Incheon International Airport, also referred to as Seoul-Incheon International Airport, is the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area in South Korea. It is largest airport in the country and one of the largest in the world, featuring a golf course, ice skating rink, a casino, a spa, private sleeping rooms, indoor gardens, and a Museum of Korean Culture. In addition, it has been rated as the cleanest airport and best international airport in the world by Skytrax. The airport is located west of Incheon's city centre, about 48 km west of the South Korean capital Seoul.
Where to go
Lotte World - Many tourists enjoy going to Lotte World, the major recreation complex in Seoul. It is best known for containing the world's largest indoor theme park (documented in the Guinness World Records). Other major features of Lotte World is an outdoor amusement park called "Magic Island", an artificial island on a lake (linked by monorail), a luxury hotel, shopping malls, sports facilities, a Korean folk museum, and movie theaters. It is next to impossible for any visitor not to find something to do in Lotte World!
Myeong-dong - Myeong-dong is a large commercial area and one of the main shopping and tourism districts in Seoul. Mid- to high-priced retail stores line the streets, as well as international brand outlets. It is also known for two historically significant sites: Myeongdong Cathedral and the Myeongdong Nanta Theatre.
Children's Grand Park, Seoul - The Children's Grand Park is a family-friendly leisure facility located in the Gwangjin District of Seoul. It features amusement park rides, hills and hiking trails, a zoo, and a botanical garden, and features various performances and events.
COEX Mall - The COEX Mall is an underground shopping mall in Gangnam-guu Seoul, so named as it contains Convention centres and exhibition halls. It covers an area of about 154,000 square metres, containing hundreds of shops, two food courts, movie theatres, COEX Aquarium, and a large bookstore. It also houses the Kimchi Field Museum.
Surprisingly, Incheon International Airport serves more Japanese airports than Japan's primary international gateway, Narita International Airport. It operates flights to Tokyo, Toyama, Sendai, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Kagoshima, Komatsu, Niigata, Oita, Okayama, and Chitose, among others. Automobile lovers might want to visit Nagoya because it is home to auto-making giants such as Honda, Toyota, and Mitsubishi Motors. It contains the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology and Toyota Automobile Museum, but there are lots of other places worth visiting too, like the Nagoya City Art Museum, Port of Nagoya Aquarium, Nagoya Castle, Atsuta Shrine, Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagoya City Science Museum, and Toyota Kaiken Plant Tour and Museum.
Incheon International Airport serves many long-haul destinations, including cities in the Americas and Europe. Visit the German city of Frankfurt am Main to explore several cultural institutions, such as Museum für Moderne Kunst, Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, the Goethe House, and Naturmuseum Senckenberg.
How to get out
Incheon International Airport is currently served by over 90 airlines, the largest carriers in terms of passenger numbers including Korean Air and Asiana Airlines. It serves as a major connecting point between China and North America, hence providing non-stop flights between several cities of the two countries.
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