[Part 2] WOLMIDO
Nowadays , Wolmido is not only well known for the Park Play Hill that consisted of culture & art street where called the street of romance which held festivals and occasional carnivals or parades around every September or October, Amusement Park, Meeting Square, Good Harvest Square, included nice cafes and seafood restaurants, but also for famous natural sightseeing place filled with beautiful ocean views and mountain. Especially the beautiful sunset, which can be viewed from everywhere in Wolmido, is a gift of impression. The natural scenery of Wolmido, which getting avantage over the Park Play Hill theme, is followed :
The seafront, named Chinsoo Space, is located next to the outdoor stage on the Street of Culture, there are piles of variously-sized rock into the sea. Rugged rocks are snuggly arranged, highlighted by a red miniature lighthouse. This water-friendly park is indeed a place to befriend the sea. There are paths leading toward the sea . So you can approach the sea dipping your hands to get closer to the sea, moreover you can reach the exit to the ocean for listening to the sounds of sea waves or sea breeze or singing seagulls from far away, included viewing the sunset beautifully coloring the sky for great impressions. From the top of rock, you can obtain views of tour boats cruising the sea between Yeongjongdo and Wolmido Islands. The view of the red sunset is not to be missed!
Hence, it has become a weekend destination for the tourists, Seoulites included the local people to contemplate the sea from Chinsoo space anytime, the natural scenery always make them relax and get happy.
252, Wolmi-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
Wolmido Travel Information 032-765-4169
Cultural Relations Division at Jung-gu office,
Telephone: 032-760-7255, 032-760-7133, 032-760-7224
Open Time (Local):
° March – October 06:00-18:00
° November – February 07:00-17:00
Parking Facilities :
HOW TO GET THERE :
# From Seoul
Subway: “Incheon Station” (1-st line), then transfer to bus 2,15,23 or 45 to Wolmido for 900 won or take a taxi for 2500 won
# From Incheon
There is a local buses to Wolmido : 2,15,23,45. All those buses stop at “Incheon Station” and “DongIncheon Station”.
# From Incheon Int’l Airport
Visitors have to go to Yeongjong Wharf by bus No.202 or by taxi. Stop of the bus is on the 3-rd floor of the airport near Exit 5. I repeat again : on the 3-rd floor, not the 1-st one, where most of buses departs. You can see the bus No.202 stop on the map of the 3-rd and the 4-th floor and the bus route on Yeongjongdo island map. Then the bus makes a short circle around transportation center and goes to Yeongjongdo Wharf. Time 30 min, fare 900 won, schedule is here). Before you take a taxi read my comment. Then take the car ferry Yeongjongdo – Wolmido (15 min, fare 2000 won).
1st/2nd Gyeongin Highway – Haincheon – Wolmido
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