|Gyeokpo Port (격포항)|
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|Gyeokpo Port is one of the “100 most beautiful fishing villages in Korea” as designated by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. The port is the hub of maritime transportation connecting islands to the mainland. The port is also famous for the magnificent sunsets viewed from this spot.
The area is known for a wide range of marine products which are obtained from the clean waters of the West Sea. During octopus season in spring and gizzard shad season in autumn, the area is crowded with gourmets and tourists from across the nation. There are also many local delicacy restaurants specializing in seafood dishes using octopus, cuttlefish, blue crab and manila clam.
|Gyeokpo Port Fish Market, Gyeokpohang Lighthouse, restaurants, etc.|
|From Buan Bus Terminal, take a bus to Gyeokpo Terminal (격포터미널).
* Bus schedule: 20-30min intervals / travel time: 40min
Gyeokpo Port (격포항) is a 10-min walk from the terminal.