Wolmido Island (월미도)

Wolmido Island (월미도)

It located roughly 1km off the coast of Incheon, has since become part of the mainland with the creation of a new highway. The name Wolmido Island comes from the shape of the island as it resembles the tail of a half moon. Thanks to its location near Seoul and the convenient transportation, many people visit here during weekends.

The Culture Street starts with Doodle Pillar, and continues onward to Meeting Square, Arts Square, Performance Square, Good Harvest Square and several other notable highlights. Throughout these areas, spontaneous performances are performed, and street artists can draw for you on the spot. Moreover, many cafes and seafood restaurants are lined along the coast so you can enjoy coffee or fresh seafood while viewing the sea.

A must-see attraction on Wolmido Island is “Play Hill.” It’s not as large as other theme parks in Korea, but the Apollo Disco and the Viking rides are truly thrilling. If you’re not into rides, the Apollo Disco ride is still fun just watching. You can also get on a cruise to look around the island.


Address
252, Wolmi-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
인천광역시 중구 월미로 252 (북성동1가)
Type
Seasides/ Beaches/ Islands


Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-32-765-4169 (Tourist Information Center of Wolmido Island)
+82-32-760-6482~3 (The Council for the Tourism of Wolmido Island)
Homepage
Incheon Jung-gu Culture & Tourism
icjg.go.kr/tour
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Wolmi-do My Land
www.my-land.kr (Korean only)

Telephone
+82-32-765-4169 (Tourist Information Center of Wolmido Island)
+82-32-760-6482~3 (The Council for the Tourism of Wolmido Island)

Parking Facilities
Available

Available Facilities
Ferry Cruise
Departure time: 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, (19:30 Summer only)
Duration: 1hr 20min
Fare: Adults (Middle school students and older): 15,000 won / Children (ages 5 to elementary school students): 8,000 won
Inquiries: +82-32-764-1171~4 (Korean only)
Ferry Company Homepage: http://www.cosmoscruise.co.kr (Korean only)

Restrooms
Available

Available Facilities
Cultural Street, amusement park, restaurant, outdoor stage, Wolmi Park, water fountain, etc.

[Wolmi Moonlight Music Fountain]
– Operating period: April–October
– Schedule: Different times for weekdays and weekends (national holidays) / may also vary by season
– Closed: Mondays (for maintenance)
– Inquiries: Incheon Jung-gu Facilities Management Corporation +82-32-763-8145

Directions
[Bus]
Incheon Station (Seoul Subway Line 1).
– Exit the station and take Local Bus No. 2, 15, 23 or 45 bound for Wolmido.
– Get off at Wolmido City Tour, Wolmi Culture Street, or Wolmi Final Bus Stops.

[Taxi]
From Incheon Station, it takes about 10 min to Wolmido Island (월미도).

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