Geumgang Park Ropeway 금강공원 로프웨이
부산광역시 동래구 우장춘로 155 (온천동) | 155, Ujangchun-ro, Dongnae-gu, Busan
9:00-18:00. Every 20 mins, 6 mins ride.
Adult: 8,000 won (round-trip) / 5,000 won (one-way).
Senior (age 65 & above): 6,000 won / 4,000 won (one-way).
Child: 5,000 won (round-trip) / 3,000 won (one-way).
Oncheonjang Station (line 1, exit 1).
By taxi: 6 mins.
By walking: Turn left on exit 1 and walk straight along Jungang-daero. At the first junction, cross the traffic light on the right to Geumganggongwon-ro. Walk along this long road with shops and eateries on both sides. At the end of the road, turn right to Ujangchun-ro, walk about 15m and you will see a big sign to the park. Cross the traffic to the park entrance. 15 mins walk. Note: bus from the station may take longer and involve fair amount of walking as well.
From the park entrance, follow the signs to the ropeway ticket office, 5 mins walk.
The Geumgang Park Ropeway (Cable Car), located inside Geumgang Park is the longest ropeway at 1,260m in Korea. It started operation in September 1966 and has been operated by private sector since 1972. The ropeway will bring visitors to the summit of Geumjeong Mountain (Geumjeongsan), unfolding expansive view of the city and mountain ranges beyond in the 6 minutes ride.
At the summit of Geumjeongsan, there are hiking trails leading to watchtowers, Geumjeongsanseong Fortress, Seokbulsa Temple (challenging hike) and foot of the mountain. Alternatively, one can take the ropeway back to Geumgang Park.
Besides, the ropeway, there are other attractions one can explore at Geumgang Park like Geumgang Botanical Garden, Busan Marine Natural History Museum and Busan Folk Art Museum.
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