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Check out these helpful DIY guides for the most popular areas in Korea. They have suggestions for local attractions, restaurants and how to use public transportation to get there. Just click on the name and the guide will pop up. Have suggestions or questions, please contact Community Recreation at 050-3363-5211 or MWRChinhaeRecreation@us.navy.mil

 

Need to knows!

Apps in Korea

Do's and Don't in Korea

2024 Must Visits in Korea

Busan 

Busan is South Korea's second most populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.4 million inhabitants. Formerly known as Pusan, it is the economic, cultural, and education center for southeaster South Korea. Busan has the busiest port in Korea and sixth busiest in the world. 

                 

Taxi Guide + SOFA     

Port Brief Information

Rental Gear

Subway + Bus Guide

Gwangalli Beach 

Haeundae Beach 

International Market

Seomyeon

DFS Guide (Trips/Tours Pricing)

DFS Rental Gear 

Coin Laundry Services

 

 

 

Seoul

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a huge metropolis where modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street markets.

 

Seoul I

Seoul II

Osan

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chinhae (Jinhae)

Jinhae-gu is a district in Changwon City, South Korea. This region is served by the Korean National Railroad, and is famous for its annual cherry blossom festival every spring. The city front is on a sheltered, island-studded bay, and is almost completely surrounded by mountains covered with pine trees.

 

Changwon

Chinhae

Masan

DFS Guide (Trips/Tours Pricing)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daegu

Daegu is home to Camp Walker and Camp Carroll. The city is in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It’s known for the Daegu Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Cultural Center, which has a market as well as exhibitions tracing the history of local medical traditions. Nearby, Gyeongsanggamnyeong Park is home to manicured lawns and the early-20th-century governor’s residence. Daegu was an economic motor of Korea during the 1960s–1980s period and was especially known for its electronics industry. 

Daegu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Destinations

Geoje

Gyeongju

Jeju

Jinju

Mokpo

Pohang

Sacheon

Tongyeong

Yeosu

Pyeongtaek

 

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