A ray of hidden moonlight, 4 Best places in Busan to go moon watching

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A ray of hidden moonlight, 4 Best places in Busan to go moon watching
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Summer is over and autumn is on its way with cooler weather. The first thing that pops into your head when it comes to autumn is Chuseok! It is a tradition to make a wish while looking at the moon and to spend time with family on Chuseok. And here are 4 Best places in Busan to go moon watching! Enjoy the unforgettable beauty of the moonlight in Busan.

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Haewoljeong Pavilion on Dalmaji Street

Starting from the sea of Haeundae, Dalmaji-gil is a good path to walk in the gentle moonlight. It is full of greenery in summer, and you can walk up the hillside in the shade of tall trees.
You can take photos with the moon sculpture or rest in the shade while admiring the beautiful view at Haewoljeong Pavilion on the hill. You should visit Haewoljeong Pavilion if you are taking a walk along the Dalmaji-gil because the scenery from the pavilion is beautiful.
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Take a photo with the pretty moon sculpture in front of Haewoljeong Pavilion. The sculpture is even more beautiful when it is lit up at night.
You can also walk the beautiful wooden walkway from Haewoljeong to the observatory. The fresh sea breezes blow through dense green forests. How about enjoying the scenery of Gwangandaegyo Bridge and Haeundae Beach from the observatory located at the entrance of Dalmaji Street?


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Busan Air Cruise Skypark

Busan Air Cruise Skypark, Amnam Park, cable cars and the beach are just a few of the attractions in Songdo, Busan. In order to get to Skypark, you can take the cable car from Songdo Beach or you can walk there directly.
The Songdo Base Station located in Amnam Park has a sky park designed to blend in with the forest. There are many sculptures that children will enjoy. The Skypark is known for its beautiful moon sculpture and yellow-colored snail garden.
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Moreover, the main building has an Ocean View Terrace and Sky Harbor Observatory on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Photo spots have a wide ocean in the background. There is no way to miss the moon sculpture on the third floor of the observatory. You should take photos with different poses with the moon. You should look around carefully since there are many photo spots, such as The Little Prince. You can also take a walk nearby Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge. Experience the thrill of watching the sea under your feet as you observe the mysterious scenery of the anchoring basin in the distance.


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Dadaepo Beach

It is good to take pictures while walking along the sea at Dadaepo Beach, known as a famous sunset spot in Busan. Gowooni Ecological Trail, where you can see both the sea and reeds, is a great place to take a stroll.
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In Dadaepo, where even the silhouette of the sea and sky and the shoreline are beautiful, there is a moon sculpture. It's great for taking pictures during the day, but it's even more beautiful at night when the lights shine brightly like the moonlight. Don’t forget to take a pic of the day here. There are also many other places where you can take good photos, so take your time strolling while watching the sunset.


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Urban Forest in Uam-dong

Uam-dong's Urban Forest offers a panoramic view of Yeongdo sea and Busan Harbor Bridge, and this place is known as “La La Land of Busan” because of its beautiful sunsets and night views.
Although it is a small park, the thickening forest makes it refreshing. On the hill of the park, there is a full moon sculpture which is a popular photo spot. In the background, you can see Busan Harbor Bridge and Bongnaesan Mountain. It's a great place for taking photos while enjoying the beautiful view.
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As you go down the lush forest path along the wooden walkway, you'll find another photo spot that you can’t miss at the end of a narrow alley. It is an observatory famous as an exotic photo zone where you can see the Statue of Jesus of Donghang Cathedral along with Busan Port and Busan Harbor Bridge. Make beautiful memories in Uam-dong’s Urban Forest, where days and nights are full of surprises.

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    Dalmajigil Road(Haewoljeong Pavilion): 184, Dalmaji-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
    Uam-dong Urban Forest: 12, Uam-dong, Nam-gu, Busan
    Busan Air Cruise Skypark: 181, Amnamgongwon-ro, Seo-gu, Busan
    Dadaepo Beach Coastal Trail: Dadae-dong, Saha-gu, Busan
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    Haewoljeong Pavilion on Dalmaji Street
    Exit No. 1 of Haeundae Station on Busan Metro Line No. 2 → Transfer to bus Haeundae-gu 2,
    Haeundae-gu 10 at Haeundae Telephone Office Bus Stop → A 5-minute walk from Haewoljeong Entrance and
    Hillside Supermarket Bus Stop
    Parking: Haewoljeong Dalmaji Street Public Parking Lot

    Uam-dong Urban Forest
    Exit No. 1 of Jigegol Station on Busan Metro Line No. 2 → Transfer to bus Nam-gu 5 at Jigegol Station Bus Stop
    → A 8-minute walk from Daesung House No. 11 Bus Stop

    Busan Air Cruise Skypark
    Take bus No. 30, 7, or 71 and get off at Amnam Park Bus Stop. It is a 7-minute walk from the stop.
    Parking: Amnam Park Public Parking Lot

    Dadaepo Beach Coastal Trail
    Walk for 8 min from Exit 2 of Dadaepo Beach Station on Busan Metro Line 1
    Get off Bus 11, 2, 3, 338, 96, 96-1, or 1000 at Dadaepo Beach
    Parking: Dadaepo Beach Parking Lot
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