Incheon Tourism, South Korea

Visit Incheon - Best of Incheon

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.

Incheon Travel Tips

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.

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Facts and Stats for Incheon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Incheon

    Know the pollution level of Incheon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 49.37 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 26.79 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.19 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.4 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40.2 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.52 (Low)
  • Incheon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Incheon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Incheon.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.32 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.88 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.84 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.6 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.91 (Low)
    • Attacks 38.02 (Low)
    • Drug offense 32.09 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.85 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.7 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.54 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.64 (Low)
  • Living in Incheon - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Incheon is 153.42 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.04 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.39 (High)
    • Pollution Index 44.25 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.47 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.81 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.45 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.34 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 103.93 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Incheon

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.34 USD

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

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