Aiins World is a theme park where miniature recreations of world famous buildings are on display. The miniatures at Aiins World were crafted with such painstaking attention to detail that visitors feel like they are looking at the real thing.
Bomunsa Temple is situated at Seokmodo Island, which is the west of Ganghwado Island. It is said that the sanctuary was built by Queen Seondeok amid the Silla Era in AD 635. After entering the sanctuary, you will see a 600-year-old Chinese juniper tree. Behind the tree is Seokgulamja, a little Buddhist sanctuary in a characteristic give in.
Chamseongdan was renovated in 1270 under Goryeo Wonjong’s and after being renovated several more times. To this day it has remained the same way and kept the same appearance. Chamseongdan is a natural stone 5 meters in height, circular in shape at the bottom and rectangular at the top.
Chojijin Fortress is believed to have been built in 1655 (The 6th year of King Hyojong) for the purpose of national defense against coastal attacks from foreign enemies based on articles regarding the construction of Chojijin Fortress. Chojijin was the scene of many hard-fought battles including the invasions of America and Japan in the 1870s.
The Sorae Ecology Park was once a facility used to produce salt until 1996. It wasn’t until 2009 that it became a park, restoring the mud flat, tidal channel, and making the closed salt field a ecological habitat for various marine life and migratory birds.
Ganghwa Peace Observatory was constructed in the northern area of the Civilian Restricted Zone in Cheolsan-ri, Yangsa-myeon. Entry to this area was once strictly prohibited for the general public. Since it opened in 2008, the observatory has been providing accessibility to visitors to see the area's natural ecosystem.
For my second weekend in South Korea, I wanted to hike Goryeosan (or Goryeo Mountain), located on Ganghwa Island in Incheon. Just a few days before leaving for Seoul, I had discovered Goryeosan after stumbling upon an article about last year’s Goryeosan Azalea Festival.
Haengjusanseong Fortress (historic site no. 56) atop Deogyangsan Mountain was the site of a major Korean victory against the enemy during the Japanese invasion 400 years ago. Women also participated in the dramatic battle, carrying stones in their aprons (haengju in Korean).
Ilsan Lake Park spans over 991,800 square meters, making it one of the largest man-made parks in Asia. The large fresh water lake is well-managed to remain clean. The park is equipped with convenient facilities and attractions, including the Riverside Square, artificial islands, a 4.7km bike path ...
Incheon Bridge is the longest bridge in Korea with the 21.39km long. It is ranked seventh in the world for its bridge length, sixth in the world ranking as a 18.38km long cable-stayed bridge, and fifth in the world ranking for its 800m gap between two main towers.
Incheon Grand Park is an urban nature park located in Jangsu-dong, Namdong-gu, Incheon. The park is surrounded by Gwanmosan Mountain and Sangasan Mountain. Spanning across 727 acres of land, Incheon Grand Park is the only large-scale natural green park in Incehon. The park provides a pleasant atmosphere for citizens to escape city life and enjoy natural surroundings.
Nestled in Mt. Eungbongsan in Incheon Metropolitan City, Jayu Park was first called Manguk Park and then Seo Park as the Japanese power became stronger. During the colonial rule of Japan, there was another park called Dong Park (East Park), which was created and used as a shrine by the Japanese ...
Jeondeungsa Temple was originally called Jinjongsa during the Goryeo Dynasty. It functioned as a sanctuary enshrining family ancestors. Jeondeungsa Temple is located in Samrangseong Fortress, which is said to have been built by the three sons of Dangun, the founder of Korea.
In olden times, small boats were used to go from Muuido Island to Somuuido Island but the two islands are currently connected by a bridge so visitors can reach Somuuido after a 10-15 minute walk. Muuido Village Bus (maeul bus; 마을버스) takes people from Keunmuri Dock (큰무리선착장) to Gwangmyeonghang Port (광명항).
The Northeast Asia Trade Tower or NEATT (Korean: 동북아무역타워) is a skyscraper in Songdo International City, the world's most expensive private real estate project in the Incheon Free Economic Zone, South Korea. The 305-metre (1,001 ft) building is currently South Korea's fourth tallest, and has 68 floors.
Completed in May 2007, Oktokki Space Center houses a space theme park that combines education, exploration, and recreation. The center is divided into two sections: an indoor exhibition hall and an outdoor exhibition hall. The wide-range of exhibits and interactive facilities provide an educational experience for children and the whole family.
Silmido (Silmi Island) is an uninhabited island in the Yellow Sea, off the west coast of South Korea. It has an area of about 0.25 km². It lies within the borders of Incheon metropolitan city, and is about 5 kilometres southwest of Incheon International Airport.
Famous for its impressive night views of Songdo, Tri-Bowl is a multi-complex culture and arts center built to seem as if it is floating on water. Its unique architecture of three bowl-shaped buildings floating on water symolizes Incheon, a city in harmony with the sky, ocean, and earth. Operating Hours Vary according to available programs and events.
Wolmi Theme Park is a popular amusement park complex located on Wolmido Island. It was formerly known as My Land, which first opened in September, 1992. It was remodeled and reopened as a 13,223㎡ theme park in August 2009 under the new name of Wolmi Theme Park.
Yeonpyeong Island or Yeonpyeongdo (Korean: 연평도 pronounced [jʌnpçʌŋdo]; referred to by North Korea as Yŏnphyŏng Islet) is a group of South Korean islands in the Yellow Sea, located about 80 km (50 mi) west of Incheon and 12 km (7.5 mi) south of the coast of Hwanghae Province, North Korea.