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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Geumjeong-gu:$63/night
Cheapest price found:$25/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Friday
$29 - $87
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$70 - $97
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About Geumjeong-gu

Backed by the peak of Geumjeongsan, Geumjeong-gu is a residential district north of Busan. It lies alongside the Hoedong Reservoir and the Oncheoncheon stream, which is a tributary of Busan’s second-longest river, the Suyeonggang. Geumjeong-gu is famously home to Geumjeongsanseong, a large fortress built by the Joseon Dynasty.

Things to do in Geumjeong-gu

Sprawling east of Geumjeong-gu is the Dongrae Benest Golf Club, an 18-hole course that first opened to players in 1971. It’s considered one of the most beautiful golf courses in South Korea, with spring-flowering cherry blossoms fringing the greens. After your game, you can feast on beef noodle soup in the clubhouse restaurant.

One of Geumjeong-gu’s most popular attractions is Geumjeongsanseong, the largest mountain fortress in South Korea. It was originally established in the wake of the 16th-century Imjin War and was rebuilt in the early 18th century under the reign of King Sukjong. After being destroyed during the Japanese occupation, the fortress gates were restored. From the historic watchtowers, there are elevated views across the site.

Also in Geumjeong-gu is the Busan Masjid, a whitewashed mosque constructed in 1980 in a Middle Eastern architectural style. Its interior is elegantly decorated with Quranic scriptures and there’s a library filled with Islamic texts. After your visit, you can learn about the area’s Catholic history at the Oryundae Korean Martyrs Museum or soak up the elevated views across the Hoedong Reservoir from the Oryundae Observation Deck.

Getting around Geumjeong-gu

Geumjeong-gu is around an hour by train from Busan and 1.5 hours from Gimhae International Airport, which has flights to destinations across Asia. Subway services stop at stations throughout Geumjeong-gu and buses travel through the district, connecting most of its attractions.

Facts about staying in Geumjeong-gu, Busan

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  • What are the best hotels in Geumjeong-gu?

    One of the most popular hotels in Geumjeong-gu is Busan Guseodong Rose Bay Hotel, which has been reviewed by 56 users and currently has a rating of 8.8/10. Other top-rated locations include Guseo Browndot Hotel, with a score of 8.7 from 102 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Gwangalli Beach?

    Centum Premier Hotel is a good hotel close to Gwangalli Beach - it has scored 8.4 over 2,068 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Geumjeong-gu near Seomyeon?

    Lotte Hotel Busan is rated 8.8 from 2,592 reviews and is close to Seomyeon.

  • Is there a good hotel near Haeundae Beach?

    If you’re planning to stay near Haeundae Beach, you should consider Paradise Hotel Busan, which has a score of 9.1 from 1,922 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Geumjeong-gu cost?

    Geumjeong-gu hotels have an average price of $52/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Geumjeong-gu?

    $46/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Geumjeong-gu by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Geumjeong-gu?

    If your travel plans to Geumjeong-gu are flexible, we recommend visiting at least one of the following most popular landmarks: Gwangalli Beach, Seomyeon, or Haeundae Beach. Busan is the city you should stay in if you want to visit Gwangalli Beach. Staying in Busan is preferred if you want to visit Seomyeon. To visit Haeundae Beach, it’s most convenient if you stay in Busan.

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