You might have landed in South Korea, especially at Incheon International Airport and wondered where Incheon really is located and what there is to do in the city. In this post, we hope to answer a few of your questions about attractions to visit during your layover in Incheon.
Incheon is a port city located west of Seoul and is the home to the biggest airport in South Korea where close to a thousand flights fly in and out of the country per day.
However, there’s more to Incheon than just being the city that serves as one of the best airports in the world; it has plenty of exciting attractions that you should check out if you are staying in Incheon for either a layover or for a complete trip around the city. Even if you are staying in Seoul, we recommend doing a day trip to a few of these attractions, as Incheon is easily accessible from Seoul by public transportation!
1. Wonderbox at Paradise City
Located in Paradise City, Wonderbox is a theme park that resembles a magical carnival land. As you enter, you will be greeted into a dreamy space full of exhilarating carnival rides, fun carnival games, and deliciously sweet snacks. While there are classic carnival rides like a spinning teacup, a merry-go-round, or a bumper car, there are also unique attractions like the Giant Slide that wraps around a giant tree and descends from 12 meters above the ground. You also don’t want to miss the extraordinary and visually striking performances that will bring you further into your carnivalesque, fantastical dream.
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Spa / Sauna
2. Cimer at Paradise City
Also located in Paradise City, Cimer is a pool and spa complex with two zones: the Aqua Spa Zone, a European-style spa, and the Jjimjil Spa Zone, a Korea-style sauna. At Aqua Spa Zone, you can enter the Virtual Spa and unwind amid three LED walls that display a relaxing image of nature’s paradise. Or, you may chill out on the poolside after taking a dip in the luxurious outdoor and indoor pools. At Jjimjil Spa Zone, absorb the rich minerals by stepping into the Sun Tree Room, Amethyst Room, and many more.
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3. Jeondeungsa Temple
Located in Ganghwa island of Incheon, Jeondeungsa temple has a long history of around 1,700 years. The temple harmonizes with the surrounding mountains. Also, invaluable relics including the altar portrait of Buddha are as ever preserved in the temple. Good news for you is that there is a temple stay program that you can participate in! You can learn Buddhist culture while appreciating the graceful nature of the island and witness 104 woodblocks of the Sutra of the Lotus, the Buddhist temple bell, and the lamp made of jade.
Click here to check out the temple stay program at Jeondeungsa temple!
4. Incheon Instagram Photo Tour
If you enjoy posting pictures and videos on your social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or TikTok, check out Incheon Instagram Photo 1 Day Tour! This tour is uniquely curated for you to take beautiful photos by taking you to the trendiest photo spots in Incheon. You will get to visit Wolmi Island, Open Port Area, Sinpo International Market, and China Town.
If you book for a tour on Nov 7, 2020 (Sat), you will get 80% OFF and enjoy everything for only at $20, including entrance fees (Wolmi Theme Park & Life Museum), round-trip shuttle bus from Seoul, and English-speaking tour guide. Click here to secure your seat for this awesome deal!
5. Incheon K-Drama/Movie Shooting Spots Tour
Incheon is also a popular filming spot for many popular K-dramas and movies! You can explore the shooting spots in a day by joining Incheon K-Drama/Movie Shooting Spots 1 Day Tour. It will take you to 6 shooting spots of ‘Goblin’, ‘Crash Landing on You’, ‘Itaewon Class’, and ‘Beauty Inside’ in the Songdo area, Jung-gu & Dong-gu area, and Bupyeong area. Not only transportation and a tour guide but also entrance fees and 1 drink at a shooting spots cafe in Bupyeong are included.
You can also rent Korean traditional Hanbok or 19th-century costume at Open Port Area just like the characters on K-drama ‘Mr. Sunshine’!
If you are lucky, you will get to see an actual live shooting crew filming a scene! Click here to book this Incheon tour now!
6. Incheon Yeongjongdo Island Tour
Yeongjongdo Island is an artificially made island where Incheon Airport is situated. By joining Incheon Yeongjongdo Island 1 Day Tour, you can walk along the gorgeous beach and enjoy the incredible ocean view at the cafe at Masian Beach! (1 drink at Masian Bakery is included.) Also, you can see the jaw-dropping view of Incheon Bridge, which is the longest bridge in Korea. You can learn more about the bridge and witness the magnificent view at the Incheon Bridge Exhibition Center.
If you want to spend a romantic day on Yeongjongdo Island, get a Yeongjongdo Seaside Rail Bike discount ticket!
Click here to fall in love with the beautiful West Sea in Incheon!
7. Incheon Airport Layover Private Tour
If you have a layover in Incheon Airport and would like to discover the beautiful coastal city of Incheon rather than wait around in the airport, this Incheon Airport Layover Private Tour is for you!
You can customize your itinerary by picking a few out of the well-loved sites in Incheon. You can learn about the history and culture of Incheon by taking a trip to the Northern Limit Line. Or, you can eat traditional Korean dishes at the Shingi Market. If you’d like to unwind in between flights, go to the numerous parks and beaches offered on this trip! This tour also comes with private transportation from and to Incheon Airport for a truly hassle-free experience.
8. Seoul/DMZ Private Van Tour
If you are stopping by Incheon for a day in the middle of a cruise tour and would like to visit either Seoul or DMZ during your short stay, keep on reading!
The Seoul/DMZ Private Van Tour will pick you up from the Incheon Port International Passenger Terminal and take you to various destinations of your choice in Seoul or to the DMZ and the War Memorial of Korea. Your private driver will bring you back to the Incheon Port International Passenger Terminal in time for your departure. So, you can carry on with your cruise stress-free!
To see a suggested itinerary for a tour in Seoul or to book the Seoul/DMZ Private Van Tour, click here!
9. Incheon/DMZ Private Van Tour
If you are stopping by Incheon and would like to explore the very city of Incheon during your short stopover, this is the tour for you!
The Incheon/DMZ Private Van Tour will pick you up from e Incheon Port International Passenger Terminal of Incheon International Airport to take you on a tour around Incheon. You can choose from our 3 themed tours – Ganghwa Island History Tour, Songdo City Tour, and Incheon Open Port & Wolmido Tour. If you’re looking to add some personal touch to your Incheon Tour, opt for a customized tour in which you can choose 4~5 destinations of your choice! This will be a great opportunity to explore Incheon in a day!
To see a suggested itinerary for a tour in Incheon or to book the Incheon/DMZ Private Van Tour, click here!
Check more blogs on Incheon to make your trip more perfect!
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- The Perfect Itinerary for a Day of Discovering Incheon
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