- 786-1 Jucheon-dong, Dong-gu, Busan
The Dongguk inclined elevator was installed for the first time in the Busan area with 190 old stairs connecting Jeungsan Park by An, Yong-Bok Busanpogaehang Cultural Center.
The elevator operates 1 section measuring 36m and 2 sections measuring62m each, and can ride up to 13 people (900kg) at a speed of 60m per minute.
Inside of the elevator, a CCTV camera and a cooling and heating system is installed with a triple system in preparation for safety accidents. The whole glass offers a wide view that’s convenient and safe. Elevator World, Inc., that selects the best and most excellent elevators annually among all inclined elevators installed throughout the world, has been selected as the winner in the Inclined Elevator category of the 2017 World Project of the Year.
- 994-395, Choryang 1dong, Dong-gu, Busan
‘Ibagu’means ‘story’ in Gyeongsnag-do dialect and this is the story that tells our modern history.
Only the brick fence being left alone today, starting with the Namsun warehouse lot where the pollacks were once supplied throughout the nation and the former Baekqje hospital holding the traces of Busan’s first general hospital, when a steep 168 steps that holds the heartbreaking life story is climbed crossed to the memory filled face portraits wall, there is a Kim Min Bu observatory.
At the Ibagu workshop that holds the memory of the hillside road people and Chang Kee Ryo Memorial Duh Nanum center that carries on the spirit of Korea’s Dr. Albert Schweitzer can receive healings for the mind, and after strolling the hillside roads to the Yoo Chi Hwan postbox can have a cup of coffee while writing a hand written letter slowly.
Busan Science Center
- 11, Jungangdae-ro 260beong-gil, Dong-gu, Busan
Korea’s best science center for students and citizens to enjoy
The Busan Science center is a place where you could experience 100% science-based experiences that’s full of joy. It is a place of sensation while experiencing how fun science can be with great awakening for our thinking.
It consists of six basic themes: light, electromagnetic, sound and vibration, earth and life, heat and mechanics, mathematics and fusion. We want to contribute to the development of future talents that will move the world by stretching the imaginations to move the thoughts, and expanding the space of thoughts.
Busanpo opening cultural center
- 100, Jeungsan-ro,Dong-gu
The head family of Busan
Was built to reexplore the history and culture of Donggu and to inherit Dokdo protector General An Yong Bok’s national protection spirit.
Busanpo Story Busanpo is referring the present vicinity of Donggu Jwacheondong and Jasungdae.
Joseon allowed entrance to the Busan port in 1407 (7th year of King TaeJong) for the control of the chaotically entering travelers and set up an international office to handle trade and for use as a reception room.
In 1469, the acceded year of the SungJong, following the name of the mountain that looks like an iron pot near DongPyeong-Hyeon area, will be changed to’釜山浦‘ from the original place name "Busanpo."
And it was used to block Japanese raiders as a national territory’s military point when Chumsayong was built in this spot.
This Busanpo being the important street corner of national defense was the first Japanese invasion of Korea’s
battle ground of the Busanjinsung battle and even the enemy calls Jeong Bal the bravest commander during this period. Who is General An Yong Bok?
Originating from Busan Donggu Jwacheondong(currently reclaimed land) General Ahn Yong-bok grew up with a motto to repay back the grace to the nation’s strict home discipline by a single mother and is a historical figure who has invested the importance regarding the territory’s problem.
Joseon Tongsinsa History Museum
- 99, Jaseong-ro, Dong-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea 48746
History Museum Overview- The Joseon Tongsinsa History Museum is an ideal place for learning the history supplied with multimedia that shows the story of goodwill missions sent intermittently by the Joseon Dynasty to Japan 12 times.
The Joseon Tongsinsa History Museum located next to Busan Donggu Bumildong Jasung great park’s Younggadaeis the site for history education for a better understanding for those who have a hard time understanding the Joseon Tongsinsa and how they were sent to Japan 12 times after the Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592.
Busan Citizen Hall
- 16, Jaseong-ro 113beon-gil, Dong-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea 48742
Busan Citizen Hall is a multi-concert hall located in Busan Donggu Beomil 2-dong.
It was opened on October 10th, 1973 and received attention for being Busan’s first large size concert hall when concert halls were lacking.
A grand theater has 1624 seats with an orchestra pit, circling stage for concerts, operas, musicals, and various other styles of performances. And other spaces like a small performance hall with 335 seats, an exhibition, banquet hall, outdoor stage, practice room, and dressing room are available. In 2005, cafeteria was opened for the users’ benefit.
Aside from holding concerts and stage performances, it also acts as a movie theater to show domestic and foreign movies every Monday and various official events held by the city.
Jwacheon-dong Furniture Street
- 434-1, Jwacheon-dong, Dong-gu, Busan
The furniture streets on both sides of the Beomil-dong highway in Donggu are the birthplace of furniture stores in Busan, which have been formed since the 1950s. Nearly two hundred stores are in business, and each store has its own factory.
With the advent of decorative furniture in the 1970s and an increase in demand for large quantities of lacquer shops, it became one of the largest furniture retail areas in Korea with over 100 shops gathered.
The village and the mother - of - pearl alley of Beomil-dong is a relationship as common as a needle and thread. The farming crafts that make the farms took place in Beomil-dong, and the sculpture crafts that wiped the mother-of-pearl and the mother-of-pearl in the childrens house were prospering and helping each other.
Jagaenong, Jagegyeongdae, Jagaehamji, Jagae pot, Jagae box and Jagae pencil cases becoming Korea’s specialty products was greatly contributed by this Jwacheondong Jagae alley.
Foreign tourists like Jagae inserted products and they are popular souvenirs. These Jagae products are not just sold in the furniture street, but throughout Korea and Busan’s source of pride being as famous as Tongyeong lacqured ware in comparison. Since Jagae’s raw materials don’t come from Korea, they are distinct to be imported goods made with good quality and nice colored materials.
- 9, Yeongcho-gil 197 beon-gil, Dong-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea 48808
The full view of the Busan port looking from the Monorail becomes a new specialty of the Ibagu Road.
The 168 stairs is the only road that connects the mountain’s upper village and lower village of Choryang-dong.
It is slanted at 45 degrees with the total of 40 meters of a high scary gate, but since there is no other road residents and tourists walk up without any complaint.
Next to the168 stairs, the Monotrail of tracks about 60 m long and with a 33-degree slope was built.
With its official operation starting in June 2016, the Monorail has become no better transportation to villagers.
It’s good news for Choryang Ebagu’s rambling travelers since it has become much closer to Mangyangro higher land site.
The Monorail passes through 3 stations starting at that Ibaju station to pass the Kim Min bu observatory and the Chang Kee-ryo Namum center.
A wide open Busan port view and mountainside road is also available to view.
With the Monorail opening Choryang pond at the mouth of stairs were restored with older features to feel the history and culture and exhibiting spaces are planning to be built near the Monorail.
It’s quite anticipatory how these 168 stairs that holds Busan’s modern history’s joy and sorrows will change through the opening of Monorail.
Special district China Town
- 56-1, Daeyong-ro, 239beon-gil, Dong-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea
Being the only special district, Chinatown in Korea, Busan Donn-gu Choryang-dong’s Chinatown had Qing dynasty consulate in 1884 and the largest number of Chinese.