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40-step Culture & Tourism Theme Street

Jungang-dong 4-ga, Jung-gu, Busan 600-815, South Korea
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historical district

40 steps is a historical staircase in Busan near Yongdusan Park that is essentially a 40-step... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JuiTeoh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A small historical area in Busan

It is a small area with scattered metal sculptures and a spiral ramp, plus some steps. There were... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
yipjcs88
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Hong Kong, China
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1 week ago
“historical district”
28 Apr 2017
“A small historical area in Busan”
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Jungang-dong 4-ga, Jung-gu, Busan 600-815, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

40 steps is a historical staircase in Busan near Yongdusan Park that is essentially a 40-step staircase. It’s importance come as a point or reunification between love ones during and after the Korean War. Today, the area around 40 Steps is restored to reflect Korea...More

1  Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 28 April 2017

It is a small area with scattered metal sculptures and a spiral ramp, plus some steps. There were very few tourists around and I was looking for something more substantial. Nearly a disappointment but I managed to take a few photos there, for memory.

1  Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

So we just did the ramp, only because we were there and I just don't get the hype. We walked up a spiral ramp, I don't immediately see anything worth going to the top for...

1  Thank Jayme D
Reviewed 4 December 2016

There is a good place for you to know more about the culture of Busan. There is many history story your can find right there.

Thank hkjeffsir
Reviewed 5 November 2016

It's really 40 steps with a sculpture in the middle. There are also some figure sculptures here and there on the street leading to the 40 steps.

Thank Pun N
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Just like the title, Busan donggwangdong 40 stairs and Cultural Center is just behind the spiral staircase. That's where you will learn the history of Busan and the staff was rather attentive and eager to share with me Busan's history in his mother tongue. Anyhow...More

Thank TommyKoek
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Just a few figures and colourfull walls. I had to go to this area anyway, but if you don't live here, it's not worth going especially to this place....kinda overrated

Thank hiroki11
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We get to this place from Jungan Station, exit 11, and it's just around the corner. The time we went is just perfect coz there's just very few locals and tourists. The feeling around the area is very relaxing with European style cafes around where...More

3  Thank YingkaiOoi
Reviewed 25 August 2016

From the tourist streets to residential areas is a mere block away. Worth walking around, seeing beautiful architecture, small parks, very small local restaurants.

1  Thank Jane3505
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Available writeups from the web indicate that this is a street with a stairway. It is actually an area with revived historical streets and statues plus the name sake 40-steps. Yes, its exactly 40 steps...where its almost impossible to take a private shot for the...More

Thank HotEarth
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