Ulsan is the seventh-largest city in South Korea. It is located beside Busan, facing the Sea of Japan to the east and Gyeongju to the north. The city is the industrial district of South Korea, as it is home to the biggest automobile plant owned by the Hyundai Motor Company.
- Ulsan Black Pebble Beach
- Naewonam Valley of Mt Daeunsan
- Paraeso Waterfall
- Hike at Mt Gajisan, the tallest mountain in Ulsan
- Witness the earliest sunrise in the northeast Asian continent at Ganjeolgot Point
- Visit the Daewangam Songnim (Pine Forest)
Ulsan experiences cold yet dry winter seasons and hot, humid summer seasons. The monthly average temperature is 2°C in January and 26°C in August. The best time to travel is from March to May, when the weather is most pleasant.
Getting There & Around
Because there are no international flights that fly directly to Ulsan, you will have to take a flight to Seoul or Jeju-do first, and then take a domestic flight to the city. There are daily domestic flights that take about one hour. If you are traveling from a nearby city, you may also take a bus or train to Ulsan.
To get around Ulsan, there are scooters and cars for hire for those who do not like public transportation. There are also buses, taxis and trains for more affordable means of travel around the city.
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