Busan Station’s New Square Has “No Square”

Construction of Busan Station’s new square didn’t go exactly as planned as there is no square due to administrative problems.

The fountain at the front of the station was slated to be removed to build a plaza, but demolition of the fountain was suspended.

The city announced that it would remove the fountain that occupies an area of 1,290 square meters of land and turn it into a plaza, as the front area of the station was reduced by 30% by the construction of a knowledge innovation platform earlier this year.

The fountain, however, which was installed by the city in 2010 with a budget of 4.4 billion won, was not registered as a common property of Busan City at the time of installation.

Because it also a budget in the billions of won to maintain, it can not be easily removed. In order to dismantle it, it is necessary to go through the process of registering the property again.

The opening of the plaza is set to be at the end of this month.

blank
Haps Staff
Is there something you'd like to see featured in Haps? Drop us a line: info@hapskorea.com

Subscribe to our newsletter

Twice-weekly updates to your inbox

The Latest

Watch the Trailer for “The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful”

With over one million viewers in just its first four days at the theaters in Korea, director Lee Khan's "The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful" is off to a great start at the box office.

Busan’s Plan to Host 2030 World Expo Progressing

The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy reported on a plan to host the 2030 World Expo in Busan during a weekly cabinet meeting held in the port city Tuesday and presided over by President Moon Jae-in.

Korea Destinations: Five Reasons to Give Gimhae a Visit

Located along the Nakdong River, the half-million residents that call it home have plenty of things to see and do in this bustling city. Here are five reasons to give it a look if you're looking for a quick day trip out nearby.
Busan
few clouds
9.5 ° C
11 °
8 °
43 %
7.2kmh
20 %
Wed
10 °
Thu
9 °
Fri
15 °
Sat
17 °
Sun
20 °

Dine & Drink

Eat Like a Local: Savory Korean Full-Course Meals – Gugane Hanjeongsik

In Mangmi-dong, Suyeong-gu, Gugane offers an awesome Korean traditional meal at a reasonalble price. You can enjoy the fine collection of well-known Korean side dishes carefully made by the owner/chef.

Chillhops Brewing Tap Takeover at HQ Gwangan This Friday

On Friday, November 15th, Chillhops Brewing in Seosan are going to come down to HQ and take over their taps with some craft beer greatness beginning at 7 p.m.

Travel