Nami Island website
Nami Island is located in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, 3.8 km from Gapyeong Province in South Korea. It is distinguished by its privileged location, as it contains charming views, amazing roads full of trees, and is considered the first choice that attracts world tourists to it. .
A brief history of Nami Island
Namiseom Island is known as Namiseom Island, and the name of the island is attributed to General Nami, who died in the sixteenth century at the age of 28. In 1944 AD, the island was formed after the construction of the Chungpyeong Dam on the Han River, which caused the flooding of the land. In 1965, 2,000 trees were donated to Nami Island, including white pine, white birch, lavender, cherry, redwood, and ginkgo.
How to get to Nami Island
Nami Island can be reached through the following ways:
- Air route: Going to Nami Island requires going to Incheon International Airport, which serves the capital city of Seoul and Chuncheon, and the Han River is a 10-hour drive from this airport.
- Rail: The nearest station to the island is Chungmuro Railway in Seoul, and it takes 7 hours by car.
- Bus: Chuncheon buses are a 20-minute drive from the island.
- Boating: It takes 5-6 minutes for a boat ride to reach the island from the river banks.
Best times to visit Nami Island
It is preferable to visit Nami Island in the period from May to October, when the island enjoys sunny and beautiful weather during this period. Nami Island is considered a rural and tourist destination for nature lovers and fans of Korean dramas; This island was a successful place for filming the movie (Winter Sonata), and it is also preferred to visit it during the spring, as the island is filled with cherry blossoms, and it is possible to walk through its ecological path, stroll in its open fields, and enjoy the beauty of its nature.
- ^ a b c c “Namiseom Island, South Korea”, www.mapsofworld.com, 8-25-2015, Retrieved 28-8-2018. Edited.
- ↑ “Nami Island & Petit France”, www.lonelyplanet.com, Retrieved 28-8-2018. Edited.
- ↑ Mimsie Ladner (8-11-2017), “The Most Beautiful Places to See Cherry Blossoms in South Korea”, www.theculturetrip.com, Retrieved 8-29-2018. Edited.