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    Day 5: Busan Tower and Nampo Area - South Korea



    Took the train to Nampo Station and headed to exit 1, I believe, and walk toward Busan Tower. It was easier to find than I expected. 


    After a few minutes of walk, we came across the escalator that would take us up to Busan Tower~  I was so glad that we didn't have to walk up~  


    There are about 3 sections of the escalation and we reached the top in about 5 minutes. Came across a monk place along the way.  Midway up the escalator, there is this Buddhist place.  Didn't get to check out what it is.


    Finally up, and just a little more stairs to actually reach the bottom of the tower~  It looks just like Seoul Tower. Well, kind of.





    Lots of love lock again.  Koreans love these kinda stuff.



    There really isn't much to do at the Busan Tower.  We didn't go up.  Thought it would be a waste of money and time.  In my opinion, I don't think the place is really worth going unless you are already in the area or if you really really really want to go up the tower.  After chilling around the tower for about 10 minutes, we got down back to the Nampo area.  The area looks nice but really not much to shop.  The clothes are not as nice as the ones in Seoul.  Very different style.





    Soon we reached the Gukje Market.  Not a lot of restaurants there.  It was more like a traditional market there.  Didn't have much things we wanted to buy


    Then we reached the Biff Square.  The street that is lined with street food.  I find street food in Busan are generally more expensive than Seoul.  Didn't find anything we wanted to eat.


    Lots of little stalls lined up along the street in the area.


    Busan Tower, Gukje Market and Biff Square is at point J, L and K respectively in the list Places Part 1 on the map below:



    Chi

    Day 1: Airbnb in Hongdae > Myeongdong
    Day 2: Majang Meat Market
    Day 3: Breakfast at 교지나주곰탕 in Hongdae > Isaac Toast > Korea House 한국의집 > Hanbok Experience at Namsangol Hanok Village> Gwangjang Market > LED Roses at DDP
    Day 4: Pork stew at 이대조뼈다귀 in Hongdae > Airbnb in Seomyeon > Dinner at Busan 
    Day 5: Breakfast at 전망좋은집 Gamcheon Culture Village > Gamcheon Culture Village > Busan Tower and Nampo Area > Raw crabs for dinner
    Day 6: Traditional Market 부전시장(주) > Lunch at Taejongdae > Taejongdae Park > Dinner in Nampo Dong at 남포 구워삶기
    Day 7: Pork Knuckle at Haeundae Market > Haeundae Beach > Mom's Touch >  Gwangalli Beach > Korean BBQ at Gwangalli Beach > Fried Chicken at Mom's Touch again > Night time Busan Tower
    Day 8: Korea BBQ Breakfast at 동남갈비 > Jaseongdae Park > Busanjin Market > Pork Soup at 쌍둥이 돼지국밥 > Busan Museum >  Movie in Kyungsung University area
    Day 9: Lotteria

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