1. How can I get to Busan City Hall?
By Metro: Take Metro Line No. 1 to City Hall Metro Station.
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By Bus: Take bus No. 『19,86,87,99,110-1,129,131,141,179』and get off at City Hall Bus Stop.
2. What are Busan's sister cities?
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3. Where can I see Busan's scenery by the internet?
This website provides lots of scene to attract many visitors.
There is a Photo Gallery and a Video Gallery, divided into many categories.
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Also you can see the picturesque surroundings of Busan City Hall through this website, click here
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4. What are the festivals held in Busan every year?
Yearly various festivals are opened in Busan. Sunrise(Haemaji) festival, Dalmaji festival, Busan Sea festival, Jagalchi Cultural and Tourism festival and Busan International Firework Festival are held in Busan. In addition, international rock festival is held in Samnak Riverside Park . Moreover, the worldwide well-known Busan Biennale and Busan Internatioanl Film Festival are held in Busan.
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5. When a foreigner lose their visa or passport, what should he/she do?
At first, you should report a lost or stolen passport to a nearby embassy or consulate as soon as possible.
It is recommended that you keep extra passport pictures and a copy of the passport in case of loss. It takes about a month to reissue a visa. Obtain a travel certificate while waiting for a visa to be reissued. The travel certificate may be issued within 3 days from the application.
6. How can I get the International Driver's License ?
In the past if you already had a Domestic Driver's License, you only needed a physical examination to acquire the International Driver's License.
Currently, under the provision of mutual relationship with other countries we will exempt the driver's test if his/her country authorizes the Korean Driver's License. If their country doesn't acknowledge the Korean Driver's License, people coming from those countries can acquire the Korean Driver's License after undergoing a quality test.
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7. What is Busan's major business and how will it be developed in the future in Busan?
Busan was named as a top-ten cities in the good base in business by the Fortune magazine, while Asiaweek named Busan as a good city. And, shipbuilding industry, film industry, harboring distribution industry, distribution industry, seafood processing industry, tourism industry, and financing, software, footwear, textile industry, and automobile manufacturing industry, through these industries. Busan is rising to worldwide city.
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8. How can I get to the downtown from the airport?
Intra-city bus, limousine bus, local bus and Busan Gimhae Light Rail Transit are available.
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9. Are there foreign/international schools in Busan?
A number of foreign/international schools provide education services for foreigners and Koreans (who have stayed overseas for an extended period of time). There are Busan Foreign School, Busan International Foreign School, Busan Japanese School, Busan Overseas Chinese School, and so forth.
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10. Is there a call-center for foreigners in Busan?
Busan Foundation for International Activities runs a call-center (1577-7716) exclusively for foreigners. Service hours and available languages are as follows:
Monday through Friday, From 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Service Languages: Korean, English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Russian, Uzbek
You may seek advice by calling 1577-7716 and selecting your language or by visiting the Foundation in person.
(Please visit the website of the Busan Foundation for International Activities (http://www.bfia.or.kr
) for further information)