The 5·18 Memorial Park was established to remember the May 18 Democratization Movement. Covering an area of 204,985㎡, the park houses various historical and cultural facilities, including the 5·18 Library, 5·18 Cultural Center, Education Center, Daedong Plaza, Owoldae Tower, and other memorial sculpture and monuments.
GAMGOK CATHOLIC CHURCH. Built in 1930, this is one of the most beautiful Catholic churches in Korea. A major pilgrimage site. by Robert Koehler on April 25, 2007. From Anseong, we (i.e., Andy Jackson and I) got on a bus to Janghowon in nearby Icheon-si.
Icheon Ceramics Village produces traditional Korean ceramics, which are of high quality. The village became the center of traditional pottery during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) for about 500 years due to the easily obtainable materials in the areas. Icheon Ceramics Village was also the center of ...
It is a stone fortress that was built in the late 4th century. The fortress played an important role in military activities and ruling the region. The relics discovered over the course of five archaeological digs are on exhibit at the Icheon Municipal Museum.
Maegoe Museum is located on the grounds of Gamgok Maegoe Virgin Mary Catholic Cathedral and showcases the Catholic history of the area over a span of more than 100 years. The museum displays items important to the early Church in Korea, as well as items used by the first priest.
Nestled at the foot of Jinsan Mountain, Icheon, Seolbong Park is the festival venue of Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon Ceramic Festival, and Icheon Rice Cultural Festival so the park is thought to be a familiar and comfortable place for citizens. The park has a wide lake in the ...
Located in Seolbong Park, the Woljeon Museum of Art Icheon commemorates the great artist Woljeon Chang Woo Soung and his works. Originally opened in Palpan-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, the museum moved to Icheon in August 2007 when Woljeon bequeathed the museum to Icheon City along with 1,532 pieces of artwork and personal memorabilia.