Destinations Icheon-si

Icheon is famous for its pottery and rice. It is known as having the most fertile land in the country. It is also the leading center for the preservation and exhibition of traditional Korean pottery, and hosts a pottery festival every year. Its picturesque mountain layers also contain within them such beautiful spots as alkaline natural hot springs.



Tourist Sites

Leisure/Sports

  • Jisan Forest Resort
    Address :
    San 28-1 , Haewol-ri, Majang-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
    Description :
    Jisan Forest Resort, which is 40 minutes from Seoul, is made with a full-line European style which comes smoothly down the mountain. The merit of a ski resort which faces north is that it can easily maintain the quality of snow, as well as its new snow removal machine and management systems. Jisan Resort can avoid many of the difficulties of weather problems as well as being able to maintain the best quality of snow. Especially, it has completely opened up its slopes to snow boarders for the first time ever within the vicinity of Seoul. It is planning to expand the slopes separately for infants, beginners and visitors from southeast asan countries.
    Directions :
    The bus runs every 10-20 minutes from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal. Take this bus and get off at Icheon. Then take Bus No. 12 from Icheon and get off at Jisan Resort.
    Information :
    1. Tel : 031-638-8460 (Kor/Eng/Jap/Chi)
    2. Homepage :
    http://www.jisanresort.co.kr (Kor/Eng/Jap/Chn)
    3. Open: November 23rd ∼ beginning of March the following year.
    4. Fee:

    Lift Fee
     

     

    Over 12 years-old (Won)

    Under 12 years-old (Won)

    Daybreak (7:00-10:00)

    20,000

    15,000

    Daybreak/Morning(7:00-13:00)

    35,000

    23,000

    Morning/Afternoon (9:00-16:30)

    42,000

    27,000

    Morning (9:00-13:00)

    31,000

    20,000

    Half (12:30-16:30)

    31,000

    20,000

    Night(18:00 - 23:00)

    24,000

    23,000

    Afternoon/night (12:30-23:00)

    46,000

    30,000

    One-time ticket

    7,000

    5,000

    Ski Rental Fee

     

    Over 12 years-old (Won)

    Under 12 years-old (Won)

    Daybreak(7:00-10:00)

    20,000

    15,000

    Daybreak/Morning(7:00-13:00)

    35,000

    23,000

    Morning/Afternoon(9:00-16:30)

    42,000

    27,000

    Morning (9:00-13:00)

    31,000

    20,000

    Half day (18:00-23:00)

    31,000

    20,000

    Night(18:00-23:00)

    34,000

    23,000

    Afternoon/night(12:30-23:00)

    46,000

    30,000

    5. Facilities: Snow park for kids, playground for infants, ski shop, campsite, cycling course, basketball court, soccer field, putting course, golf practice range.

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Leisure/Sports

  • Icheon Ceramics Village
    Address :
    Gyeonggi-do > Icheon-si > Saeum-dong
    Description :
    Icheon Ceramics Village makes traditional Korean ceramics, and represents Korea in the quality ceramics it produces. The village became the center of traditional pottery because the materials for good pottery was easy to obtain in these areas. Icheon Ceramics Village was also the center of Joseon Baekja ceramics a long time ago. Presently about 80 pottery factories are congregated at the village, and about 300 pottery kilns are in use. Visitors can have tours on the pottery production process, and buy pottery directly. It is worth while to see the works of these potters who have been named Living Cultural Treasures of Korea for creating the highest quality works of art. Not only are the traditional Cheongja,Baekja, and Buncheong pottery produced here, but you can also see pottery for today. The Haegang Ceramics Art Center is the only ceramics Art Center in Korea, and you can learn a lot about ceramics here. One of the must-see events at Icheon Ceramics Village is the internationally famous “Icheon Ceramics Festival” held every year. Works of pottery are displayed, and there are also pottery classes, traditional kiln handling, pottery character show, and even a parade.
    Directions :
    Dong (East) Seoul Bus Terminal -> Icheon
    First Bus 06:10, Last Bus 21:40 / 15 minute intervals / 1 hour travel time.
    Icheon -> Icheon Ceramics Village
    Take a bus headed to Saeum 2(i)-dong, and get off at Saeum 2(i)-dong.
    From Icheon Intercity Bus Terminal, take a bus bound for Icheon Ceramics Village.
    Information :
    - Inquiries: Icheon Ceramics Village Automated Phone Service: 02-134,  Tour Code number: 8031-2

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