Songdo Beach, Nearby Attractions & Getting There | Busan, South Korea

Songdo Beach & Nearby Popular Attractions

Busan Songdo Beach and its nearby popular attractions are closely integrated to each other in terms of their history, proximity and connectivity. There are hidden places certified as Busan National Geopark of Korea in Songdo worth exploring too.

Recommended Tour Course of Popular & Hidden Attractions in Songdo

The day course guide will cover each of the carefully shortlisted recommended attractions in and around Songdo Beach, including how to get there on public transport and best travel route between the hot spots.

How to Go to Busan Songdo Beach ◆ Start of Songdo Tour Course

Subway Station ➜ Songdo Cloud Trails @Songdo Beach

  • Busan Station (line 1, exit 7), walk 100m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your right). 15 mins ride.

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 5), walk 75m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at middle of road on your right). 11 mins ride.

Drop off at Amnamdong Community Service Center bus stop, 6 mins walk to Songdo Cloud Trail​s.

Map of Walking Path from Amnamdong Community Service Center Bus Stop to Songdo Cloud Trails Entrance | Busan, South Korea

💡Notes: There are several versions of the attraction names in English, primarily due to the different Korean to English translations and rebranding.

➀ Songdo Cloud Trails (/Songdo Skywalk) 송도구름산책로 & Geobukseom Island (/Turtle Island) 거북섬

부산 서구 암남동 129-4 | 129-4, Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan

Songdo Cloud Trails - Opening Hours

6:00-23:00 Daily

Songdo Cloud Trails - Admission Fees

Free

Songdo Cloud Trails - How To Go
  • Busan Station (line 1, exit 7), walk 100m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your right). 15 mins ride.⭐

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 5), walk 75m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your right). 11 mins ride.⭐

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 8), walk 60m ahead, take Bus# 6/30/71 from bus stop outside Lotte Dept. Store. 11 mins ride.

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 1), walk 150m ahead, take Bus# 6/26/30/71 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your left). 11 mins ride.

  • Jagalchi Station (line 1, exit 2), cross the road about 20m ahead. At the traffic light 30m in front, cross to the opposite side of the road. Turn left and walk 70m towards the bus stop. Take Bus# 6, 26, 30, 71, 96 & 96-1. 6 mins ride.

 

Drop off at Amnamdong Community Service Center bus stop, 6 mins walk to Songdo Cloud Trails entrance.

Songdo Cloud Trails - Official Websites

The Songdo Cloud Trails (also known as Songdo Skywalk) is located on the eastern side (i.e. left side when facing the sea) of Songdo Beach, near the Songdo Bay Station of Busan Air Cruise.

Songdo Cloud Trails
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Opened in 2015, the 365m long skywalk is built above the ocean with glass floor, giving visitors the thrilling experience of walking above the waves.

Songdo Cloud Trails
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The trail is connected to Geobukseom Island (also known as Turtle Island) in the middle before extending out further out to the sea.

Songdo Cloud Trails
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There are 2 statues on the small Turtle Island, remembering the local legend of a love story between the daughter of the sea dragon and a fisherman. The half turtle egg shell lover seat overlooking the ocean is another great photo zone.

Songdo Cloud Trails - Geobukseom Island (/Turtle Island)
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From Songdo Skywalk, besides getting a nice panoramic view of the Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car operating across the ocean and the golden stretch of Songdo Beach, one can also spot the lighthouse and a restored diving platform in the middle of the sea.

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Songdo Cloud Trails ➜ Busan Air Cruise (Songdo Bay Station)

From Songdo Cloud Trails, cross the road and walk 75m towards Busan Air Cruise (Songdo Bay Station) on your right.

Map of Walking Path from Songdo Cloud Trails to Busan Air Cruise (Songdo Bay Station) | Busan, Korea

Busan Air Cruise (Songdo Bay Station) ➜ Busan Air Cruise (Songdo Sky Park) @Amnam Park

Take the Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car from Songdo Bay Station across the ocean to Songdo Sky Park (station) located at Amnam Park.

Map of Busan Air Cruise Cable Car from Songdo Bay Station to Songdo Sky Park at Amnam Park | Busan, South Korea
 

Songdo Bay Station at Songnim Park (near Songdo Beach / Songdo Cloud Trails):
부산 서구 송도해변로 171 | 171, Songdohaebyeon-ro, Seo-gu, Busan

 

Songdo Sky Park (station) at Amnam Park:
부산 서구 암남공원로 181 | 181 Amnamgongwon-ro, Seo-gu, Busan

Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car - Opening Hours

Weekdays: 9:00-20:00

17 Jun-31 Aug, Weekends & Holidays: 9:00-21:00

29 Jul-15 Aug: 9:00-22:00

Ticketing: 30 mins before closing

Operation subject to weather and ticketing conditions. Daily operating hours & status available on the homepage of official website.

Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car - Admission Fees

Air Cruise (cabin with closed floor)

  • Adult (age 13 & 64): ₩15,000 (2-way) / ₩12,000 (1-way)

  • Child (age 3-12): ₩11,000 (2-way) / ₩9,000 (1-way)

Crystal Cruise (cabin with transparent floor)

  • Adult: ₩20,000 (2-way) / ₩16,000 (1-way)

  • Child: ₩15,000 (2-way) / 12,000 (1-way)

Discounts

  • Senior (age 65-75): ₩2,000 off

  • Senior (age 76 & above): ₩2,000 off for Senior & 1 accompanying person

  • Child (below age 3): free

 

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Cable Car 1-Day Unlimited Pass (any cabin)

  • Adult: ₩27,000

  • Child: ₩22,000

Speedy Cruise (board without waiting, sharing cabin)

  • Air Cruise: ₩30,000 per person

  • Crystal Cruise: ₩40,000 per person

Premium Cruise (board without waiting & exclusive cabin for up to 8 people)

  • Crystal Cruise: ₩200,000 per cabin

  • Air Cruise: ₩240,000 per cabin

Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car - How To Go

Songdo Bay Station

  • Busan Station (line 1, exit 7), walk 100m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your right). 15 mins ride.⭐

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 5), walk 75m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your right). 11 mins ride.⭐

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 8), walk 60m ahead, take Bus# 6/30/71 from bus stop outside Lotte Dept. Store. 11 mins ride.

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 1), walk 150m ahead, take Bus# 6/26/30/71 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your left). 11 mins ride.

  • Jagalchi Station (line 1, exit 2), cross the road about 20m ahead. At the traffic light 30m in front, cross to the opposite side of the road. Turn left and walk 70m towards the bus stop. Take Bus# 6, 26, 30, 71, 96 & 96-1. 6 mins ride.

Drop off at Amnamdong Community Service Center bus stop, 9 mins walk.

Songdo Sky Station

  • Busan Station - no direct bus

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 8), walk 60m ahead, take Bus# 7/30/71 from bus stop outside Lotte Dept. Store. 19 mins ride. 

Drop off at Amnam Park bus stop. Cross the road and walk on your right to Amnam Park entrance.​ 2 mins.

Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car - Official Websites

The Songdo Marine Cable Car, Busan Air Cruise was opened in June 2017 after 29 years of restoration project to bring back tourists to Songdo Beach.

Busan Air Cruise - Songdo Bay Station
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The 1.62km long cable car route starts from Songdo Bay Station at Songnim Park (eastern end of Songdo Beach. i.e. left side when facing the sea) and travel across the ocean to Songdo Sky Park (station) at Amnam Park (west of Songdo Beach) in 15-20 mins.

Busan Air Cruise - View of Amnam Island
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With the cable car travelling in the middle of the sea, one can enjoy breathtaking view of Songdo Beach, Yeongdodaegyo Bridge, Namhangdaegyo Bridge, Songdo Coastal Dullegil Road and rock cliffs.

The almost total transparent Crystal Cabin including its transparent floor, offered superb undisturbed 360˚ view is a must-try!

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail
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a) Songdo Bay Station at Songnim Park (near Songdo Beach / Songdo Cloud Trails)

Songdo Bay Station is a 3-storey building with cafes, restaurants, convenience store and gift shop.

Busan Air Cruise - Songdo Bay Station
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Platform for cable ride is on 4F. Don't miss checking out the 3F - Bay Terrace and 4F - Bay Harbor Rooftop Garden.

 

At Bay Terrace Observation Deck, you can enjoy the beautiful Songdo Peninsula, Yeongdodaegyo Bridge and Namhangdaegyo Bridge at a glance and the closest view of cable cars running just right above.

3F - Bay Terrace Observation Deck
3F - Bay Terrace Observation Deck
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4F - Bay Harbor Rooftop Garden
4F - Bay Harbor Rooftop Garden
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b) Songdo Sky Park (station) at Amnam Park

Besides its cafes, restaurants and convenience store, Songdo Sky Park (station) offers many attractions, time capsule/message/wish placements, photo zones and fabulous rooftop scenery to the delights of many visitors.

View of 3F - Sky Harbor Observatory
View of 3F - Sky Harbor Observatory
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Songdo Sky Park (station) - Building
Songdo Sky Park (station) - Building
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【3F - Sky Harbor Observatory】

💡At the Rooftop Sky Harbor Moment Garden (winner of multiple design awards), you can purchase a moment time capsule (₩8,800), put your precious thoughts at that moment on the piece of paper provided and have the capsule stored there. You can retrieve the capsule again in your next visit by providing both your unique capsule and coordinate numbers (do not lose the numbers) to the staff for retrieval.

 

Amnam Park - Sky Harbor Observatory - Moment Capsule
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Other chargeable activities at the rooftop observatory garden include getting on the Asia's first passenger, VR Sky Swing (11m high) with ocean-facing view or drop a memorable letter in the huge Message Bottle.

 

VR Sky Swing (₩5,000)
VR Sky Swing (₩5,000)
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Message Bottle (₩4,000)
Message Bottle (₩4,000)
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Other popular attractions at the Sky Harbor Observatory include Le Petit Prince and Moon in the Busan.

 

Amnam Park - Sky Harbor Observatory - Le Petit Prince
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Amnam Park - Sky Harbor Observatory - Le Petit Prince
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Amnam Park - Sky Harbor Observatory - Moon in the Busan
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💡Non-cable car passengers can visit the 3F - Sky Harbor Observatory for free too.

【1F - Cable Car Platform & Park Square】

The Bucket Dragon Scale is not just an award winning artwork, you can write down your wishes on the scale of the rising dragon and have them fulfilled. You can also lock down the memories of love you wish to keep with a Love Lock.

Bucket Dragon Scale (₩8,800)
Bucket Dragon Scale (₩8,800)
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Love Lock (basic ₩8,800 / high-end ₩10,000)
Love Lock (basic ₩8,800 / high-end ₩10,000)
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The Dino Adventure excites both the young and adults with its huge and sound-making dinosaurs moving vividly right in front of you. Also, you are probably standing on the same ground as the dinosaurs some 70-80 million years ago.

Busan Air Cruise - Songdo Sky Park - Dino Adventure
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At Park Square, there is also a Snail Garden and a cable car photo zone.

Amnam Park - Park Square - Snail Garden
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【B1F-Songdo Doppelmayr World】

Experience a variety of programs at Korea's first cable car museum.

Busan Air Cruise - Songdo Sky Park - Songdo Doppelmayr World (Cable Car Museum)
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💡All Songdo Sky Park's activity pricings above are based on the discounted prices for cable car passengers. Subject to change.

Floating in the Sea

➁ Busan Air Cruise (/Songdo Marine Cable Car) 부산 송도해상케이블카

 

Busan Air Cruise (Songdo Sky Park) @Amnam Park ➜ Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge @Dongseom Island

From Busan Air Cruise (Songdo Sky Park) station at Amnam Park, follow the signs to Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge, connecting Amnam Park to Dongseom Island. 3 mins walk.

Map of Walking Path from Songdo Sky Park to Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge | Busan, South Korea
Floating in the Sea

➂ Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge (/Songdo Yonggung Cloud Bridge) 송도 용궁 구름다리 @Dongseom Island 

 

부산 서구 암남동 620-53 | 620-53 Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan

Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge - Opening Hours

Mar-Sep: 9:00-18:00

Oct-Feb: 9:00-17:00

Last admission: 30 mins before closing

Closed on 1st & 3rd Monday of every month, 1 Jan and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day).

Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge - Admission Fees

₩1,000 per person

Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge - How To Go
  • Take Busan Air Cruise Cable Car from Songdo Bay Station to Songdo Sky Park at Amnam Park. 15-20 mins cable car ride, followed by 3 mins walk to the bridge.

  • Busan Station - no direct bus.

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 8), walk 60m ahead, take Bus# 7/30/71 from bus stop outside Lotte Dept. Store. 19 mins ride. Drop off at Amnam Park bus stop. Cross the road and walk on your right to Amnam Park entrance.​ From the park's entrance, follow the signs to Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge. 7 mins walk.

  • Songdo Beach bus stop (across the road from the beach side), take Bus# 7/30/71 and drop off at Amnam Park bus stop. 4 mins ride. Follow the walking path above.

Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge - Official Websites

Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge connects Amnam Park across the sea to the small island, Dongseom Island. It measures 127.1m long and 2m wide.

Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge
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This bridge was built as part of the restoration project, 18 years after the famous old Songdorum Bridge (108m long and 1.8 wide) built in 1965 that connected Songnim Park and Turtle Island on Songdo Beach was seriously damaged by Typhoon Selma in 1987 and was eventually demolished in 2002.
 

The bridge was finally re-opened on 4 June 2020, and reborn as "Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge" in the current new location at Dongseom Island.

 

Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge
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Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge - View
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Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge encircles the upper part of Dongseom Island, offers magnificent 360˚ view of the uninhabited island, rocky cliffs, interesting rock formations, Songdo Beach, Busan Air Cruise cable car, Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail and the ocean beyond.

Orientation of Amnam Park & Dudo Island

After visiting Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge, take some time to explore the photo zones, observatoriescoastal scenes, forest trails and favourite food haunts by the locals at Amnam Park.

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➃ Amnam Park 암남공원

부산 서구 암남동 산 193 | San 193, Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan

Amnam Park - Opening Hours

Open all year round

Amnam Park - Admission Fees

Free

Amnam Park - How To Go
  • Take Busan Air Cruise Cable Car from Songdo Bay Station to Songdo Sky Park at Amnam Park. 15-20mis ride.

  • Busan Station - no direct bus.

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 8), walk 60m ahead, take Bus# 7/30/71 from bus stop outside Lotte Dept. Store. 19 mins ride. Drop off at Amnam Park bus stop. Cross the road and walk on your right to Amnam Park entrance.​ 2 mins walk.

  • Songdo Beach bus stop (across the road from the beach side), take Bus# 7/30/71 and drop off at Amnam Park bus stop. 4mins ride. Follow the walking path above.

Amnam Park boasts a beautiful coastal view is a rare natural ecology park in the city center. It was once a military protected area and entry is prohibited. It was only opened to the public in April 1996.

Amnam Park - Healing Forest Trail - View
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Amnam Park - Guide Map - Location at Park Entrance
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Amnam Park has a charming primeval forested landscape untouched by time with tree-lined sea view and magnificent cliffs of sedimentary rocks formed about 100 million years ago where traces of dinosaurs, including the dinosaur footprints and fossils were found.

Amnam Park - Forest Heailing Trail
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Busan Air Cruise - Songdo Sky Park - Dino Adventure
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The dinosaur era is also re-enacted at Dino Adventure with huge, vivid moving dinosaurs in Amnam Park.

Amnam Park, often overshadowed by the more popular Songdo Beach has in fact a lot to offer. Besides being the core place of connectivity to Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable CarSongdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge and Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail, it is also the closest you can get to see Dudo Island via its forest walking trails. It is definitely worthwhile to spend 1-2 hours exploring the park, with history tracing back to the dinosaur days.

Amnam Park Healing Forest is probably one of the best hidden places in Busan. There are several highly recommended easy walking trails in the forest with suspension bridge, photo zones and observatories with beautiful views of the ocean and strangely shaped cliffs. It is a great place to take a break and immerse in the beauty of nature.

a) Amnam Park Healing Forest

🌳Map of Healing Forest Walking Trails, Amnam Park 🌳

Amnam Park - Map of Healing Forest Walking Trails | Busan, South Korea

Track 1: Happy Healing Forest Trail 0.9km / 25mins (pink)

Track 2: Healing Forest Trail of Contemplation 1.4km / 40mins (orange)

Track 3: Healing Forest Trail of Challenge 1.3km / 30mins (yellow)

Track 4: Baragi Healing Forest Trail 2.9km / 70mins (blue)

▶ red bridge, camellia path, blue frame photo zone, I love U sign, Love Stairway, Dudo Observation deck

Amnam Park - Map of Healing Forest Walking Trails | KoreaToDo

💡Most of the signs and information maps are in Korean. Please use your mobile language translation app whenever required.

Amnam Park - Healing Forest Trail - View
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Amnam Park - Healing Forest Trail - View
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Amnam Park - Healing Forest Trail - Windmill Toilets
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Amnam Park - Information Sign in Korean
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Amnam Park - Signs in Korean
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Amnam Park - Healing Forest Trail - Love Stairway
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Amnam Park - Healing Forest Trail - Memory Tree Photo Zone
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b) Dudo Island

Walking along the Healing Forest Trail at Amnam Park will get you to Dudo Observatory for the closest view of Dudo Island

Dudo Island, the land of birds is an uninhabited island and one of the 12 geosites in Busan. Besides its magnificent volcanic rock formations, it is also a treasured site for its dinosaur bones and egg nest fossils.

From the Dudo Observatory, you can see Yeongdo Island and Oryukdo Islets at a distance away on your left and the nearby Gamcheon Port on the right side.

Amnam Park - Dudo Island
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Amnam Park - Dudo Observatory for Dudo Island
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Amnam Park - Busan National Geopark - Dudo Island
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c) Amnam Park Grilled Clams Restaurants 암남공원 조개구이 희자매

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부산 서구 암남동 620-24 | 620-24 Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan

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11:00-24:00. Tuesday - Sunday. Closed on Mondays.

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At Amnam Park, follow the signs to the Public Carpark.

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The menu will most probably be in Korean only. So, have your mobile language translation app ready and point to the items you wish to order.

Hidden away at the public carpark of Amnam Park is a row of grilled clams restaurants. These restaurants are hugely popular, and primarily known to the locals. Big crowds can be seen queuing outside their favourite grilled clam restaurants, even on a weekday.

Amnam Park - Grilled Clams Restaurants
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The food is served beautifully layout in a platter. One can enjoy a hearty meal with great seafood, drinks and company in a relax, local atmosphere.

Amnam Park - Grilled Clams Restaurants - Seafood Platter
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Amnam Park - Grilled Clams Restaurants - Side Dishes
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Amnam Park - Grilled Clams Restaurants - Grilled Clams
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🍻General Menu Guide🍻

Amnam Park - Grilled Clams Restaurants - Menu | Busan, South Korea

💡Subject to change and differ between restaurants.

Assorted Seafood ₩50,000 (small) / ₩60,000 / ₩70,000 / ₩80,000

Grilled Clams ₩60,000 (small) / ₩70,000 / ₩80,000 / ₩90,000

Grilled Eel market price / Grilled Lobster ₩30,000 / Abalone Porridge 15,000 per pax / 

Fried Rice ₩2,000

Amnam Park - Grilled Clams Restaurants - Menu | KoreaToDo

Outside the restaurants, people can be spotted fishing at the water edge of the carpark. On one end of the carpark is the entrance to the scenic Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail walk to Songdo Beach. The other end of the carpark overlooks to Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge connecting Amnam Park to Dongseom Island. You can see the Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car running above as well.

Amnam Park - Car Park & View of Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail
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Amnam Park ➜ Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail (optional) ➜ Songdo Beach

From Amnam Park, there are 4 travel options back to Songdo Beach:

 

Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Car, 15-20mins ride.

🦕 easiest 

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail, entering from Amnam Park Public Carpark. 1.2km, 20 mins walk.

🦕 most scenic

Walk along the road, before going down the stairs on the right to walk along the coast. About 1.6km, 25 mins walk.

🦕 scenic & easy downhill walk

Take bus# 7, 30 & 71 from the bus stop on the same side (i.e. not across the road) of Amnam Park exit and drop off at Songdo Beach bus stop. 4 mins ride and 2 mins walk to Songdo Beach.

🦕 fast & cheap

Map of Travel Options from Amnam Park, Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail to Songdo Beach | Busan, South Korea

💡Sights on the walk from Amnam Park to Songdo Beach  (route )

Amnam Park Entrance
Amnam Park Entrance
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Amnam Park Bus Stop
Amnam Park Bus Stop
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Road to Songdo Beach
Road to Songdo Beach
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View of Songdo Suspension Bridge
View of Songdo Suspension Bridge
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View of Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail
View of Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail
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View of Namhangdaegyo Bridge
View of Namhangdaegyo Bridge
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View of Songdo Beach
View of Songdo Beach
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View of Busan Air Cruise
View of Busan Air Cruise
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Floating in the Sea

➄ Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail (/Songdo Coastal Promenade / Songdo Seaside Trail / Songdo Peninsula Geotrail)
송도 해안 볼레길

부산 서구 암남동 산 123-28 | San 123-18, Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail - Opening Hours

Temporarily closed for damage recovery due to typhoon (until the first half of 2024).

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail - Admission Fees

Free

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail - How To Go
  • Songdo Beach (entrance is on the extreme right end of the beach when facing the sea).

  • Amnam Park Public Carpark (entrance is on the extreme left side of the carpark when facing the sea).

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail - Official Websites

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail connects Songdo Beach and Amnam Park in about 1.2km, a 20 mins walk along the coast.

 

💡"Bollegil" an combination of two words “boda (to see)” and “dulle-gil (walking path).” 

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail
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What catches the initial attention of many visitors to this trail is probably the red iron deck of 800m long and 1m wide installed prominently along the coast.

 

From the bridge walk so near to the water, you can enjoy captivating view of Namhangdaegyo Bridge, Songdo Beach, Busan Air Cruise Marine Cable Cars and Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge. There is also a small Mongdong Beach in mid-section of the walk as well.

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail
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It is worthwhile to know that Songdo Peninsula (including Amnam Park & Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail) and Dodo Island are two of the 12 geosites in Busan National Geopark from Songdo district.

 

💡Other well-known geosites in Busan includes Taejongdae, Oryukdo and Igidae.

Particularly on the Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail, you can observe dinosaur egg nest fossils and diverse stratums that have been made with sedimentary rocks from 100 million years ago.

Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - Map
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Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - Busan National Geopark of Korea
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Amnam Park - Busan National Geopark
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💡Busan National Geopark & Geosites

Korea's National Geopark is an area for conservation certified by the government for its scientific importance for earth sciences and outstanding scenic values.

 

Unlike the UNESCO World Heritages, Biosphere Reserves or National Parks, whose main purpose is the preservation of the area.

 

A National Geopark aims to utilize the geosite for educational and tourism purposes to promote regional economic development, reaching beyond a preservation mandate.

Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail Information Map

Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - Information Map | Busan, South Korea

Entrance from Songdo Beach [access temporarily closed]

Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - Entrance (Songdo Beach side)
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Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - After Entrance (Songdo Beach side)
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Entrance to Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail from Songdo Beach prior to the current temporarily closure in placed.

Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - Stairs from Songdo Beach to Road
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Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - Signs at Entrance (Songdo Beach side)
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Walking Path along the road between Songdo Beach and Amnam Park
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Amnam Park - Entrance
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When the trail and its entrance are closed to the public, you can take the nearby stairs up to the road to continue the walk to Amnam Park. There will be signs along the way.

Entrance from Amnam Park Public Carpark [access temporarily closed]

Songdo Coast Bolle-gil Trail - Trail Entrance from Amnam Park Carpark
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The other entrance to Songdo Coastal Bolle-gil Trail is located at the edge of the Public Carpark of Amnam Park.

Floating in the Sea

➅ Songdo Beach 송도해수욕장

 
 

부산 서구 송도해변로 100 | 100, Songdohaebyeon-ro, Seo-gu, Busan

Place - Songdo Beach

Open all year round.

Place - Admission Fees

Free

Songdo Beach - How To Go
  • Busan Station (line 1, exit 7), walk 100m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your right). 15 mins ride.⭐

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 5), walk 75m ahead, take Bus# 26 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your right). 11 mins ride.⭐

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 8), walk 60m ahead, take Bus# 30/71 from bus stop outside Lotte Dept. Store. 11 mins ride.

  • Nampo Station (line 1, exit 1), walk 150m ahead, take Bus# 26/30/71 (bus stop is at the middle of road on your left). 11 mins ride.

  • Jagalchi Station (line 1, exit 2), cross the road about 20m ahead. At the traffic light 30m in front, cross to the opposite side of the road. Turn left and walk 70m towards the bus stop. Take Bus# 26, 30, 71, 96. 6 mins ride.

Drop off at Songdo Beach bus stop, 2 mins walk.

  • ​Taxi from Busan Station, 17 mins, about ₩12,000

Songdo Beach - Official Websites

In the past, Songdo Beach was often given a miss by visitors for the likes of Haeundae Beach or Gwangalli Beach. Being the first public beach in Korea that opened in July 1913, it has lose its lustre with time.

However, much have changed in recent years to bring back tourists to the 800m long and 50m wide beach and its surrounding attractions.

Songdo Beach is reborn as a new hot spot of Busan. Together with Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge nearby, they have made it to the Top 100 must-visit tourist spots in Korea (2021-2022)!

Songdo Beach
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Songdo Beach
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In the last decades, Songdo Beach and surrounding area has undergone major restoration and transformation to bring back tourists with a sandy beach with clean water; refurbished Geobukseom Island (/Turtle Island) and connected to the new attraction, Songdo Cloud Trails; restored marine cable car and rebranded as Busan Air Cruise; rebuilt, relocated and renamed Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge.

Songdo Beach - Coastal View
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Songdo Beach
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💡The name "Songdo" comes about from its heavily forested pine trees in the olden days.

Songdo Beach offers various festivals throughout the year, including the Sunrise Festival in January, the Daljip Festival in February, the Summer Sea Festival and Hyeonin Song Festival in August, and the Mackerel Festival in October, as well as the Songdo National Marine Sports Competition.

Indeed, Songdo Beach, together with its diverse attractions closely linked to each other, its rich natural geological background, appealing night lights and local favourite food haunts make it a worthy destination to spend a day in Songdo on your holiday to Busan.

 

It is even worthwhile to consider spending overnight at one of its lovely sea-facing accommodation, slowing down your steps to fully immersed in the beauty nature has to offer at Songdo.

 

Map of Recommended Tour Course to Busan Songdo Beach & Nearby Top Attractions

Map of Recommended Tour Course to Busan Songdo Beach & Nearby Top Attractions | Busan, South Korea

KoreaToDo TOP PICKS - Tours, Activities & Discount Tickets

➥ Handpicked experiences by KoreaToDo for their uniqueness, value, popularity, price competitiveness and at times, tedious to reach by public transport.

Busan Air Cruise Cable Car Ticket

Busan Air Cruise Cable Car Ticket

4.8★

normal or crystal cabin options

Wall Painting Village Half Day Tour

Wall Painting Village Half Day Tour

4.5★

Songdo Beach & Skywalk & Gamcheon Village drop off

Busan East Coast Cultural Day Tour

Busan East Coast Cultural Day Tour

4.7★

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, Taejongdae, Songdo Skywalk & Gamcheon Culture Village

Special Places in Busan Day Tour

Special Places in Busan Day Tour

5.0★

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, Cheongsapo, Huinnyeoul & Gamcheon Culture Villages

Busan Night Tour (Western Course)

Busan Night Tour (Western Course)

4.7★

Songdo Cable Car+Skywalk, Gamcheon Culture Village & Cheonmasan Road View

Gyeongju Historical Day Tour

Gyeongju Historical Day Tour

4.8★

Yangdong Village, Bulguksa Temple, Donggung Palace & Anapji (night). Haeundae pickup

2 Skywalks, Gamcheon Village & Temple Day Tour

2 Skywalks, Gamcheon Village & Temple Day Tour

4.7★

lunch (pork soup & rice) ✚ popular Songdo Beach Skywalk & Cheongsapo Daritdol Skywalk

​​Korea Rail Pass (KR PASS): bullet trains to Busan/Seoul

​​Korea Rail Pass (KR PASS): bullet trains to Busan/Seoul

4.8★

instant ticket & tourist exclusive!

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