With less than a week to go until one of the biggest events of the city’s calendar each year, it’s time to start thinking where you might want to catch this year’s fireworks — whether you want to find some real estate on the beach, hit a cafe along Gwangan Beach road, or if you’re lucky enough to have a friend with a great view of the bridge. For those looking for an alternative place to beat the crowds, the City of Busan has given a few options of where to check out the 11th anniversary of the fireworks.
Great Places to Check out the Fireworks
1. Beacon Mound on Mount Hwangnyeong
First off, Beacon Mound on Mount Hwangnyeong overlooks a sweeping view of Gwangalli Beach and Gwangan Bridge. From the mound, one can take in the whole of Busan, including Haeundae-gu (district), Seomyeon-gu and Dongnae-gu, not to mention Gwangalli Beach’s night view. Throngs of people also flock to Beacon Mound to take pictures of the fireworks festival.
2. Jangsan (Mount Jang)
From this location, one can revel in the resplendent curves of Gwangan Bridge. One sweeping view encompasses the night views of Gwangan Bridge, Marine City and Centum City. It is a perfect venue to enjoy the fireworks festival in the city. However, cars are not allowed, so walking to the location is the only option.
3. Millak Waterfront Park
Another perfect location is Millak Waterfront Park, at the far eastern side of Gwangalli Beach. It is a little tucked away from the main area of the beach, so it is less crowded. The perk here is that one can view the fireworks closer than from Gwangalli Beach.
Festival Information: www.festival.busan.kr
Source: Busan City News
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