Incheon is another port city of South Kora which the tourists usually miss. The city is not boring and has got tons of attractions which a solo woman traveller would love. Not being a tourist hotspot works well for Incheon as it has a much more authentic feel of South Korea than many other places. Spring and fall are the best time to visit this beautiful city as the winters could be freezing whereas the summers are quite humid. Let’s now look at the main attractions and the things to do in this Incheon.
Incheon is the place you are going to land when visiting South Korea, so how to get to Incheon becomes invalid. Once here, you as a solo woman traveller or anyone else could take the subway, bus or train to their destination in the city. If you are looking for some greenery and natural beauty, then your first place to visit in Incheon should be the Incheon Grand Park. It is the largest urban green park in the city and is surrounded by mountains. As a solo woman traveller, you could visit the botanical garden, relax by the lake or go for a bike ride in this Grand park.
Songwol-dong Fairy Tale Village is another must-visit place if you wish to bring out the Disney princess in you. Hundred of tourists flock to this village every day to get a glimpse of this magical land. Several Disney character murals and their standees could be found here. The pastel-coloured buildings make for some exciting photos which a solo woman traveller could snap and show them back home to their friend and family.
Baengnyeongdo Island is another place that should not be missed when in Incheon. It’s the closest island to the line which divides South and North Korea also has strategic significance. If you are looking for some hiking, then do visit this island. The legends say that the island has a fascinating history behind it which you could read about before or ask a local when you visit there.
Koreans love their spas and saunas and if you are a woman, visiting a jjimjilbang (Korean spa), after a long day of travelling and sightseeing, should be on your itinerary. Spasis is the biggest jjimjilbang in this city and has a wide range of facilities such as cave rooms, fitness rooms, swimming pools in addition to the basic spa and saunas.
The international airport here in Incheon happens to be the gateway to South Korea and serves as the main airport serving the Seoul capital area. The airport has been rated as the best airport in the world so be sure to have a small tour of the airport when you land here. The famous Korean saying that “All ways Incheon” also highlights the significance of this city because of the airport and shipping docks.
One cannot take out the germs of shopping from a woman so if you are someone who loves to shop; then we know the best places to go dor shopping in Incheon. Bupyeong Underground Shopping Mall, Triple Street and NC Cube Canal Walk should be the go-to places of solo woman travellers for shopping in Incheon.