When Busan is mentioned, most people think of a bustling city full of people doing things like watching the sun set over the sea or enjoying a leisurely walk along the Riverside. But this South Korean capital also has something else that is truly unique to offer - a train ride on the Gyeongsangbuk-do or Gyeongsang Railway. It offers travelers the chance to explore Busan with a touch of the outdoors.
The Gyeongsangbuk-do or Busan railway line runs from the Ulsan National Railroad Station. A man (Song Kang) his estranged wife and several other passengers are trapped inside a speeding train while a zombie outbreak occurs near the railway station. The passenger who escapes becomes infected and transforms into a flesh-eating monster.
In order to find a way out of Busan, Song Kang decides to ride the Gyeongsangbuk-do to the nearby town of Kuchon. Unfortunately, a group of zombies, known as the Tainted, try to kill him on the train ride. However, he manages to get rid of them and finds out that the railway station is near the railroad line leading to Seoul. By riding the Gyeongsangbuk-do back and forth, Song Kang manages to save the passengers he lost.
Tour companies offering train trips to Busan are now offering packages in which tourists can travel to Busan and its surroundings. There are trains to busan packages that can be taken to include the Gyeongsangbuk-do railway station. This allows you to explore all the major cities in Busan while experiencing a taste of Korean life. Most train to busan packages will also include a tour around Seoul and include sightseeing trips to Seoul's Jungae-dong, Choco-Choco Land and Jiri City.
If you have never gone on a train trip before, then it may seem a little intimidating. If so, then a guide is definitely an asset when taking a train ride on the Gyeongsangbuk-do. These guides are trained experts and experienced, and will help you navigate the route in question. and point out all the important landmarks and tourist attractions. While these guides will not be able to tell you everything about the city, they can definitely get you started on the right track.
For a little peace and quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, one of the best ways to experience the culture and beauty of Busan is to travel on the Gyeongsangbuk-do and experience some of its history. With a little preparation, you can see why people from all over the world come to experience the unique culture of Busan.