Gijang Anchovy Festival (기장멸치축제)

  • Gijang Anchovy Festival (기장멸치축제)
  • Gijang Anchovy Festival (기장멸치축제)
  • Gijang Anchovy Festival (기장멸치축제)
  • Gijang Anchovy Festival (기장멸치축제)
  • Gijang Anchovy Festival (기장멸치축제)
04.25.2019 ~ 04.28.2019 Finished
Daebyeonhang Port, Gijang-eup, Gijang-gun, Busan
부산광역시 기장군 기장읍 대변항 일원
Areas of Daebyeonhang Port in Gijang-eup, Gijang-gun
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-51-721-4063
Sponsors / Management
Gijang Anchovy Festival Organizing Committee /
Daebyeonhang Port, located in the beautiful port city of Busan, sees the richest harvest of anchovies in Korea, especially in the months of April and May. It therefore holds the Busan Gijang Anchovy Festival during this period. Daebyeonghang Port is also one of the filming locations for the 2001 box office hit movie "Friends" featuring Jang Dong Gun and Yu Osung. The scene where Jang Dong Gun reminisces about his childhood memory of swimming in the ocean near a lighthouse while smoking a cigarette was filmed at this very location. The beautiful clear sea decorated with a lighthouse is not only popular during the Anchovy Festival, but is also a popular tourist attraction all year round.
Admission/Participation Fees
Duration of Performance
Varies by program
Age Limit
Open to visitors of all ages
[Subway + Bus]
Centum City Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 6.
Transfer to Bus 181 and get off at the entrance of Daebyeonhang Port.
www.gijang.go.kr/tour (Korean only)

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