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Florentia Village Review - Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet Wuqing Tianjin

Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet
Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet
Florentia Village review of Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet in Wuqing Tianjin of China. The Florentia shopping village is a leading internationally famous brand outlet mall with a design inspired by classic Italian building styles. The shopping village luxury designer outlets mall has gathered over 200 European, American and Asian top luxury designer brands and offers top-level famous goods outlet at an average discount of up to 80% off. Florentia Village owns 6 shopping outlets mall in China Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Wuhan and Chengdu.

The Florentia Village luxury designer outlet mall address is located at north of Qianjin Road, Wuqing District, Tianjin of China. 5 kilometers away from Wuqing North exit (Yangcun Village) of Beijing-Tianjin and Beijing-Shanghai Highway, 100 meters to Wuqing Station of Beijing-Tianjin Interurban Railway.

Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet

Florentia Village – Jingjin Wuqing Tianjin luxury designer outlet is developed by leading Italian fashion and retail giant RDM Group as its first flagship shopping and retail outlet in China, which sprang up near the port city of Tianjin in 2011. Florentia Village was designed as a full-function shopping and lifestyle center with true Italian heritage and unparalleled world-class design and management.

While strolling along a canal with gondolas flowing alongside reconstructed classic buildings, you discover sought-after fashion pieces from the world’s leading design houses. Visitors or travelers can indulge in a shopping extravaganza of nearly 200 international fashion brands such as Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Prada, Armani Bulgari, Tod’s, Versace, Burberry, Celine, Zegna, Moncler, Missoni and Lancel, and popular lifestyle brands including Diesel, Coach, Guess, CK Jeans, Follie Follie, Samsonite and BMW Lifestyle. There are also British, US, and China-based retailers in the mix.

To ensure a genuine outlet experience, Florentia Village guarantees that all products are genuine with year round discounts across all stores. Value hunters can enjoy an average of 50% and up to 70% off domestic retail prices for items up to three fashion seasons for classic and fashion items from world leading luxury brands.
Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet Map
Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet Map

Florentia Village Business Hours Review

Winter: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM (November 1st-March 31st)
Summer: 10:00 AM-9:00 PM (April 1st-October 31st)
Open at 9:00 AM during weekends and official holidays

How To Get To Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet Wuqing Tianjin

Free Shuttle Bus

For the convenience of customers, Florentia Village, Wuqing Tianjin, are providing free shuttle bus to the village(Every weekend and National Holidays).
1. Beijing Boarding Location: East Guomao Hotel, under the bridge of crossroads of Jingmao Street and Third Ring Road
2. Tianjin Boarding Location: Tianjin Guomao Shopping Center (Intersection of Nanjing Road and Machang Road)
3. Florentia Village Boarding Place: South-West corner of Florentia Village, Gate 2

The seat of the return shuttle bus needs to be reserved. Please take your ID card, receipt (amount not limited, except for catering, children who are under 1.2m tall do not need reservation) to make the return trip seat reservation. Each person is entitled to one ticket. In case multiple persons hold the same ticket, the ticket will be issued on first-come-first-serve basis. Passengers who do not have a receipt cannot reserve the seats. The reservation will be closed half an hour before the departure time.

High Speed Train

The high-speed train to Florentia Village ticket expenses can be reimbursed on the SAME day but it is only valid for:
1. One-way ticket departing from Beijing South Station or Tianjin East Station and arriving at Wuqing Station.
2. Shopping receipt whose RMB amount exceeds  1,000 (Food and beverage not included, except for Bella Vita) needed.

ID /passport is needed for the process of reimbursement.

Show the ticket for the way over and it will be in exchange of cash and thus not returned (Only for second-class seats; for customers departing from Beijing South Station, Florentia Village will refund RMB 38.5 in cash to each individual for one day; For customers departing from Tianjin East Station, Florentia Village will refund RMB 15.5 in cash to each individual for one day. It is not applicable for the Beijing-Tianjin inter-city railway transit.)

Testimonials above need to be shown when registering at the Customer Service center in Florentia Village Area A. Cash will be reimbursed on site upon verification. Only one ticket can be reimbursed for a person for one day.

Florentia Village covers the travel cost to make shopping economical and low carbon, making it delightful to visit and shop at ease. So that you can enjoy authentic Italian shopping styles, food and beverages from overseas and go for fashion items to achieve the highest level of satisfaction at Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlet Wuqing Tianjin.

Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie) Tianjin China Address Map

Tianjin Ancient Culture Street Map
Tianjin Ancient Culture Street Map
Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie)
Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie)
Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie), is one of the places of interest in Tianjin China. Gu Wenhua Jie is a cultural tourist attraction place on the west bank of the Hai River in Nankai District, Tianjin, China. It is a national 5A scenic area regarded by the China National Tourism Administration.

Tianjin Ancient Culture Street was formally unfolded on New Year's Day in 1986. It conserve and mapping the ancient architectural style of the Qing dynasty, with its Niangniang Palace, the Temple of the Queen of Heaven (Tianhou Palace), honoring the sea-goddess Mazu in its geographical center. Its principal street is divided into two parts, the South Palace Street and North Palace Street, centered by the Mazu Temple, which traces back to AD 1404.

Ancient Cultural Street address is at Gongnan Main Street, Nankai District, Tianjin 300100, China. These old street begins from Gongbei Avenue in the north, and ends at Gongnan Avenue in the south, being 750 yards (687 meters) long and 16 feet (5 meters) wide. Though fundamentally a business street, it attracts tourists to travel and see its many special ancient architectural styles stores along the street. The Gu Wenhua Jie generally operates three categories of goods: firstly, relics, antiques and antique furniture, such as the four treasures, old books, traditional paintings, jewelry, antique and other belongings; Secondly, folk traditional commodities, such as Zhang’s colorful clay figurine, Yangliuqing New Year Paintings with 300 years of history, Wei’s Kite, Liu’s engraved bricks, Jingdezhen’s porcelains, Suzhou’s embroidery, etc. The Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie) is also a favorite place to sample the delicious local snacks. The local delicacies include Goubuli Steamed Dumplings, Erduoyan (the Ear-hole Lane) Fried Glutinous Cakes and tea soup. There are directional maps along the street making it easy to find the cultural delights and best deals.

The Temple of the Queen of Heaven was originally built in 1326 and is one of only three Mazu Temples in the world (the other two are Fujian Mazu Temple and Beigang Chaotian Temple on Taiwan Island). The Temple of the Queen of Heaven is at present the Folk-custom Museum of Tianjin and exhibits many folk crafts and cultural relics of ancient times. Yuhuang Pavilion (Yuhuang Ge) is the only building that was constructed during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and is the oldest structure in the street.
Tianjin Ancient Culture Street Directional Map
Tianjin Ancient Culture Street Directional Map

How To Get To Tianjin Ancient Culture Street

A short minutes walk east of the Confucius temple, or a taxi ride from the railway station. The street is situated in the northeastern quarter of Tianjin, beside the Hai River.

Take bus no. 1, 605, 609, 610, 619, 632, 633, 641, 646, 670, 671, 804, 849, 904, 908, 954 or sightseeing bus no. 2 and get off at Dongbeijiao Station.

Take bus no. 4, 12, 333, 461, 600, 658, 659, 675, 681, 856, 861, 863, 878, 903, 907 or 913 and get off at Dongmalu Station.

Lastly, Tianjin Ancient Cultural Street (Gu Wenhua Jie) is designed as a place for visitors or travelers to best experience Chinese cultural. Visitors and tourists look up to its old classic cultural features, buy various folk crafts, and sample the delicious local snacks. Most importantly, as visitors and tourists take a few minutes walk there, they will be in particularly impressed by the splendorous replica of the old ancient classical architecture in the folk style of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

Juyongguan Pass Great Wall Map

Juyongguan Pass Great Wall Map
Juyongguan Pass Great Wall Map

Juyongguan Great Wall Photo
Juyongguan Great Wall Photo
Juyongguan Great Wall Picture
Juyongguan Great Wall Picture
From the , it is indicated that Juyong Pass Great Wall is an important section of China's 10-thousand-li Great Wall. Juyongguan Great Wall in Chinese is "居庸关长城".

The Juyongguan Pass Great Wall map show a panoramic view of the great wall Juyongguan. The slopes on both sides of Ju Yong Guan Pass are carpeted by a dense growth of foliage. The ravine is flanked by mountains with brooks flowing all year around.

The Juyongguan pass had many different names during former Chinese dynasties. However, the name "Juyongguan" was used by more than three dynasties. It was first used in the Qin Dynasty when Emperor Qinshihuang ordered the building of the Great Wall. Juyongguan Great Wall is also known as one of the Eight Famous Scenic Spots in Beijing of China, since the Qing Dynasty. Strategically located and difficult to access, Juyongguan Great Wall was named "the most magnificent pass in the world" in ancient times.

Juyongguan Pass Great Wall map out the auxiliary structures with different functions-southern ans northern arched citadels towers, water gates, together with the pass, it formed a complete and tight millitary defense system.

Entering Juyongguan Pass, you will see a platform called "Cloud Terrace", the terrace of Crossing-Street Dagoba dating from the Yuan dynasty. Which is an exquisite masterpiece of Yuan stone carving art. In 1961, "Juyongguan Pass-Cloud Terrace" was announced as a key national cultural heritage protection site.

In 1987 China's 10-thousand-li Great Wall was listed as Word Heritage by UNESCO World Heritage Committee . In 2001, Juyongguan Pass Great Wall was evaluated "AAAA Tourism Area" by National Tourism Adinistration.

Juyongguan Pass Great Wall How to Get There

Taxi from Beijing: A round-trip taxi should cost less than ¥400, driver's fee for waiting included. This could be split four ways. Here is the address: G6 Jingzang Expressway Exit, Changping, Beijing. Here is the address in Chinese to show the driver: 居庸关长城门口, 北京市昌平区昌平县.

Bus from Beijing: You could also take a bus all the way. Take Bus 345 at get off at Shahe. At Shahe, take Bus 昌 68 that goes all the way to Juyong Pass. Make sure the bus has the 昌 (Chāng) symbol.

Alternatively, take Bus No.919 from Deshengmen and get off at the 6th stop of North Nankou Lukou (南口路口北). Then change for the local Bus No. Chang 68 (昌68) and alight at Juyongguan Bus Terminal. The whole public transport plus walking takes about 3 hours, 11 yuan.

Juyongguan Pass ticket price is RMB 45 during season and RMB 40 for off season. The opening hours are 08:30-16:30, hiking time is around 2-4 hours.

The Juyongguan Pass Great Wall map will alsoo show you the way-in and way-out, ticketing booth, toilet location, shopping area, tourist center, clinic, public telephone, snack bar, parking, guard, postal service and it office.

Sapporo Station To Shiroi Koibito Park Review Ishiya Chocolate Factory Day Trip

Shiroi Koibito Park
Shiroi Koibito Park 白い 恋人 パーク

Shiroi Koibito Park Day Trip
Shiroi Koibito Park Day Trip
Shiroi Koibito Park (meaning white lover, 白い 恋人 パーク) is an entertainment park where visitors can enjoy a variety of attractions, including observation of their Ishiya white chocolate cookies production line, cookies making at the Cookie craft Studio, Ishiya’s original sweets at café, Chocolate Time Tunnel, World Chorus Theater, Shiroi Koibito Railway, Old-style Children’s Toy Box, Rose Garden, Sapporo Mechanical Clock Tower and etc.

Shiroi Koibito Park (白い 恋人 パーク) is a fantastic place based on the ideals of deliciousness, fun and stories of sweets from a bygone era. In addition to housing the Ishiya patisserie Shiroi Koibito chocolate fFactory where this well-known Hokkaido confectionery is produced, the park also has a cafe to allow visitors to savor Ishiya’s original sweets, the Cookiecraft Studio (where budding confectioners can try their hand at making their own Shiroi Koibito cookies), a toy exhibition room and the Rose Garden. The things visitors see, taste and experience here will make for truly “sweet”memories!

Sapporo Station To Shiroi Koibito Park

Sapporo Station To Shiroi Koibito Park
Sapporo Station To Shiroi Koibito Park
Ishiya Shiroi Koibito park chocolate factory in Sapporo location address is Japan, 〒063-0052 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Nishi Ward, 宮の沢2−2−11−36.

How To Go To Shiroi Koibito Park From Sapporo Station

Take the Tozai line and head for Miyanosawa, which is the last stop. When you get off at Miyanosawa Station on the Tozai Subway Line, which is approx. 20 min. from Odori Station. Take the walkway towards the Supermarket ahead and exit to the surface , continue North till you come to a junction and look to your right, a Huge Grey building is visible (Approx. 7 min. on foot from Miyanosawa Station). That is Shiroi Kobita Chocolate factory with its beautiful garden.

Getting there may be a little tricky as there was not much signage to Shiroi Koibito Park. Just remember to walk towards "Cheria", which is an Education Centre. When you emerge from the front of Cheria, cross the road and you can't miss the Chocolate Factory building.

Alternative, you can also take a bus from JR Sapporo Bus Terminal (Otaru direction) and get off at the Nishimachi kita 20-chome bus stop. (Chuo bus or JR bus).
Ishiya Shiroi Koibito Park
Ishiya Chocolate Factory Shiroi Koibito Park

Shiroi Koibito Park Review 

Shiroi Koibito Park Opening Hours 

Opening hours: 9:00~18:00 (Last Admittance:17:00 , Shop Closing Time:19:00)
*Subject to occasional change, including during the year-end and New Year holidays

Ishiya Chocolate Factory Entrance Fee 

Ishiya Chocolate Factory Entrance Fee
Ishiya Chocolate Factory Entrance Fee

High school students and older General : ¥600 / Groups of 20 or more : ¥500

Junior high school students and younger  General : ¥200 / Groups of 20 or more : ¥150

*Free Admission for Infants Aged Three or Younger.

*No Pets Allowed.

Below are the collections of visitors' reviews:

Ishiya Patisserie Shiroi Koibito
Ishiya Patisserie Shiroi Koibito
"Fun to all through of the buildings. You can go to the base of the clock tower and get your tickets for the Shiroi Koibito park day trip. There are all sort of memorabilia from cups and containers related to drinking chocolate over the last few 100 years. You also get to see the factory productions and how they churn out the famous Shiroi Koibito white lover cookies. The garden grounds are amazing and great for children, especially the numerous collection of mini doll houses for the kids to play with. The day trip finishes with a choral performance of their mannequin bakers singing at the top of the building overlooking the grounds."

"This is the place where thousands of thousands of the famous 白色恋人 cookies are made, having originated here in Hokkaido. This place can be easily access via Tōzai Line (Miyanosawa Station) about 7 stations from Odori Station. Upon arrival at Miyanosawa Station, just follow the sign all the way for about 5-10mins."
Ishiya Chocolate Factory At Sapporo
Ishiya Chocolate Factory At Sapporo

"The exterior of the Shiroi Koibito park (白い 恋人 パーク) is like a fantasy place, with beautiful architectures and many scenic spots, great for photo-taking! Inside the park, there is a large shop selling the famous shiroi koibito white lover 白い恋人 chocolates, cookies, candies and souvenirs. Also they have scheduled candy-making sessions too. Interesting place to visit!"

"If you love cookies with chocolate, then this is definitely a  place you must visit! Shiroi Koibito park is also the location of the Ishiya Chocolate Factory in Sapporo, one of the oldest and most famous Chocolate Factory in Hokkaido and also Japan, well known for their famous white lover cookies and sweets. The tour is quite interesting and enjoyable with beautiful chocolate cup collection. The tour trip also shows the history of the factory and how their famous Shiroi Koibito white lover cookies are made. The park itself offers beautiful mini houses with lots of flowers and photo opportunity sites. There is also a show from the tower and balconies that happens at specific schedule throughout the day. The gift shop offers their famous treats and fresh drinks for visitors to enjoy and bring home. A must visit site in Sapporo!"

Ishiya Chocolate Review
Ishiya Chocolate Review
"It was like one of the attractions in Sapporo but you can buy Shiroi Koibito cookies anywhere in Japan (especially at the airport shops)."

"This is Ishiya patisserie Shiroi Koibito, where they make the famous white lover 白色恋人 cookie. Love this place with the beautiful lush roses and magnificent exterior with intricate details. We paid to walk through the production line but my kids did not want to make a cookie, so no comment on that. Many pictures opportunities and in the cold weather, enjoyed the chocolate soft cream ice-cream outdoor too. Parking is free."

"We visited this place thinking that it would just be a chocolate factory showing their history and how the chocolates were made. But we were so wrong! This place had so much more things. The rose garden and toy museum were one of them. My favourite place was the one where we could see through a glass panel and look at how our favourite white chocolate cookies were made! Overall, this is a great place for families with kids to visit."

"Before exiting the station, get a map from the control station (see photo). Yes, they even printed them in colours. There are some signages fixed onto the lamp posts once you exit the station. So keep a lookout. The cookie-making class is conducted in mass so be early (arrive in the morning if you are keen to participate) because they have a schedule for that. I enjoy watching the cookie production. There's even a mailing service for your cookie at the retail store! But the service is not available during the weekend when I was there."

Shiroi Koibito Park
Ishiya Chocolate Factory How To Go

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong

Mount Sorak Entrance Fee
Mount Sorak Entrance
Mount Sorak! Looking for how to go to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park from Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong?

The Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park is also referred to as Seolsan and Seolbongsan, the mountain was named Seorak ('Seol' meaning 'snow' and 'Ak' meaning 'big mountain') due to the snow wouldn't melt for a very long period time retaining the rocks in a lasting state of whiteness.

Seoraksan is the 3rd highest mountain in South Korea and the highest mountain in the eastern of South Korea, Gangwon Province.

Mount Sorak Admission Fee
Mount Sorak Admission

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul
Mount Sorak Map
You can either take the metro train to Gangbyeon Station in Seoul, which is on Line 2, green line. Exit is at exit no. 4 at Gangbyeon Station. Walk across the road to the bus terminal and buy a bus ticket to Sokcho. The travel time including stops was 3 hours. There are more than 40 departures per day to Sokcho between about 6am and 11pm.

Alight the bus at its final destination, the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal. Walk out of the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal and turn right. About 50-100m away is a local bus stop, wait there for bus 7 or 7-1. The buses are supposed to arrive roughly half hourly.

Or you can take the Seoul Express Bus from the Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho City, which will land you the same way of taking the Bus 7 or 7-1.

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Nami Island

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Nami Island
Bear of Mount Sorak
After taking the ferry back from Nami Island, take a bus or taxi to Gapyeong Station, which travel about 10 minutes ride. Followed by bus or take the train to Namchuncheon train station go to the exit that indicate "to Chuncheon Bus Terminal" to Chuncheon. After which take the express bus to Sokcho (bus times 07:30, 09:00, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 14:50, 16:00, 17:20, 18:30, last train at 20:00).

When you reached Sokcho, take the bus no. 7 or 7-1 or taxi to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park.

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Myeongdong

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong
Mount Sorak Temple
Go to the Dong-Seoul Bus terminal located near to Gangbyeon subway station, line 2, Green. Then take a bus bound for Sokcho. The travelling time is about 3 hours plus to reach Sokcho.

Then around the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus 7 or 7-1, located about 2-3 metres away from the terminal. It will bring you to Seoraksan, which takes approximately 30 minutes.

There is a tourist info center outside the Sokcho bus terminal. Check with them if you need more help.

Lastly, the best way recommended to view Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) attractions if you only have a enough time, is by taking the Seorak Cable Car. The cable car goes up at a relatively high speed. Nevertheless, safety is checked and the scenery can be best enjoyed with the guided tour in the cable car.

Hope you enjoy this post on how to go to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park from Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong.


How To Get To Everland or Lotte World Theme Park In Seoul Korea

How To Get To Everland or Lotte World Theme Park In Seoul Korea? This post is breakdown in two portions. The first talk about how to get to Everland, the second talk about how to get to Lotte World. Both Everland and Lotte World are the well known theme park in Seoul, Korea.

How To Get To Everland

Everland is South Korea's largest theme park. Located at the Everland Resort in Yongin, a city in Gyeonggi-do province. Everland address is 199 Everland-ro, Pogog-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do. Everland is operated by Samsung C&T Corporation previously known as Samsung Everland, Cheil Industries, a subsidiary of the Samsung Group. The theme park recorded a 7.3 million visitors per year and was ranked sixteenth in the world for amusement park attendance in year 2014.

Go to Everland By Metropoilitan Subway

- Change to Yongin Ever Line at Giheung Station on Bundang Line
- It takes 30 minutes from Giheung Station to Jeondae Everland Station (last stop) on Yongin Ever Line.
- You are able to take the free shuttle bus from Yongin Ever Line and go to Everland or Caribbean Bay.
- Ever Line operation hours 05:30~23:30 (last train)

How To Go To Everland From Seoul By Bus

- Take bus no. 5002 and no. 5007.
- For bus no 5002, bus stops can be found at Sinnohyeon , Gangnam and Yangjae station. Takes approximately 40 - 50 minutes and bus fare is about 2500 won (one way)
- For bus no 5007, bus stops are at gangbyeon, jamsil, songpa and suseo station. Takes approximately 60 - 80 minutes and bus fare is about 2500 won (one way)

Gangnam Station bus no. 5002 had been popular, since it is a good deal. So most of the times it will be crowded and have to wait longer to get on the bus.

Everland also has two shuttle bus both with multiple stops throughout Seoul. It is the most expensive option a round trip and reservations in advance is required. This is a private shuttle bus service operated by a bus company. There are 5 departure locations to choose from.
How To Get To Everland
T Express

South Korea's highest, fastest, longest, steepest roller coaster. South Korea's first wooden coaster.
It has world's steepest wooden roller coaster record (77 degrees, 2009)

The T Express, first started in 2006, is the first wooden roller coaster and the largest of any kind in South Korea. The T Express is the 6th longest wooden coaster in the world at 5,838 feet (1,779 m) long. With the first drop inclined at 77 degrees. Its classify as the steepest roller coaster.

How To Get To Lotte World

Lotte World is a major recreation building complex in Seoul, South Korea. It comprises of the world's largest indoor theme park, a Guinness World Record, an outdoor amusement park called "Magic Island", an artificial island inside a lake linked by monorail, shopping malls, a luxury hotel, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities, and movie theaters. Lotte World is located at Sincheon-dong, and receives 7.3 million visitors each year.

It is best to take the public transportation. Get off at Jamsil station on either Subway Line No. 2 or 8, and you can use the underground walkway. Subway exit no. 4 & 5.
How To Get To Lotte World
Indoor Ice Skating Ring
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Things To Do In Nami Island How To Get There

Things To Do In Nami Island How To Get There

Things to do in Nami Island how to get there? There are 10 things you can get to do in Nami Island once you get there. In Nami island, there you can do the things in this post. 

Nami Island is a tiny half-moon shaped island located in Chuncheon, South Korea. Nami Island get its name after General Nami, a notable figure in Korea history. Who courageously fought in battles and led a great victory against the rebels in the 13th year of the 7th king of the Joseon Dynasty, King Sejo (reign 1455-1468) but died at the age of 26. Nami island in Chinese is 南怡岛.

Nami Island Map
Nami Island Map

Where Is Nami Island Located

Nami Island is located 3.8 km from Gapyeong County, but belongs to Chuncheon in Gangwon-do. The island has an area of 460,000 square meters and a circumference of 5km. Nami island looks like a leaf floating gracefully on the top of Cheonpyeong Lake, in the middle of the Han River.

How Long From Seoul To Nami Island 

Going to Nami Island is 63km from Seoul. Traveling in the direction of Chuncheon, it is 30 minutes away from Chuncheon and an hour away from the suburbs of Seoul.

Nami Island How To Get There

Nami Island is not accessible via car, ferry is required to get there. Ferry schedule:
07:30-09:00 (Departure from Gapyeong Naru: Intervals 30 minutes)
09:00-18:00 (Intervals 10-20 minutes)
18:00-21:40 (Departure from Nami Naru to last ferry: intervals 30 minutes)

Nami Island How To Get There
Nami Island How To Get There

[One year-term Admission Ticket]
Fare: 35,000 won

[Integrated Admission Ticket including Naminara Republic and Tamnara Republic]
Fare: 50,000 won

* Discounted rate is applicable with proper identification to:
- Middle / High school students, Persons with a disability (Level 1-3), Seniors ages 70 years and older, Foreigners (passport or alien registration card)

* Special deal or rate is applicable to:
- Babies (ages 3) to elementary school student, Groups of infants (under ages 3 years old)
- People purchasing late admission (Dec-Mar: Ticketing after 18:10hrs (visitors using the ferry at 18:30hrs) / Apr-Nov: Ticketing after 19:10hrs (visitors using the ferry at 19:30hrs)

Nami Island entrance fees:

General Rate: Adults 10,000 won
Discounted Rate: 8,000 won
Special Rate: 4,000 won
Admission fee includes a round-ferry ticket, usage fee, and additional tax.

There is hotel in Nami Island, however you may want to take note of the ferry schedule, which may limits your hours for exploring Nami Island is you are staying overnight at the hotel out door cooking and camping are prohibited. There are also several Nami island restaurant and cafes, where Korea, Asian, Italian food can be found.

Things To Do In Nami Island

1. Write Down Your Wish
Things To Do In Nami Island - Write Down You Wishes
Things To Do In Nami Island - Write Down You Wishes
Once you reach Nami Island, there is this channel or passage way where you can write down your wishes on a piece of paper and hang it on the the semi circle fencing.

2. Enjoy Different Variety of Cuisines, Coffee and Desert
Things To Do In Nami Island - Enjoy the Cuisines, Coffee and Desert
Things To Do In Nami Island - Cuisines, Coffee and Desert
Nami Island offer a wide variety of different cuisines and dining experiences to suit the tastes of visitors. Cafes are designed to offer a bit of rest for both parents and children while enjoying the coffee, dessert and appreciating the dazzling landscape of Nami Island.

Don't forget to try the steam sweet bean paste bun.
3. Stroll The Garden
Things To Do In Nami Island - Stroll The Garden
Things To Do In Nami Island - Stroll The Garden

4. Take Winter Sonata Nami Island Pictures
Take Winter Sonata Nami Island Pictures
Take Winter Sonata Nami Island Pictures
Nami island is the location where many Winter Sonata scenes were shot. Winter Sonata, a Korea drama, was released in 2001 to the Hong Kong audience and later released in China and Japan.  The demand is growing internationally for this love story that steals the hearts of all who watched.

5. Walking Slowly Down The Tree-Lined Road 
Nami Island November
Nami Island November
6. Inspired By The Maple Trees
Nami Island Pictures
Nami Island Pictures

7. Amazed By The Giant Breast Feeding Statute
Things To Do In Nami Island - Breast Feeding Statue
Things To Do In Nami Island - Breast Feeding Statue
8. Bicycle Riding
Nami Island provides bicycle renting service, as it takes a couple of hours to tour the whole of Nami Island, renting a bicycle may be a good choice to get around the island.

9. Feel The Riverside
You ca also try walking or riding along the riverside to enjoy some good scenery.
10. Take Pictures or Videos
One of the things you must do when you are in Nami Island, is to take memorable pictures or videos.

Lastly, weather for Nami Island in November is rather cold, a jacket and thick clothing is recommended.

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Travel From Bangkok To Pattaya Luxury Holiday

Travel from Bangkok to Pattaya 

The distance travel will take about 2 hours (150 km) by coach or bus. For holiday packages to Pattaya Thailand, you will visit the Gems Gallery - The world's biggest jewelry store during the trip to Pattaya Thailand. There will be a small internal rail which you can rides to learn see how Gems comes about.

There is also the leather factory where it mainly produces leather from the crocodile skin. You will learn the knowledge of how to differential genuine and fake leather.

After which, the Sriracha Tiger Zoo in Thailand is another much visited places. There will be pig race, pig capable of doing math calculations, exiting crocodile show, tiger shows, etc.


Pattaya Hotel

For accommodation in Pattaya Thailand holiday can be a 3 star hotels, if it only for one or two days stay and you just want to enjoy Pattaya instead of the hotel luxury services.  

Camelot hotel Pattaya is a 3 star hotels, a cheap hotel in Pattaya with swimming pool and is also a hotel near walking street where Pattaya night life is. 

Room of Camelot Hotel

Pattaya Ladyboy Cabaret Show

Another must visit place in Pattaya is the Alcazar show, which are performed by Pattaya Ladyboys. The show will last about 45 minutes. After the shows the ladyboys will stand outside the theater for photo taking (there will be charges if you are taking with them individually).

From the pattaya beach, you can also take the speed boat to Coral island where there are water sports like the banana boat ride, para-sailing, jet skiing, underwater walk, etc.

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