This is the last stop on the Gyeongbu line, located in Busan Dongu Choryangdong. It began operating on April 1, 1908. The construction of the station was completed on October of 1910 – 22m maximum high renaissance structure with red brick and white granite.
The station was completely burned to the ground due to the conflagration of November 27th in 1953; Busan Station continued its service by integrating operations with Busanjin station. On June 10th of 1969, the station was moved and re-built at its current location. To make it appropriate for the opening of KTX in 2004, the station was renovated to its current structure.
With tourist attractions nearby such as the Chinatown Special Zone, Choryang Pork Ribs Alley, Yibagu road that leads to the Sanbok road, Busan station is the popular starting point of the Busan Tour.
Busan Chinatown Special Zone was naturally formed as it became the biggest Chinese-populated area after the Qing Dynasty Consulate was erected there in 1884. To celebrate the sisterhood relationship between Busan and Shanghai in 1993, the zone was named Shanghai Street. The Shanghai Street festival was first held in 2004 and ever since its title was changed to the Chinatown Special Zone Festival in 2008 and the festival is held every June.
The Choryang Yibagu Night Market opened its doors for business on October 16th 2015 after 120m of the Choryang Traditional Market from the Saebusan Hospital to Moolrae Fish Market was renovated. The market is full of traditional food, various products, and cultural performances. It has a wider passage than the Bupyeong Night Market, which makes it easier to pass through. of its hours of operation are from 7:00 pm to 12:00 AM every night; however this may change depending on the season.
Famous Restaurants in the vicinity