From the World’s Best Airport to its unique culture, Korea is full of fascinating experiences
Korea is known for its amazing food, shopping streets and districts, beautiful palaces and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Korea is also home to the world’s 5th-tallest skyscraper, ‘Lotte World Tower’ for shopping enthusiasts; Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) that houses a fashion design information center with seminar rooms and a lecture hall for lovers of design; and the Seoullo 7017 Sky Garden that features gardens, terraces, exhibitions and over 24,085 plants representing 228 species of trees and flowers found in and outside of Korea.
Incheon International Airport is also well-known for its world-class facilities and is ranked the Best Airport Worldwide for 12 consecutive years by the Airports Council International (ACI)'s Airport Service Quality Award. It is also rated as The World's Cleanest Airport and the World's Best International Transit Airport by Skytrax. Incheon Airport has a spa, private sleeping rooms, an ice skating rink, indoor gardens, a Museum of Korean Culture as well as a golf course and a casino nearby.
This great mix of past and future, world-class facilities, fantastic food, 24-hour shopping and mesmerising landscapes, makes Korea one of the hottest places to visit for any traveller.
Incheon International Airport Leisure Facilities
Facilities include tailor-made amenities for stopover travellers, including a transit hotel, business lounge, spa, private sleeping rooms, bar, shower, hospital, post office and pharmacy. Visitors can also enjoy the airport’s ice skating rink and movie theatre, the Korean Culture Experience Centre with cultural and seasonal performances, classical music concerts, culture gallery and museum, mobile/Internet, mobile charging, roaming and an Internet café. Nearby Paradise City includes a full-service spa, bar/lounge, indoor and outdoor pools, poolside bar, fitness centre, gourmet cafes and casino.
Adventure never stops in Korea. The free city tour, a variety of transit package tours and rental cars are available for stopover travellers. The free city tours, aka ‘Transit Tours’ provided by the airport, are a great way to see the city and you can take one that fits into your schedule (from one to six hours). For a longer stay, enjoy the city’s many attractions including a visit to the Gyeongbokgung Palace or traditional Bukchon Hanok Village, followed by a delicious Korean barbeque dining experience.
Paradise City Fill your stopover to the max with a visit to Paradise City, including a Casino, Hotel, Gourmet Café, Indoor/Outdoor Pool, PlayStation Experience Zone, Fitness Centre and more. More info here.
Medical Transit Tour Nurture your health with everything from skin care to general check-ups, and even Plastic surgery!
Seoul City Tour Be sure to visit Gyeongbok Palace, considered the largest and most beautiful palace in Seoul; and the popular Insadong shopping district lined with art galleries, wooden tea houses, restaurants, cafes, and small shops selling arts and crafts. Bukchon Hanok is a traditional Korean village with over 600 years of Korean history. And Seoul N tower, one of the tallest towers in the Orient and one of the representative landmarks and multi-cultural venues in Seoul.
Incheon Temple Tour Heungryunsa Temple: Though the view of Incheon from this temple is eye-catching at any time of day, the view at twilight is particularly stunning. Those who are hoping for a longer look at temple life are encouraged to enrol in the Heungryunsa temple stay, which guides visitors in experiencing Korean Buddhism. The temple also operates a meditation centre and a Manbuljeon, a room that enshrines thousands of Buddhist artefacts. A high-tech memorial centre is open for visitors wishing to pay tribute to their ancestors.
Shopping at Incheon International Airport
Airstar Avenue is Incheon Airport`s premium spot for duty free shopping where you can enjoy a new & unique shopping environment. Its 43,500 sqm of commercial space is filled with over 600 brands, 80 duty-free stores and 92 food & beverage stores.
The airport’s duty-free shopping mall has been rated the World's Best for three years in a row by Business Traveller. It’s one of the world’s biggest duty-free shops where you can purchase luxury brands, cosmetics, liquor, gifts, cultural products, Korean electronics, Kimchi, Korean health food and more at special rates. There are a plenty of great restaurants and cafes as well.
Korea is world-renowned for its delicious cuisine. Day and night, visitors are spoiled for choice, with a selection of street food, tea houses, Korean BBQ, and multi-course Royal banquets—not to mention the array of local delicacies to be found as you travel the country, like snow crabs in Yeongdeok or the country's best bibimbap in Jeonju.
Winter in Korea
Korea is a winter wonderland—when the mountains are especially beautiful. Winter activities include hot springs and spas, world-class ski resorts, theme park, ice fishing and Jimjilbang, and hiking at the National Park. More info here.
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