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Incheon, South Korea

Incheon, is South Korea’s third largest metropolis, after Seoul and Busan. It is located on the coast directly to west of Seoul. Incheon is a metropolitan city which serves as a transportation hub by air and sea. It has several beautiful islands, such as Yeongjong Island and Ganghwa Island, within its city limits.

Attractions in Incheon include Chinatown and Jayu Park. Jayu Park is the first modern Western-style park in South Korea. The park faces the sea and is full of beautiful trees, and it offers magnificent views of the Port of Incheon and the ocean. At The top of Jayu Park, which is reached by the promenade, is a towering bronze modern art piece, a memorial to the hundredth anniversary of relations between South Korea and the United States.

Things to See & Do

* Bupyeong
* Art Centre
* Chinatown
* Liberty Park
* Jayu Park

General information

Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – South Korean won (â‚©) (KRW)
Language – Korean
Population – 2,780,000 approx
Land Area – 1,029 km²
Electricity – two vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 82

Port Location – The port of Incheon is located approximately 5km from central Incheon.

Travel Links – Incheon International Airport, a regional air hub, is South Korea’s primary international airport.

Incheon Bus Terminal, located at its eponymous subway stop, offers express bus transportation to all parts of Korea. Many city bus lines offer transportation within city limits as well as to the neighboring cities of Bucheon, Gimpo, Seoul, and Siheung.

Local service to Guro, Seoul, Cheongnyangni, Uijeongbu and Soyosan is offered by Seoul’s subway Line 1. The line has 11 stations within Incheon and connects to the Incheon Subway at Bupyeong station.

Rapid service on the same line to Yongsan Station in Seoul depart from Dongincheon station and stops at major stations.
The Airport Express (AREX) line runs from Incheon International Airport to Seoul Station via Gimpo International Airport.

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