We are taking around old-town in Busan where some of old buildings still are in The first destination is the Busan Modern History Museum(BMHM). During the way to the museum, you can see the old buildings and small shops in many narrow alleys BMHM is built in 1929. It is a very important historical heritage and keeps the history of Korea after 1876 opening port. You can see how Korea and Busan has been changed for about 100 years in the museum The second spot is the Bosu-dong book street which has been maintained since 1950. Many of Busan citizens have own childhood memories related to the book street This book street is very narrow about 2.5M and many book stores are located on the street. This place is unusual that you might be meet some old brown books like a treasure The next place is Kukje Market and Nampo-dong shopping street. The places are traditional Korean markets and you can meet very various generation people. Also there is almost everything in the market which are tools, fashion, food, stuff you need After then, we are moving to a cafe ‘Caffeinated’ near Nampo-dong. The cafe serves old style Korean coffee ‘Gabae’ and breads from the oldest bakerly ‘Baekgudang’ in Busan The end of this tour is sightseeing an event lifting up a part of the Yeongdo-Bridge at the observation platform on the top of the Gwangbok Lotte Department Store.
Hello~ Welcome to Busan Korea We are Peter and Derek who are the passionate hosts. Busan is our hometown and we are really really love this city. Peter works in tourism field and Derek is a Marketing consultant. We have had interests in Busan for the past few years and tried to find out interesting contents from this city. Busan has many attractions and contents as wellknown for the best maritime city and the vacation spot in Korea though, we are especially interested in the modern history when Busan was opened the port about 100 years ago. There are historical features in the modern history of Busan. And this city still shows us many scenes and stories from the time. Let’s take a look at the modern histories of Busan with us. You are probably fascinated by this tour.
Gabae(Old style Korean coffee) Bread From Baekgudang
Goods which is symbolized Busan
Gathering at the gate 7 of the Jung-ang subway station at 11:00 → The Busan Modern History Museum(1876~) → Bosu-dong Book Alley → The Kukje Market and Nampo-dong Shopping Street → Caffeinated cafe(Introducing modern city Busan, Gabae, Bread) at 12:30 → At the looftop of the Gwangbok Lotte Department Store, sightseeing a Yeongdo-Bridge lifting up and down at 14:00. Giving goods and photo time.
Once apon a time, Busan (Modern Times)