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In Incheon, you can find the largest Chinatown in South Korea. Located near Incheon Station, Chinatown is like a small China in Korea, offering an experience of Chinese food and culture without actually going to China. Chinatown was established following the opening of Incheon in 1883 under the Kanghwa Treaty, following similar openings in Busan in 1876 and Wonsan in ...

The aircraft departing from Kansai Airport fortunately arrived safely at Incheon Airport. Upon arrival at Incheon Airport, a noticeable chill was in the air. While the average daytime temperature in Japan ranged from 28 to 30 degrees Celsius, Incheon Airport was around 20 degrees Celsius. Granted, there was a time difference, departing during the day from Kansai Airport and arriving ...

In anticipation of the Chuseok holiday, my family and I decided to travel to the Kansai region in Japan, specifically Osaka and Kyoto. However, considering the likelihood of many people traveling overseas during the Chuseok holiday, we opted to embark on our journey a week earlier. We planned to spend three nights and four days exploring Osaka and Kyoto as ...

As Incheon’s Yeongjongdo is an island located by the sea, it boasts an abundance of seafood, and various restaurants utilizing diverse marine ingredients can be found throughout the area. Especially around the Gueup boat pier, where you can catch a boat to Wolmido, you’ll find restaurants incorporating a variety of seafood. “Incheon Yeongjongdo, Clam Beef Shabu Shabu – Badagotgan” Among ...

Located near the Gueup boat pier at the eastern end of Yeongjong Island in Incheon, various restaurants offer dishes made with seafood. As it is situated by the seaside, you can enjoy seafood dishes at relatively affordable prices compared to Seoul’s city center. “Incheon Yeongjong Island Seafood Kalguksu – Gorae Seafood Kalguksu” Yeongjong Island offers a variety of dishes featuring ...

Situated at the eastern tip of Yeongjong Island, where Incheon International Airport is located, is the small yet charming ‘Yeongjongjin Park.’ This city-themed park on Incheon’s Yeongjong Island encompasses various themes, including a seaside path, cultural square, and walking trails. “Seaside Walking Paths for Enjoying the Ocean” Yeongjongjin Park is designed right by the sea, featuring a seaside walking path ...

On the coastline facing Wolmido, Yeongjong Island in Incheon offers various hotels. Positioned not far from Incheon Airport and providing access to Wolmido via a ferry from the pier, it is a popular destination for weekend stays. “A 4-star Hotel Found on Yeongjong Island, Incheon” The Air Sky Hotel is a 4-star hotel you can find on Yeongjong Island, close ...

The easiest way to get to Incheon Chinatown is to disembark at “Incheon Station.” Incheon Station serves as the terminus for both Subway Line 1 and Suin Bundang Line. Once you exit Incheon Station, you can easily find the entrance to Chinatown right across the street. “Cafe near Incheon Station, Compose Coffee” Arriving in Chinatown and before delving into its ...

In Incheon Chinatown, amidst various Chinese restaurants, you can savor a variety of Chinese dishes. Notably, about a 20-step walk from the renowned dumpling spot ‘Shibrehyang,’ there’s another popular place called ‘Hong Du Bing.’ “Chinese-style Red Bean Bread, Hong Du Bing” Hong Du Bing offers Chinese-style red bean bread with various fillings like sweet red bean, cream cheese, mango, dark ...

Incheon Chinatown boasts a tranquil spot named ‘Han Jung Won.’ Drawing inspiration from China’s four major gardens, specifically Zhuo Zheng Yuan (拙庭園) and Liu Yuan (留園), Han Jung Won is an outdoor cultural space designed by incorporating the garden styles of scholars in the later period of the Qing Dynasty. Utilizing elements like shadow walls (영벽), decorative walls (조벽), pavilions, ...

Incheon Chinatown aptly earns its reputation as a small China within Korea. It encapsulates the history of overseas Chinese, who arrived in Korea after the opening of Incheon’s port. Within Chinatown, a well-organized venue awaits those interested in the history of Incheon and its Chinese residents—the ‘Korea-China Cultural Center, Incheon Overseas Chinese History Museum.’ Situated at the entrance of Chinatown, ...

Incheon Chinatown offers a variety of Chinese cuisine, with one of its notable dishes being Jajangmyeon, known to have originated in Incheon. Thanks to this, you can explore the “Jajangmyeon Museum” in Chinatown. “Incheon Chinatown: Jajangmyeon Museum” The Jajangmyeon Museum in Chinatown opened by remodeling the old Gonghwachun building. It is the first Jajang-themed museum in Korea, continuously creating various ...