Busan, dynamic harbor city Korea
Busan is the second largest city and number one trading hub in Korea.
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 North to build new lives.