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[Airport Railroad #AREX Travel Theme] Recommended Travel Theme for Western Part of Incheon - BEST 5

The Korean Thanksgiving Day (Chuseok) is approaching. This year, the Chuseok holiday has been extended to almost 2 weeks.

If you are a foreigner residing in Korea, you might still be thinking of places to go during this long holiday. If you think that it is too late to book an international flight ticket to go somewhere, don't worry! We have a solution for you! How about exploring Incheon this Chuseok holiday with Airport Railroad #AREX? Let us check out what are the BEST 5 travel theme for the western part of Incheon.

THEME 1: Chinatown / Gaehangjang (Open Port Area) / Sinpo International Market


Incheon Chinatown

Korea Incheon Chinatown
In THEME 1, the course includes Chinatown,  Gaegangjang (Open Port Area), Songwoldong Fairy Tale Village and Sinpo International Market.

If you come to Chinatown in Incheon, you can find many Chinese restaurants that has long history. Basically, you can find many types of Chinese food in this area, and many of the Chinese restaurants have over 100 years history. This place is filled with red colour, which makes you feel like you have arrived in China, but in reality you actually are in Korea.

Gaehangjang (Open Port Area)

Gaehangjang (Open Port Area)

Next up, it is the Gaehangjang (Open Port Area) building that has been kept since many years ago. In this area, you can see many traditional Japanese style building with old generations design.

Sinpo International Market

Sinpo International Market, Incheon

For food lovers, Sinpo International Market is the place for you. Ever since this market was opened, there are many foreigners that visit this place. What is the popular food at Sinpo International Market? - Dakgangjeong (Crispy crunchy fried chicken) and Gonggal-ppang (Crunchy Ballon Bread). Besides that, you can also find other food such as octopus stick, Chinese style dumplings, etc.


THEME 2: Chinatown / Wolmido Island / Incheon Complex Fish Market

Wolmido Island

Wolmido Island

Wolmido Island

Wolmido Island

For THEME 2, the travel course includes Chinatown, Gaehangjang (Open Port Area), Songwol Fairy Tale Village, Wolmido Island and Incheon Complex Fish Market.

What is the famous ride in Wolmido Island? - Viking and the Tagada ride! Other than the theme park, you can also visit the Museum of Korea Emigration History. It is highly recommended that you watch sunset at Wolmido Island. It will leave you an unforgettable trip in Incheon.

Incheon Complex Fish Market

Incheon Complex Fish Market
Next, it is the Incheon Complex Fish Market which is near the Wolmido Island. Some people believe that it is at the local market that you can experience and feel the life of the local people. Incheon Complex Fish Market is a major tourist attraction in Incheon. You can find fresh seafood that are caught by the fishermen from the coast near Yellow Sea.

THEME 3: Yeongjongdo Seaside Park / Sorae Port / Sorae Ecology Park

Yeongjongdo Seaside Park

Yeongjongdo Seaside Park


This time, let's go to Yeongjongdo Seaside Park! Yeongjongdo Seaside Park is located along the Yeongjongdo beach. There are two activities that are popular in Yeongjongdo Seaside Park, namely water park and rail bike.

Yeongjong Rail Bike

Waterfall at Yeongjong Rail Bike

You can ride the Yeongjong Rail Bike around the water park in Yeongjongdo Seaside Park. At the starting point of the Yeongjong Rail Bike track, you can find a small waterfall too.

Sorae Port & Sorae Ecology Park

Sorae Port & Sorae Ecology Park

Sorae Pork is located near the capital region. Due to the relatively cheap price of fishes, it always attracts many people. You can eat raw fish at this place too.

As for Sorae Ecology Park, this is a popular place among young people and children. For those who are active users on Instagram, it is worth visiting Sorae Ecology Park because you can take many nice shots for your Instagram!

THEME 4: Chinatown / Incheon Dream Park -Chrysanthemum and Cosmos flowers festival

Incheon Dream Park


Incheon Dream Park

Incheon Dream Park

Course included in this theme:
- Chinatown
- Gaehangjang (Open Port Area)
- Songwol Fairy Tale Village
- Incheon Dream Park

This course is suitable for people who loves flowers. The flowers will bloom during autumn. In Autumn, there are many Koreans who come to Incheon Dream Park with their family, friends, lovers, etc, to enjoy the flowers. BONUS: it is free! No admission fee.


THEME 5: Small Island off Muuido Island - Beach & Tracking


Muuido Island, Incheon

Muuido Island, Incheon

Muuido Island, Incheon

Muuido Island, Incheon

Muuido Island, Incheon

Muuido Island is famous for its fine sand! However, if you want to get to Muuido Island, you must take the boat.

Small Island off Muuido Island

Small Island off Muuido Island

There is a small island off Muuido Island. To get there, you have to walk on the bridge from Muuido Island. What is more interesting is that you can find a museum at the small island off Muuido Island that tells you about this island, as well as photo and history exhibition.



Alright! So, these are the Airport Railroad #AREX BEST 5 Recommended Travel Theme for Western Part of Incheon. We hope you will enjoy your trip in Incheon!