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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Dapdong Catholic Church (Incheon)

Credit : project-bym.com
Credit : Visit Incheon


This church was first constructed by the design of Father Coste from the Paris Foreign Mission church and
This church was completed in year 1937. It is the oldest western-style modern building in Korea. There are three bell towers on the front side, with red bricks on the wall, makes me remember of Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul but in different style.
Dap Dong Cath lic Church also listed as a historical site No. 287.

Namdaemun Rock


The name of the rock comes from the look of its shape, similar to the Great South Gate in Seoul called namdaemun gate.
Pine trees on the verge of the rock resemblance various animals such as tigers, roebucks or rabbits. It is located in Seungbong-do Island
Incheon.



Address : 272 San Oe-ri Yeongheung-myeon Ongjin-gun Incheon

Directions :
By car : Kyeongin highway → Incheon port international ferry terminal
By bus : East Incheon station → ferry terminal (#12, 24)
By ferry : Incheon ferry terminal (2-3times a day, takes 1 hour 20 minutes) →Seungbongdo * ship chartering : Seungbongdo → Budo (takes 40 minutes)

Palmido Lighthouse (Incheon)


Located in Palmido Island, this white lighthouse was built in June 1903 and stands in Pami Island 15,7 km south of Incheon port. It awas the first modern lighthouse There are ferries to the island, which offers scenic views of beautiful sunsets, Incheon bridge
and islands in the West Sea from the observatory. This lighthouse is tangible cultural property of Incheon Metropolitan City No. 40




Address :
San 373 Mooui dong Jung-gu Incheon

Directions :

By car : Kyeongin highway → Incheon port international ferry terminal
By bus : East Incheon station → ferry terminal (#12, 24)
By ferry : ferry terminal → Moouido (2-3 times a day, takes 20 minutes) * ship chartering : Moouido → Palmido (takes 20 minutes)