Incheon Tourism

Incheon is the third populated and second largest port city of South Korea. Located in the northwestern part of South Korea and bordered with Seoul and Gyeonhggi in the east, Incheon is a significant place, both in terms of history and economy. Being a coastal city and having close proximity with South Korean capital, incheon gained an obvious opportunity to develop its port. At present, Incheon has turned out to be a major center for cultural and commercial exchange. It also home the world’s best airport, Incheon International Airport. With respect to tourism, the Incheon airport has a golf course, spa, private sleeping rooms, ice skating rink, a casino, indoor gardens and a museum of Korean where tourists can spend few hours for relaxation.

Beside this, the beautiful islands like Yeongjong Island and Ganghwa Island makes Incheon a place to pay visit. Taking a tour around Incheon will show that the city has everything, right from art, entertainment to history and economy. Especially in areas like Chinatown and Open port areas of Incheon, you can still find some bits of history. Well! To explore some of the interesting sites of this city, Incheon, subway is an convenient mode of transportation for travel.

Essential travel information and Incheon tips for your visit

Travel Tips

  • Taxi drivers don’t speak English. So, it better if you show them the address of your destination and show them to take you to your destination.
  • Buy a transportation card to pay your fare in buses and subway.
  • Trying fried chicken in Sinpo market is a must.
  • Know the pollution level of Incheon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.43 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 29.29 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 39.07 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.68 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 23.11 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.66 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.22 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.57 (Low)
  • How safe is Incheon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Incheon.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.62 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.96 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.85 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.79 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.16 (Low)
    • Attacks 35.3 (Low)
    • Drug offense 29.49 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.4 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.23 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.35 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.99 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Incheon is 147 (High)

    • Safety Index 65.61 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.39 (High)
    • Pollution Index 47.67 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.72 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.16 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.98 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 96.6 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Incheon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.91 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.3 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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