Written and Photographed by Travel Writer Jung Ho-yoon
Suyeongnam Yachting Center
Start jogging at the Suyeongman Bay Yachting Center, a well-known photo spot loved by many visitors for its exotic scenery where yachts are lined up. Since it is also a great sunrise and sunset spot, you can savor an exceptional view of the rising or setting sun, if the timing is right.
You can walk inside the deck where the ships are moored and take pictures. You can take a leisurely stroll in a park-like wide-open space or rest on one of the benches installed here and there. If you want to enjoy your morning jog in the sunrise a little longer, it would be a good idea to visit nearby Dongbaekseom Island.
84, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Haeundae Cine Road
On the way from Suyeongman Bay Yachting Center to Dongbaekseom Island, there is Haeundae Cine Road. The street that stretches about 1km is lined with not only a variety of attractions and sculptures, but also posters of the movies set in Busan, such as (Friend) and (Haeundae).
The street consists of several themed zones: ‘Santorini Square’ where handprints of movie stars and a ‘Spiderman’ sculpture are on display, the ’10 Million Audience Film Zone,’ the ‘Animation Zone, and the ‘Films Set in Haeundae Zone,’ offering plenty of unique things to enjoy. As you run along Cine Road a little more, Dongbaekseom Island and Bay 101 will come into view soon.
91, Marine city 1-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Dongbaek Coastal Trail
Dongbaek Coastal Trail is about a 1.5km-long stretch with beautiful sea scenery throughout. Starting from Bay 101, located near the entrance of Dongbaekseom Island, the route will offer you a spectacular view of Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Nurimaru APEC House, and Haeundae Beach while you are running. If you run along the trail while enjoying the fantastic rock cliffs and the blue sea of Dongbaekseom Island, you will soon get to Haeundae Beach.
Dongbaek Coastal Trail 708-1, U-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Haeundae Costal Trail
After passing the Westin Chosun Hotel along the Dongbaek Coastal Trail, you will come to Haeundae Beach before long. If you have been running while admiring the sea scenery, now there is a Haeundae Beach Trail where you can run in the tranquility of the forest along the way.
A perfect track for jogging is built right next to the white sandy beach, so you can invigorate yourself with jogging while admiring the scenic view of Haeundae. It is an attractive jogging, and healing spot loved by locals and tourists.
Around Haeundae Beach 757, U-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan
The jogging course ends at Mipo, a small port located at the end of Haeundae Beach. If you've been running all the way to Mipo, how about taking a break at the Mipo Cafe Street, where you can get a taste of the European sensibility? It is a cute alley located on the opposite side of Mipo Station of Haeundae Blue Line Park and lined up with colorful shops, creating an exotic atmosphere.
Although it is a short alley, there are many things to delight your eyes and mouth, such as cute little cafes, pastry shops, workshops, flower shops, and more. As a great finishing spot for your morning jog where you can look around and take pictures in a tranquil atmosphere, it will make your jogging experience ever more pleasant.
Mipo Café Street 1087-10, Jung-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan
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