Busan hosted three first round matches -
entertaining the European and World Champions, France, and host nation Korea.
2002 World Cup Match Reports.
Busan Asiad Main Stadium
Sunday, 2nd June:
Paraguay vs South
Tuesday, 4th June:
South Korea vs Poland
Thursday, 6th June:
France vs Uruguay (0:0)
Busan's World Cup Stadium is about ten minutes from the Express Bus
Terminal and the Dongbu Cross-country Bus Terminal.
The Busan Exhibition Center was the location for the 2002 World Cup Finals draw on December 1st, 2001.
Busan, a bustling city of 4 million residents, is located on the
Southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula. The natural environment of Busan is a perfect
example of harmony between mountains, rivers and sea.
It's easy to get your bearings in Busan by using the Busan Tower as a
Busan has direct flights to Fukuoka, Osaka,
Nagoya and Shendai in Japan, and Vladivostok in Russia.
There are also domestic flights to Seoul,
Jeju, Gwangju, Mokpo and Kangnung.
There are ferries every day to Jeju island, Changsungpo, Goje Island
Okpo, Kohyun, Haekumkang, Chungmu and Yeosu.
There are also scheduled services to Hakata and Shimonoseki, in Japan.
There are two intercity bus terminals:
Covers the eastern region including Ansan, Jinju, Chongju, Chonju, Inchon, Gwangju,
Gyoungju Chunchon, Sangbong, Seoul, Songnam, Sunchon, Daegu, Daejon, Uijongbu and Yosu.
(Subway line #1 Station#26, Oncheon 2-dong, Dongnae-gu )
Covers the western region including Changwon, Haeinsa, Hapchon, Masan, Miryang, Mokpo,
Namhae, Namwon, Bugok, Byochungsa, Daegu, and Dongyong.
(Subway line#2 Station#227, Kwoebup 2-dong, Sasang-gu)
Kyungbu national railroad links Busan with Seoul
via Daegu, Gumi, Daejun, Chonan and Suwon.
There are three classes of rail service.
Saemaeul trains are express trains that make fewer stops. Mookungwha
and Tongilhos trains run along the Kyungjon line via Samrangjin, Masan and Mokpo.
Mookungwha trains also run along the Donghae line via Ulsan, Kyungju, Pohang, Gangnung and Seoul.
Getting Around Busan
Map of the underground stations around Busan.
Grand Hotel: (Book Online)
Located on Haeundae Beach, the Grand Hotel has 325 spacious guestrooms alongside fantastic
sports and leisure facilities.
Hotel Lotte: (Book Online)
Mega size luxury hotel with over 900 posh guest rooms and 14 of the world's finest
restaurants serving up local and international cuisine.
Westin Chosun Beach:
This deluxe hotel has 305 guestrooms, health club, swimming pool, sauna, business center a
western restaurant and Irish bar. A great place to stay if the business is paying.
1405-16, Joong Dong, Haeundae Ku, Busan.
Centrally located on Haeundae Beach, Novotel Ambassador Busan offers stunning views, a
natural hot spring spa and free parking.
122 Daewon-dong, Changwon.
Located in Changwon City's central business district, the hotel offers free parking and a
1391-66 Joongdong, Haeundae-Gu, Busan.
Located on the shoreline of Haeundae Beach with the beautiful scenic views.
Accommodations in Busan.
Matches in Korea.
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