Incheon is the second biggest port city in Korea and was the first city in Korea to truly begin modernizing. Wolmido Island and Yeonan Pier are top tourist attractions of Incheon and Incheon International Airport, Incheon Bridge and Incheon Songdo International City, a free economic zone, have recently emerged to show a new side of Incheon. Once getting on the Incheon City Tour bus, you will have a chance to see all of Incheon’s tourist attractions!
☞ Incheon City Tour Bus Information
Downtown Course (Themed Course)
Eurwangni Beach has a 700 meter-long white sand beach along a crescent-shaped coastline. Surrounded by a charming grove of pine trees and unique rock formations, the beach is one of the most beautiful spots to watch the sunset in Korea. The beach is crowded with visitors all year round as it has many leisure and convenience facilities, making it a prime location for a variety of activities like swimming, water sports and fishing.
The Museum of Korea Emigration History covers around a hundred years of Korea's emigration history, which began with the first official emigration of Koreans in 1902. The museum displays exhibits related to the early emigrants such as a passport that was issued a hundred years ago. Admission to the museum is free of charge.
☞ Museum of Korea Emigration History
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Incheon Bridge links Incheon International Airport and Incheon Songdo International City. At 21.38km in total length, it is the longest bridge in Korea. The Incheon Bridge Observatory in Songdo International City offers one of the best views of the bridge as they can also witness the setting sun off the west coast.
The Incheon International Airport is Korea’s top international airport and was built on repurposed land between Yeongjongdo Island and Yongyudo Island. The airport was built to help divide the demand of transportation goods received to the city and to act as a transportation hub for East Asia. From 2005 to 2012, the airport received the Airport Council International’s award for the “Best Airport Service Quality” and was awarded as the “Best Airport in the World” by Global Traveler.
Compact Smart City, located inside Songdo International City, is a gallery of Incheon's urban planning and architecture presented through elaborate miniature recreations. The city's past is showcased on the first floor, the present on the second floor, and the future on the third floor.
☞ Incheon Compact∙Smart City
☞ Related column: Incheon Songdo International City, a City Embracing the Future
Last updated, April 16, 2014