Gwangalli Beach
Gwangalli Beach
4.5
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  • 지연 정
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful scenary of Gwangalli.
    The scenery of Gwangalli Beach was really nice. We were able to do various activities such as surfing and having fun in the water. But it was a popular tourist destination and crowded with a lot of people who enjoy the activities. So we just dabbled and enjoyed the view of the beach. At night, there were fewer people so we went for a walk around the sea while and feel the mood. I thought it would be great for a date. Because Gwangan Bridge shines brightly with the lights at night and creates a romantic mood. In addition, there are many restaurants and many things to enjoy nearby like souvenir shops and bar with mood. It was a trip that I was satisfied. It's such a nice place, so I recommend you to go!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 14 October 2023
  • denverista
    Denver, Colorado140 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Can't wait to go back someday
    I lived in a small apartment in a high rise right on Gwangalli Beach for a month and commuted into Seomyeon on the subway on weekdays (via Geumnyeonsan station). I loved this location. There are plenty of restaurants and cafe/dessert places on every block, and of course there is a 7-Eleven or GS25 on every block, too. Small grocery stores are also within walking distance. It's a great place to walk for exercise, and I felt safe walking alone. There are buskers on the beach, which is fun. It can be a little noisy at night, so try for a higher floor if you face the beach.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 October 2023
  • Deanosaur89
    Edmonton, Canada7,272 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice Night Visit
    This beach has a great view of the Gwangan Beach and makes us wish we had visited when it was warmer to enjoy the water. The area is lined with nice restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. There are some interactive exhibits in the area for photo opportunities and we enjoyed ourselves despite the cold weather. The closest metro station is Gwangan and we found ourselves spending about 2 hours in the area as we enjoyed a nice dinner and checked out some shops. Had it been warmer we would consider spending much more time here and perhaps booking a hotel as we found this beach pretty central in Busan.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 December 2023
  • SJ
    18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Check the schedule for the short show
    I was able to catch a special Christmas drone show. Maybe a bit short to visit just to view it. However, if you are in the area, worth taking a few minutes out of your evening. Be sure to check the schedule as the times and shows change with the seasons
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 2 January 2024
  • kunwoo.lee_matthew
    Seoul, South Korea154 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tall buildings around Busan coast and the Gwangalli bridge has a romantic appeal with a mesmerizing twist at night.
    Amazing beach with great scenery. Tall buildings around Busan coast and the Gwangalli bridge has a romantic appeal with a mesmerizing twist at night. This is not a beach great for swimming or partying, but for walking/jogging and chilling.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 March 2024
  • HusinWidjaja
    Jakarta, Indonesia108 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of Busan must visit spots
    Many people come to Gwangalli beach around sunset but not to watch the sun set. They come to see the light show of the Gwangandaegyo Bridge and also the drone light show. The Gwangandaegyo Bridge light starts after the sun set every day. The drone light show is scheduled to perform only 2(two) times every Saturday evening all year round and depending on the month. From October to February at 19:00 and 21:00. From March to September at 20:00 and 22:00. These schedules are for 2024. It is best to check the current schedule as it may change depending on the situation. The drone light show runs about 10 minutes. It is best to watch the light show while drinking coffee at one of the shops along Gwanganhaehyeon-ro.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 March 2024
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NICHOLAS T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates8,951 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
This is a nice sandy beach which offers great views of the Busan suspension bridge.

The area is very clean and well kept and there is a wide array of eateries - licensed and unlicensed - behind the beach.
Written 11 April 2024
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HusinWidjaja
Jakarta, Indonesia108 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Many people come to Gwangalli beach around sunset but not to watch the sun set. They come to see the light show of the Gwangandaegyo Bridge and also the drone light show. The Gwangandaegyo Bridge light starts after the sun set every day. The drone light show is scheduled to perform only 2(two) times every Saturday evening all year round and depending on the month. From October to February at 19:00 and 21:00. From March to September at 20:00 and 22:00. These schedules are for 2024. It is best to check the current schedule as it may change depending on the situation. The drone light show runs about 10 minutes. It is best to watch the light show while drinking coffee at one of the shops along Gwanganhaehyeon-ro.
Written 7 March 2024
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kunwoo.lee_matthew
Seoul, South Korea154 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Amazing beach with great scenery. Tall buildings around Busan coast and the Gwangalli bridge has a romantic appeal with a mesmerizing twist at night.
This is not a beach great for swimming or partying, but for walking/jogging and chilling.
Written 6 March 2024
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SJ
18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
I was able to catch a special Christmas drone show. Maybe a bit short to visit just to view it. However, if you are in the area, worth taking a few minutes out of your evening. Be sure to check the schedule as the times and shows change with the seasons
Written 2 January 2024
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Deanosaur89
Edmonton, Canada7,272 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
This beach has a great view of the Gwangan Beach and makes us wish we had visited when it was warmer to enjoy the water. The area is lined with nice restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. There are some interactive exhibits in the area for photo opportunities and we enjoyed ourselves despite the cold weather.

The closest metro station is Gwangan and we found ourselves spending about 2 hours in the area as we enjoyed a nice dinner and checked out some shops. Had it been warmer we would consider spending much more time here and perhaps booking a hotel as we found this beach pretty central in Busan.
Written 20 December 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

denverista
Denver, CO140 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
I lived in a small apartment in a high rise right on Gwangalli Beach for a month and commuted into Seomyeon on the subway on weekdays (via Geumnyeonsan station). I loved this location. There are plenty of restaurants and cafe/dessert places on every block, and of course there is a 7-Eleven or GS25 on every block, too. Small grocery stores are also within walking distance. It's a great place to walk for exercise, and I felt safe walking alone. There are buskers on the beach, which is fun. It can be a little noisy at night, so try for a higher floor if you face the beach.
Written 23 October 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

지연 정
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
The scenery of Gwangalli Beach was really nice.
We were able to do various activities such as surfing and having fun in the water. But it was a popular tourist destination and crowded with a lot of people who enjoy the activities. So we just dabbled and enjoyed the view of the beach.
At night, there were fewer people so we went for a walk around the sea while and feel the mood.
I thought it would be great for a date.
Because Gwangan Bridge shines brightly with the lights at night and creates a romantic mood.
In addition, there are many restaurants and many things to enjoy nearby like souvenir shops and bar with mood. It was a trip that I was satisfied. It's such a nice place, so I recommend you to go!
Written 14 October 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Raditya A
Jakarta, Indonesia484 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
The light from the bridge nearby make gwangalli beach at night look so pretty. I passby meeting my local friends to eat in restaurants nearby
Written 4 October 2023
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lori
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
We watched the Gwangalli Beach Drone Light show at 8pm and 10pm.
It was good. Expect to see large crowd.
Written 17 June 2023
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BLT1991
Toano, VA773 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
With sidewalks and shops on one side and a wide strand on the beach side, Guangalli is a great place to walk the beach. Plenty to see and do. Family friendly.
Written 16 May 2023
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