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40-step Culture & Tourism Theme Street

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Address: Jungang-dong 4-ga, Jung-gu, Busan 600-815, South Korea
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Culture Attraction

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.

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Hong Kong, China
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107 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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...

Thank Jayme D
Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Manila, Philippines
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews
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 one can still learn the history from the exhibition as there are English translation.

Thank TommyKoek
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87 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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
Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 you can just there and enjoy the scene.

2 Thank YingkaiOoi
Toledo, Ohio
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207 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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.

Thank Jane3505
Melbourne, Australia
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444 reviews
292 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
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 album as many tourists will try to do the same all the time! Two subway... More 

Thank HotEarth
Yomitan-son, Japan
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34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Peaceful cultural stop in a relaxing spot. It's quiet and low key, great for those interested in Korean history and culture. Art lovers will find a nearby alley full of colorful displays.

Thank KCLaRaia
Singapore, Singapore
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219 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Had decided to checked out the area as was looking for something interesting to do. There are some sculptures in the area. We found the flight of steps and took some photos too. There are some murals that you can check out in he area but not too extensive. Quite some foreign pubs can be found there too. Nice walk... More 

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