
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Took metro red line 1 to Beomeosa. At Exit 7 road level, immediately u-turn and take 1st right and walk up a small road to bus stop 90 (big letters which one can't miss) - it's the only bus which goes to Beomeosa Temple. Unfortunately...More

Thank Gr00vyTraveller
Reviewed 22 September 2017

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 26 August 2017 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
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