Incheon is filled with various attractions across the city.
There are a few hot places that you must visit if you are traveling in Incheon!
In this edition, we introduced special places where you can enjoy various contents from history to scenery, experience, and food.
Travel across Jung-gu and Dong-gu in Incheon and find various treasures.
Walk Back in Time into Faint Memories
Each alley of Dong-gu keeps the memories of the modern times we lived in. From Sudoguksan Museum of Housing & Living that shows the hardships of life to secondhand bookstores with the scent of old books, these are the cultural heritages that are precious and appreciated. When you walk inside Dong-gu, it seems as though time has stopped, giving it a more comfortable and warmer mood.
▶ Baedari Secondhand Bookstore Street
Baedari is the place to stop by, not pass by. In the piles of dusty books, take a joy of finding the book for you, such as the one that you can’t buy because it is out of print and old books that keep your memory. From the bookstore where the cat is the owner to a secondhand bookstore that hold poem recitals, and the bookstore that appeared in the drama Goblin, you won’t know which book awaits you and where.
Address: 18-10, Geumgok-ro, Dong-gu
Directions: Exit 1 of Dongincheon Station on National Railroad Line 1, walk 9 minutes
▶ Baedari Match Village Museum
Joseon Inchon Company, the first match manufacturer of Korea in 1917, was located in Baedari. It exhibits the match manufacturing process and history, materials related to match manufacturers across the nation, and match products branded ‘Joseonpyo’ and ‘Ssangwonpyo.’
Address: 19, Geumgok-ro, Dong-gu
▶Sudoguksan Museum of Housing & Living
It reproduced the past of Songnim-dong and Songhyeon-dong, which were shantytowns. It shows the corner stores, briquette stores, willower shops, and barber shops that actually existed alongside figures like a man collecting waste and storeowner were modeled after actual people. This is the place that shows the life of common people during the 1960s-1970s.
Address: 51, Solbit-ro, Dong-gu
▶ Augmented Media Space ‘Tam’
This is where you can have direct experience of Dong-gu’s history and culture using the 3D technology. The program that takes you back in time on the Past Train is popular. You need to make a reservation through the homepage.
Address: 12, Seohae-daero 520beon-gil, Dong-gu
▶Delights of Dong-gu
Dong-gu has old ports of Incheon such as Manseok Port and Hwasubu Port. Fishing boats are still in full operation to supply marine products. With plenty of seafood supplied, Manseok-dong Webfoot Octopus Street developed in the area. Hwapyeong-dong Cold Noodle Street, Songhyeon-dong Korean Sausage Street, and Songnim-dong Fish Roe Soup Street are also places that attract epicures.
Address: Cold Noodle Street _ Hwapyeong-ro 8beon-gil / Webfoot Octopus Street _ 9, Manseok-ro
Korean Sausage Street _ Hwadojin-ro 43beon-gil / Fish Roe Soup Street – 169, Saetgol-ro