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Is Busan Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Busan?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Busan.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for South Korea, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.


A good idea of a trip to the Busan South Korean is the first place you should check out. This town is also known as Daegu. The reason this city is so popular among tourists is that it is a great place to visit for anyone who enjoys a bit of shopping and culture. If you are a lover of the arts, a good tourist spot in Busan South Korea is an arts and crafts museum.

Although some of the most important places in Busan are all within walking distance, it''s best to consider visiting one or two of them at a time to have enough time to spend exploring. In fact, if you are going to be staying at a hotel in Busan South Korea, it''s best to do all your shopping there.

There are many shops that are close to the city center and some hotels offer great shopping experiences. However, if you want to get to know more about this part of South Korea, then the best way to get there is by taking a ride on a Busan South Korean tour bus.

If you want to see mor

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.21 in USD (1.5-liter)


Busan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37% Low
  • Water Pollution 52% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 63% High
  • Water Quality 48% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Busan, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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