Busan Gamcheon Culture Village

Gamcheon Culture Village became a top photo-op stop after a bunch of students turned a slummy seaside village into a mural and graffiti covered residential area.

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The locals call it the “Machu Picchu of Busan”, which is a massive exaggeration. Nevertheless, it’s a cute place to check out if you have the time.

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You can wander around

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take in the sights

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and enjoy coffee and the best view at Avant Garde.

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The brightly painted village has quirky decorations
and cute pictures that create a cheerful effect.

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Everything is decorated from stairwells to carparks.

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A popular option for many tourists is to complete the scavengerish hunt.
Buy a map, get stamped to show you’ve visited the specified places,
and get Gamcheon Culture Village postcards as a prize.

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Cat tax for those who’ve made it this far.

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Would you like to visit Gamcheon Culture Village?
Take subway line 1 to Toseong Station and get out at exit 6.
Take bus no 2 or 2-2 from Busan Pusan National University Hospital
and get out at Gamcheon Elementary School.

Photos by Rheedan

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