Phone code 02, $1US=?W, January, 2000

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Information Office: at the Ferry port (International Ferry Terminal)
i1 Information Office: 500m from the Ferry port, next to "Chung-ang-dong" subway station. This is an excellent info center with many free brochures in Korean, English, Japanese, Russian include Pusan map, Korea map, Seoul map, Kyongju guide & map, Korea guide book etc. Free luggage storage, also for big bags. Free internet access - e-1-mail (max. 30 min) Open 9:00-
i2 Information Office: Near to Pusan Rail Station (subway Pusan station)
Pusan travel phone line: btw 9-18, T080-460-1001 FREE call English assistance
Japan C.: 1147-11, Ch?ryang-dong, Tong-gu, T4655101
China: 207-1, Ch?ryang-2dong, Tong-gu, Pusan T4418749
USA: American Consulate Bldg.24 Taejong-dong, 2-ga, Chung-gu, Pusan T2467791

T Train station:
B1 Dongbu (Tongbu) Intercity Bus Terminal:
subway Myongnyun-dong station, 4min walk,
To Kyongju: every 10min
3100w, dur 70min
There is also Express bus, which is more expensive and takes also 70min. Probably leaving from Express Bus Terminal.
B2 Sobu (Seobu) Intercity Bus Terminal:
ccess: subway: Sasang stn. 4 min walk.
to Pusan-Mokp`o: 9 buses/day between 6:40-15:10,
18000w , 5h40min.
to Kwangju: every 15-20min,
10000w dur 3.5hrs
PRICE and SCHEDULE should be confirmed before travelling with the ferry companies (not the tourist information, as sometimes they dont have updated information) because there are frequent changes .
Note: There might be a 20% student discount but maybe it is available for Korean students only. Give a try.
F to Fukuoka, Japan:
Korean Marine Express Hydrofoil, T02-753 6661,
85000W ow, 170000W rt dur 3hrs
Korea Ferry Co. T02-775-2323from
ow 65000W, rt 124000Wdur, TuThSu18:00(arr #08:30)14hrs
from Fukuoka to Pusan
MW 17:00(arr# 08:30) F19:00(arr #08:30)
to Shimonoseki: Pukwan Ferry T02-738-0055 daily 18:00 (arr # 08:30) from Shimonoseki to Pusan ow 65000W, rt 124000W daily18:00(arr # 08:30)

(winter schedule)
"Treasure" boat MWF19:30,(arr 07:30)
"Carferry" TuThSa 18:30(arr:? might be 7:30am)

Local Transport
Bus: 500W coin. Pay on the bus when getting ON at the front door.
Subway: ticket from machine or at booth downstairs next to entrance about 600W (average. long distance minght be more) There are 2 lines, "Y" shaped, they meet at "Somyon" stn.

@ Internet @
@ Information Office: 500m from the Ferry port, next to "Chung-ang-dong" subway station. Free internet (max. 30 min) Open 9:00-


h Youth Hostel Dongsang: Songjong-dong, Haeundae-gu, T7438466,F7450256
Near to nice Songjon beach E (info from booklet) price should be around
h Keum Kang Hostel Inn: #5-27 Dong-Kwang-dong, Jung-ku, Pusan T4693600
near to the port, steps to climb (it's on a hillside- room 301 has nice view) Some English and Japanese spoken.
sb s/d10000 w/p HW C4 (if you are 2 people, you pay the same wether you stay in the same room or in two separete rooms.) simple, clean Korean style floor heating -ondol-, futon room. Sb on corridor, very basic. Hot water
btw 20-24. Convenient store, fruit&veg selling street vendors.

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Entrance fees: No student discount, but "youth fare" is available for ones between 12-24 years and over 65 and disabled enter free.
S1 Pomosa Temple: 1400 w
from subway Pomosa, Bus # 90. walking downhill to Namsan dong sbw stn takes 40 min.
S2 T`aejongdae: on Yongdo-go (island on the S part of the city) Nice rocky seaside. Cafe & restaurant overlooking the sea. entrace fee 400w Entrance fee for cars.
Next to the Lighthouse one can walk down to "Taejong Pawi Rock". Many steps! There are sightseeing boats around the island, one getting-on-point is at the lighthouse.
Access: Bus from Namp`o dong sbw stn bus #101, 13, 30, 88,8
S3 Haeundae Beach: on the E part of Pusan. Nice seaside, good for swimming (at summer) Many hotels, restaurants. Popular during summer, a bit "dead" during winter.
Access: Bus #109 from Yongdo - 60 min (could be other ways to get there)

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