Symbols of Namdong-gu
Wood: Ginkgo biloba
Flower: Forsythia Koreana
Structure : Barn Swallow
57.0km² [5.4% of Incheon]
Green belt (28.5km², 50%), housing (16.1km², 28.3%), industry (10.3km², 18.1%), commerce (2.0km², 3.5%), other (0.1km², 0.1%)
Revenue and expenditure budget (based on the second revised supplementary budget in 2020)
A total amount of KRW 1139.4 billion
※ Financial independence: 19.61 % (27.37 before implementation of reforms)
A mysterious natural port, the only traditional fishing port in the metropolitan area
Incheon Soraepogu Festival is one of the representative cultural tourism festivals created for tourists visiting Soraepogu. Soraepogu is a sightseeing spot surrounded by heaven-blessed nature of the metropolitan area, where small boats and sunset create a magnificent view.
Soraepogu is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Seoul metropolitan area visited by seven million tourists a year. In this place, people can experience and taste various fresh seafood including shrimps, crabs, and salted fish. The Sorae Marsh Ecological Park, which is known for solar salt, is located near Soraepogu. The salt field in the park is preserved so it is considered as a repository with well-preserved marine ecosystem.
The costume of the characters symbolizes the friendly and energetic people and residents of Soraepogu. Also, the blue and green costumes represent the blue sky and fresh nature of the port while the pink and purple costumes symbolize the warmhearted people of Soraepogu. The muffler wrapped around the neck symbolizes the joy of the festival, while the apron denotes the visitors participating in the festival.
Full of memories and romance
Soraepogu is more accessible with the opening of the subway’s Suin Line. As the sole natural fishing port in the metropolitan area, Soraepogu always represents romance and memories through time. Enjoy fresh seafood and a variety of salted fish at Incheon Soraepogu Festival that is held every month of October.
History of the living
The Sorae History Museum contains the history and culture of Sorae, which is being forgotten due to urbanization and rapid development of new cities. It vividly shows the history of the people living in Sorae.
in the city center at Sorae Marsh
At the Sorae Marsh Ecological Park, you can fully experience being in a wetland in the middle of the city. Since it is located at the old Sorae salt field, various salt plants such as Suaeda glauca (Bunge) Bunge, Suaeda japonica, Salicornia europaea, etc. are widely distributed. Also, the open walking trail with reeds and windmill creates magnificent view.
Visitors can experience and observe the ecology and marine culture of the 8,000 year-old natural mudflat at the ecological exhibition hall and nature learning center. These were made by renovating the salt warehouse. Salt production and mudflat experience are also available here.
Good for walking all year round
Incheon Grand Park is a large natural green park surrounded by Mt. Gwanmosan and Mt. Sangsan.
It is a forest within a city which is full of cherry blossoms in spring, roses in early summer, and colorful fallen leaves in autumn. There are various convenient facilities such as children’s zoo, forest library, four-seasons sledding, bicycle tour, etc.
From cypress forests to sheep ranch
Neulsolgil Park is one of the representative tourist attractions in Namdong-gu. A variety of things may be seen and enjoyed at this park including the barrier-free trail that features a forest bath, sheep ranch with cute sheep, forest playground, and the Hanwha Historical Museum where the history and development of gunpowder can be seen in one view.
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Scale of the complex
(Unit: 3,305.8m2 (thousand pyeong in Korean))
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