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Geumjung Mt. fortress

Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
+82 51-517-5527
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An interesting place to visit: Good exercise!

We travelled up the cable car, expecting to be at the top, but in fact there was a long walk from... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
donandkeo
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Vientiane, Laos
Ethereal Woods and Great Views BUT maps poor

We took the cable car and walked to South Gate. Then visited the 'Observatory' about the cable car... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
J Robert G
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Hong Kong, China
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“east gate” (7 reviews)
“cable car” (15 reviews)
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Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We travelled up the cable car, expecting to be at the top, but in fact there was a long walk from where the cable car stopped. It was light bushland with a reasonably good series of tracks and plenty of signage. An enjoyable outing with...More

Thank donandkeo
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We took the cable car and walked to South Gate. Then visited the 'Observatory' about the cable car station. Splendid old woods with reasonable trails having an almost 'Lord of the Rings' feel. Great views. Two ways in which the experience could be improved 1)...More

Thank J Robert G
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good hike from the cable car station towards Geumjung fortress and onwards to the temple. Recommended.

Thank NeoET
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great day here, the scenery and nature is beautiful. However: make sure to follow the walls, as the area in the middle of the fortress is rather boring. Viewpoint north to the fortress is worth a stop if you have the time!

Thank tuvagr
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Geumjeongsan Mountain area has moderate walk trails around the perimeter to the different fortress gates and through the centre of the park. Plan on at least a half day or more to see different parts of the area and to enjoy forest trees. There...More

Thank abarao2
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I had extra time during a business trip and the company I was visiting took me here. The fortress is huge, so there are many ways to get there, but our trip up the mountain was a great car ride. They took us to the...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I had such a blast running around this area on a quiet weekday. The views are excellent and the trails are great fun. Keep a note of the Korean symbols for where you want to go, as almost no signposts have English text.

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

You can take taxi, it's not expensive, specially if you're several people. We showed the taxi driver the address we found in Trip Advisor (in Korean language) and he understood this immediately. We started from Beomeosa temple and walked to North gate. If you take...More

3  Thank Sandra U
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Went through these trails with my boyfriend and our friend. We have a bad habit of leap frogging with each other and ended up marching pretty fast up to the top of the peak, so it was exhausting! But the view was stunning.

Thank 1000MilesBehind
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Great hike but can be demanding. Options for short or long hike. The signs are all in Korean only. It will be best to take a photo of the map and the foot of the mountain and then do a little "matching" to find your...More

2  Thank Tina L
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