Duration: 3 1/4 hours
Tour Code: inc-005
Enjoy this panoramic introduction to Incheon, a major seaport and the location where U.N. troops landed in 1950, outflanking the invading North Korean troops.
Visit the Incheon Landing Memorial Hall, built in honor of the successful landing operation led by U.N. Commander in Chief, General Douglas MacArthur. The museum contains military armaments used by the South and North Korean military, as well as photos showing what life was like in Korea at that time.
You will also enjoy stops at the Yeonan Pier Fish Market, one of Korea's largest fresh fish markets where you can see all types of seafood, including blue crabs and mussels and Jayu Park (Freedom Park), the first Western-style park in Korea. The park contains numerous sculptures and monuments, including the famous General MacArthur statue, his right hand grasping a pair of binoculars and gazing confidently out to sea.
A final stop is made at the Sinpo conventional market, which offers a wide variety of goods for purchase. Return to the ship after enjoying some free time to explore on your own.
Please note: This tour includes a moderate amount of walking including approximately 40 steps at Jayu Park. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and those with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Light-weight clothing; flat, comfortable walking shoes; sun caps and sun glasses are suggested.