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Welcome to Busan... 

A city with so much to discover








ABOUT Busan



Busan is the 2nd largest city and number one trading hub in Korea, with a population of 3.4 million and a total area of 770.2 square kilometers as of 2021.
Since opening Korea’s first international port in 1876, the city has become a hub of trade, commerce and industry
Global events including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, Busan International Film Festival and Busan International Fireworks Festival, as well as various sea-related festivals are held throughout the year.
The city is also a tourist destination and home to Asia’s largest department store, Haeundae beach, and a yacht marina.
Located on the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula, Busan is a historic city that served as the temporary
capital during the Korean War and refuge for men, women and children fleeing the North to build new lives.

Approach to Busan via Seoul

*by Air plane : Incheon Airport à Bus or Subway to Gimpo Airport(Seoul) à Gimhae (Busan) Airport


*by Air plane and train : Incheon Airport à Airex to Seoul Station à KTX to Busan Station

Emergencies

In Busan there are several public and private hospitals with emergency service 24/7, in case of any eventuality. 

For any more serious situation you can dial the emergency phone number: 119.

Public transportation

Considering where the Faculty of Arts is located within Porto map, we suggest as the main transportation buses, metro and taxis.

The bus lines cover almost the entire city, with services between 6am and 1am, all days of the week, with different schedules for each line. It can be adquired a tourist pass for 1, 4 or 7 days.

To travel in Busan Metro, with 4 main lines signalled with different colors and letters and indications of the different stations, it is necessary to acquire the rechargeable ticket “Andante” that can also be used in buses. In the Airport there is a stand for this service that can give all the necessary informations for your easy transportation within the city.

Money currency / International cards

The 'won' is the Korean currency. Exchange of international currencies can be made through banking agencies in the airport or across the city. Credit / debit international cards may be used in ATM’s and in most of the accommodation, restoration and commerce services..  

 


Accommodation Suggestions

Asti Hotel (Busan Station)

- Just nearby Busan Station(around 9.5km from venue)

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Ramada Encore (Busan Station)

- Just nearby Busan Station(around 9.5km from venue)

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Crown Harbour Hotel Busan

- at downtown (around 8.5km from venue)

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Citadines Connect Hotel Hari Busan




- Just nearby KMOU(around 1 km)

- Approach to KMOU on foot or school bus

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•All these hotels can offer special price for Participants for ICMH 2024.

•So many options from motels to 5 star class hotels nearby KMOU and in downtown(Nampo-dong or Jungang-dong), which is 20 minutes approach by Bus or Taxi from the venue.


9TH IMHA 

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF MARITIME HISTORY 



Other Information



Approach to Busan via Seoul 


*by Air plane : Incheon Airport à Bus or Subway to Gimpo Airport(Seoul) à Gimhae (Busan) Airport


*by Air plane and train : Incheon Airport à Airex to Seoul Station à KTX to Busan Station


Emergencies



In Busan there are several public and private hospitals with emergency service 24/7, in case of any eventuality. 

For any more serious situation you can dial the emergency phone number: 119. 


SEE MORE

Money currency / International cards



The 'won' is the Korean currency. Exchange of international currencies can be made through banking agencies in the airport or across the city. Credit / debit international cards may be used in ATM’s and in most of the accommodation, restoration and commerce services..

9TH IMHA INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF MARITIME HISTORY

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