Incheon airport (ICN) to
Yam Bulgwang

Do you want to know how to get to the Yam Bulgwang?
There are many ways you can get to Yam Bulgwang such as public transportation (bus, subway / metro), taxi and Blacklink limo/transfer/shuttle service.

  • Public Transportation

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    Distance : 53.81km

    Time : 1h 20min

    Fare : dollar3.6

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    Distance : 56.006km

    Time : 59min

    Fare : dollar44.0

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    Fare : dollar62.0 ~

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Since most public transportations (bus, subway/metro) are not available 24/7, make sure to check the bus schedules when using late night bus. During busy hours, it is hard to find a taxi driver and the you may have to pay for extra fare for late night use. Despite of a bit higher price, Blacklink provides a hassle free and comfortable door-to-door transfer service from Incheon Airport (ICN) and Gimpo Airport (GMP) to your lodging or from your lodging to ICN and GMP.

Don't sweat outside waiting for other transportation with your luggage. Make a round trip reservation with Blacklink as you plan for your trip. It is easy, convenient and available 24/7. Then, the assigned Blacklink driver will greet you at the arrival and will drive you to the Yam Bulgwang. You can use Blacklink for not only hotel but also Gimpo Airport (GMP), Myeongdong, Jongno-gu, guesthouse, resort, airbnb, lodging and anywhere you want to go in Korea. Check out Blacklink customer review posted below.

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  • Feb. 18, 2020, 11 p.m.

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    The drivers did a great job. They are friendly and very helpful. Keet it up! I'll definitely recommend you. Thank you. Til our next visit to South Korea.

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  • Feb. 16, 2020, 10:50 p.m.

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    Best decision we made so far. During my trips to Korea with family or friends, transport from the airport to our lodging is always the dilemna. Good thing I stumbled upon blacklink. we were able to book a service on the day of our arrival. Our driver, Mr Lee, on time. He was so helpful and very considerate. He inisisted that we go in the car where it warm and that he load our luggage in the van. He was also very patient. We mistakenly put in the wrong address on the registration as we couldnt understand Korean. He didnt drop us off the the wrong place. When that was sorted out, he brought us to our exact accomodation. He also made sure that we met with our host and got in our accomodations safe and sound. Thank you Mr Lee! Will definitely book blacklink again. it was value for our money and very convenient

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  • Feb. 4, 2020, 11 p.m.

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    It was my first time to visit South Korea, and was a bit worried about our transfers from Incheon International Airport to our hotel in Myeongdong as the schedule of our flight will arrive at SoKor quite late. No buses or trains available anymore during that time. Tried checking ride hailing apps but find it too expensive while deals from other travel booking sites but there were a lot of restrictions and add-ons. Good thing I came across Blacklink when I tried searching online. To be honest I was a bit hesitant since it is my first time to use the platform. Apparently, I was immediately relieved because they send email updates from time to time (payment confirmation, assigned driver and vehicle, etc). When we arrived, the driver is patiently waiting for us and assisted us with our luggages politely and willingly. With this, I also booked a vehicle through the platform for our transfer from the hotel to the airport. Will definitely use Blacklink again whenever I go back to South Korea. Great Job! So happy with the service. Plus, it's very efficient and convenient especially if you travel by group. -Carmina, Philippines

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  • Jan. 15, 2020, 1:30 p.m.

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    Wonderful drivers. Thank you so much for your services. It made it so much relaxing having your drivers picking us up from our house to airport and airport to house. Will use you guys again.

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  • Jan. 9, 2020, 5:20 p.m.

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    Easy to talk too through whatsapp and very accommodating when it comes to requests.

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Yam Bulgwang

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Situated just a five-minute walk from Bulgwang Subway Station (Line 3 & 6), Yam Bulgwang provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Seoul. Yam Bulgwang has comfortable rooms, equipped to suit the needs of any guest. The motel is under a 30-minute drive from Gimpo International Airport. It is also a brief car ride from Bukhansan National Park, Gyeongbokgung Palace and Gwanghwamun Plaza.

Things to do near Yam Bulgwang

Sight Seeing

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    Area of Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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    Bugaksan Mountain (북악산)

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    Area of Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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    Seoul is enveloped by mountains, consisting of Bugaksan, Namsan, Naksan, and Inwangsan to name a few major peaks surrounding the city. Bugaksan, the mountain located to the north of Seoul, is the highest among these and is a southern offshoot of Bukhansan Mountain. It is also referred to as Baegaksan.

    Seoul Fortress Wall runs along the mountain ridge and Changuimun (also called Jahamun), one of the four small gates surrounding the castle town during the Joseon Dynasty, is on the west side of the mountain near Inwangsan Mountain. Running between Changuimun and Arirang Hill in Jeongreung, Bugak Skyway is a scenic road overlooking downtown Seoul; it also passes through a variety of attractions such as Changuimun and Bugak Pavilion. Another attraction is Samcheong Park at the southern foot of Bugaksan Mountain.

    Inwangsan Mountain (to the west of Bugaksan) and Naksan (to the east) were considered ideal locations, according to the philosophy of Feng Shui. Known for its rugged granite, Inwangsan Mountain was the site of many tigers attacks during the founding of the Joseon Dynasty. According to legend, the king entreated the mountain deity to send the tigers across the Yalu River. Even though the tigers were banished from Inwangsan, one female tiger bearing babies was allowed to remain on the mountain. The babies, subsequently multiplied and made Inwangsan a feared place, full of tigers.

    Inwang Skyway connects the east of Inwangsan to Bugaksan. The eastern side of Inwangsan was turned into a posh residential area while Guksadang (literally "National Shrine") was moved from Namsan to an area west of the mountain in the 1920s. Even today, shamans perform exorcisms at the shrine, as well as rituals honoring the mountain deities.

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    Inwangsan Mountain (인왕산)

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    The ancient castle walls of Seoul connecting the ritual sites of King Taejo and Muhakdaesa to the Sajik Tunnel and Jahamun Gate still remain on the grounds of Inwangsan Mountain. Many people enjoy hiking from the path that begins at the Sajik Tunnel, which leads to the peak of the mountain passing the castle walls, then hike back down to Buam-dong. The hiking course is also connected to the road in front of Cheongwadae so hikers can also walk along the historical Palpan-ro road, Hyoja-ro road, and Gyeongbokgung Palace. The hiking path located behind Sajik Park leads to Hwanghakjeong Pavilion, where archers during the Joseon Dynasty once honed their marksmanship. The Hwanghakjeong Pavilion was originally located in the Gyeongbokgung Palace but was relocated to the mountain. From the top, a panoramic view of the surrounding area spreads as far as Naksan Mountain, Namsan Mountain, and Baegaksan Mountain with Gyeongbokgung Palace at its center.

    The hiking path past Sajik Park's T-intersection is a popular walking course to nearby office workers during lunch time. A view of Cheongwadae is visible from a top beombawi rock (tiger's rock). For hikers seeking to walk along the ridges, it is recommended to take the path down to Hongje-dong quarry or Jahamun Gate. Hikers are recommended to take their time to fully enjoy the view of the surroundings while walking along the path of the outer walls. The stone stairway following the path past Changuimun Gate will take hikers to the path along the outer walls. This path stretches for approximately 200m and a set of stones used to build the city walls during the reign of King Taejo, King Sejong, and King Sukjung still remain along the way. The thick, dark-colored mosses on the stones indicate the long history of Seoul.

    The view of the refreshing landscape and Inwangsan Mountain's peak will greet the hikers once they walk back to the inner city walls through a step of stones. Hikers will be able to get a bird's-eye-view of Seoul's mountains and skyscrapers surrounding the Hangang River. The city walls along the path going down to Cheongun-dong still withhold their beauty from the past. The inner wall path also leads to the Tangchundaeseong Fortress. Tanchundaeseong Fortress was built in order to reinforce the capital’s defenses after the Japanese invasion in 1592 and the Manchu war of 1636.

    Inwangsan Mountain stands at a x_height of 338.2m and spreads throughout the regions of Hongje-dong in Seodaemun-gu and Muak-dong, Nusang-dong, Ogin-dong and Buam-dong in Jongno-gu. The unique and colossal rock formations and the view of Seoul and Cheongwadae are only a few of the many charms of Inwangsan Mountain.

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    Jihwaja (지화자)

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    Operated by the late Master of Culinary Arts of Joseon Dynasty Hwang Hae-seong and current chief director of Institute of Korean Royal Cuisine Han Bok-ryeo, Jihwaja is a restaurant that specializes in authentic Royal Cuisine of the Joseon Dynasty (Intangible Cultural Property No. 38) since 1991.
    Using fresh seasonal ingredients all year-round, meals are prepared to best fit any occasions such as business meetings, celebrations, anniversaries and more. Here you can experience the unique food culture of Korea and the secret recipes of the family of Hwang Hae-seong using all your five senses.

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    309, Jahamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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    Seokparang (석파랑)

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    Seokparang is a restaurant built from the sarangchae, or meeting room, of a villa that was owned by Heungseon Daewongun, the father of King Gojong of the Joseon Dynasty. Upon entering the main gate, gardens created with the method used in the late Joseon period and three hanok buildings can be seen. The royal cuisine served is comprised of strictly selected ingredients and traditional hand-made pastes, showcasing the chefs' passion for their dishes. Traditional liquors made by craftsmen throughout the nation are also available to enjoy with the meal.

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    Samcheonggak (Korean restaurant) (삼청각 (한식당))

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    The chef of Samcheonggak Korean restaurant religiously insists on maintaining the authentic taste of Korean cuisine and culture, combining passion and 30 years of cooking experience to present diners with the genuine taste of Korea. Traditional Korean dishes presented with Korean-style service ensure visitors a cultural experience as well as a satisfying meal.

    The Samcheonggak (삼청각) Korean restaurant is located on the first floor of Ilhwadang and offers a scenic view of the mountains. For special occasions, book one of the five private rooms and celebrate with a Korean meal set full of flavor and tradition.

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    Ahyeondong Wedding Street (아현동 웨딩드레스거리)

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    Ahyeon-dong Wedding Street has over 2000 wedding dress shops. This area can be easily accessed by subway line 2 and is located on Sinchonno Road between Ewha Women's University Station and Ahyeon Station. Shops filled with wedding dresses line the street, making it a bridal paradise. The shops have it all, from the newest wedding dress styles to unique, one-of-a-kind designs. Brides can have dresses made-to-order for affordable prices or simply borrow a dress for their special day. This area has become popular with many tourists looking to see the latest wedding attire.

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    18, Jahamun-ro 15-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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    Tongin Market (통인시장)

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    Tongin Market dates back to June 1941, as a public market set up for Japanese residents near the Hyoja-dong neighborhood when Korea was still under Japanese rule. After the Korean War the nation experienced a swift rise in population, which led to a natural increase in consumption and demand. As a result the area’s street vendors and stores used the former Tongin Market area as their marketplace. Now, Tongin Market consists of 75 stores, most of which are restaurants and grocery stores. There are also some shops selling manufactured goods like underwear and shoes.

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    E-mart - Eunpyeong Branch (이마트 - 은평점)

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    E-mart is a discount supermarket operated by Shinsaege, a department store franchise. Located at the center of northeast Seoul business district, E-mart Eunpyeong is a leading discount supermarket in the area. In addition to offering a wide variety of high quality goods at affordable prices, this E-mart branch features a playroom, a food court, dry cleaners, and other convenience facilities.

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    E-mart is a discount supermarket operated by Shinsaege, a department store franchise. Located at the center of northeast Seoul business district, E-mart Eunpyeong is a leading discount supermarket in the area. In addition to offering a wide variety of high quality goods at affordable prices, this E-mart branch features a playroom, a food court, dry cleaners, and other convenience facilities.